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Nirenberg, Marshall Warren

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Born: 1927 AD
Currently alive, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Biochemist

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1927 - Born on the 10th of April in New York City.

1948 - He
received his B.S. degree, from the University of Florida.

1957 - He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Michigan.

         - He began his postdoctoral work at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

1959 - He began to study the steps that relate DNA, RNA and protein.

1960 - He became a research biochemist at the NIH.

1961 - He was married to Perola Zaltzman, a chemist from the University of Brazil.

1966 - He was awarded the National Medal of Science.

2001 - He was elected to the American Philosophical Society.


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