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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

David Baltimore

Title:

Professor of Biology and President

Affiliation:

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California USA

Gender:

Male

Award Discipline:

Biological Sciences

Award Year:

1999

Citation:

"For his fundamental discoveries in virology, tumor biology and immunology, notably the discovery of how tumor-causing viruses multiply; for his devotion to building excellence in scientific institutions; and for his statesmanship in fostering communication between scientists and the general public."

Presented by President William Clinton in a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, March 14, 2000.

Nobel Laureate:

Physiology or Medicine, 1975

 

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