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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
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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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