He has led the way in which in making Dictyostelium discoideum a mannequin organism central to inspecting a number of the main questions in experimental biology. He is the George M. Moffett Professor Emeritus of Biology in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University. Bard is considered the “father of contemporary electrochemistry.” In 2013, President Obama awarded Bard with the National Medal of Science.
Other awards he has obtained include the Wolf Prize in Chemistry in 2008, the Priestley Medal in 2002, and the Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1990. His discovery of electrogenerated chemiluminescence (ECL) has enabled the medical group to detect the HIV virus and analyze DNA.
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