The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
James D. Watson
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, New York USA
"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.
Physiology or Medicine, 1962