The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Marshall W. Nirenberg
Chief, Section of Biochemical Genetics
National Institutes of Health
National Heart Institute
"For studies of the genetic control of protein synthesis and, in particular, for deciphering the chemical code relating nucleic acid structures to protein structures."
Presented by President Johnson at a White House Ceremony in the East Room on February 8, 1965.
Physiology or Medicine, 1968