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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

James D. Watson

Title:

President

Affiliation:

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor, New York USA

Gender:

Male

Award Discipline:

Biological Sciences

Award Year:

1997

Citation:

"For five decades of scientific and intellectual leadership in molecular biology, ranging from his co-discovery of the double helical structure of DNA to the launching of the Human Genome Project."

Presented by President Bill Clinton in a ceremony in Room 450, Old Executive Office Building, on Tuesday, December 16, 1997.

Nobel Laureate:

Physiology or Medicine, 1962

 

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