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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Thomas R. Cech

Title: Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Affiliation:   University of Colorado
    Boulder, Colorado USA
Gender:   Male

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Award Discipline:   Chemistry
Award Year:   1995
Citation:   "For his discoveries regarding RNA catalysis that have added new dimensions to the understanding of the role of RNA in living systems."
    Awarded by President Clinton at a White House ceremony on October 18, 1995.
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Nobel Laureate:   Chemistry, 1989


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