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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Cornelius Barnardus Van Niel

Title:

Professor of Microbiology

Affiliation:

Stanford University

Stanford, California USA

Gender:

Male

Year Deceased:

1985

Award Discipline:

Biological Sciences

Award Year:

1963

Citation:

"For his fundamental investigations of the comparative biochemistry of microorganisms, for his studies of the basic mechanisms of photosynthesis, and for his excellence as a teacher of many scientists."

Presented by President Johnson at a White House Ceremony in January 1964.

 

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