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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

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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.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physiology or Medicine, 1975

 

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