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Nirenberg, Marshall W. (1927–)

  • By: Kelly Boyer
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Born on April 10, 1927 in New York City to Harry and Minerva (née Bykowsky) Nirenberg, Marshall Warren Nirenberg proved a core relationship among deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), ribonucleic acid (RNA), amino acids, and cell protein. He, along with Robert William Holley ...

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