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Howard L. Bachrach, Ph.D.

Howard L. Bachrach, Ph.D.

The President's National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 1983


A biographical memoir a Memorial Tribute by George F. Vande Woude National Academy of Sciences, biography 14 pages, 18 pages total.


Name: Howard Lloyd Bachrach
Birth: 21 May, 1920 Faribault, Minnesota
Death: 26 June, 2008
Institution: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Plum Island Animal Disease Center
Greenport, New York 11944 USA
Award: "For his pioneering research in molecular virology, including identification of the immunizing protein, and his collaborative role in the use of gene splicing to produce the first effective protein vaccine for use in animals or humans."

Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on February 27, 1985.
Education: B.S. Chemistry 1942, Ph.D. 1949, University of Minnesota. Dissertation on hog cholera virus.