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Nirenberg, Marshall Warren

Born: 1927 AD
Currently alive, at 88 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Biochemist

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.