The National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 1979
A Biographical Memoir by Paul Luddin, National Academy of Sciences, 14 pages, 18 pages total.
Name: Robert Hanza Burris
Birth: 13 April, 1914
Death: 11 May, 2010
Award: Biological Sciences
National Medal of Science:
Affiliation: University of Wisconsin Madison,Wisconsin 53706 USA
Title: W. H. Peterson Professor of Biochemistry
Citation: "For numerous original contributions leading to an understanding of the physiology and biochemistry of the process of biological nitrogen fixation."
Presented by President Carter at a White House Ceremony on January 14, 1980.