Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


(nîr′ĭn-bûrg′), Marshall Warren Born 1927.
American biochemist. He shared a 1968 Nobel Prize for the study of genetic codes.
References in periodicals archive ?
If you want to really restore normal vision, you have to know the retina's code," Nirenberg said.
Also consider Crick's comment in a letter to Nirenberg dated 4 January 1962:
Teams and self-managed groups at all levels of organizational structure are the most likely source of this fundamental reform, Nirenberg says.
The rest of the band consists of: Stan Nirenberg on guitar, Lael Eccard on drums, Jacob Delott on bass and Nathan Leigh on keyboards.
Hering Torres, Maria Elena Martinez and David Nirenberg.
Sheila Nirenberg, a neuroscientist at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, said that the latest study is a radical improvement on existing attempts to insert bionic eye implants which have only had limited success in restoring vision to the blind.
Elizabeth Nirenberg of Northboro, a senior, and Kathleen Egan of Shrewsbury, a freshman, were named to the fall semester dean's list at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore.
For example, the 13 essays gathered in Judaism and Christian Art: Aesthetic Anxieties From the Catacombs to Colonialism (Penn, February), edited by David Nirenberg and Herbert Kessler, all concur that in various "Christian cultures" throughout the centuries "art defined and legitimated itself by rearticulating and representing its relationship to 'Judaism' "; examples range from 4th-century reliefs to Delacroix's A Jewish Wedding in Morocco (1839).
As Communities of Violence: Persecution of Minorities in the Middle Ages--the pioneering work by David Nirenberg (Princeton, N.
John Boswell, Mark Meyerson, David Nirenberg, and Brian Catlos have amply demonstrated, over the course of the Reconquest, policies were formulated not just to uproot and dispossess conquered Muslim populations, but to encourage many to remain.
As David Nirenberg and Richard Kagan point out in their foreword, "in a world that defines all Jews as changeable and duplicitous, it becomes impossible to establish the Jews' true identity (p.