Neurosciences Research Program
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Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers
Identifier: MS C 566
Marshall W. Nirenberg is best known for his work on deciphering the genetic code by discovering the unique code words for the twenty major amino acids that make-up DNA, for which he won the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology in 1968. This collection of correspondence, laboratory administrative and research materials, and publications documents Nirenberg's career as a researcher in biochemical genetics at the National Institutes of Health.
Dates: 1937-2003 (bulk 1957-1997)