The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Professor of Biology and President
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California USA
"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.
Physiology or Medicine, 1975