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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

J. Michael Bishop

Title:

Chancellor; Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Distinguished Professor, and University Professor

Affiliation:

University of California, San Francisco

San Francisco, California USA

Gender:

Male

Award Discipline:

Biological Sciences

Award Year:

2003

Citation:

"For his discovery that the genes that determine the cancer-causing potential of certain viruses are counterparts of and derived from essential cellular genes, and that derangement of these cellular genes can lead to growth aberrations and cancer."

Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on March 14, 2005.

Nobel Laureate:

Physiology or Medicine, 1989

 

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