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Altman, Sidney

LC control no.n 78044855
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingAltman, Sidney
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Variant(s)Altman, S. (Sidney)
Birth date1939-05-08
Death date2022-04-05
Place of birthMontréal (Québec)
Place of deathRockleigh (N.J.)
Field of activityBiology Chemistry Biophysics Education, Higher
AffiliationYale University University of Colorado
Found inTransfer RNA, c1978 (a.e.) t.p. (Sidney Altman) contributions (S. Altman, Dept. of Biol., Yale)
Wikipedia, 3 Aug. 2007 (Sidney altman, born 7 May 1939, Montreal, Quebec; he is currently the Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Chemistry at Yale University)
Washington post WWW site, viewed April 12, 2022 (in obituary dated April 8, 2022: Sidney Altman, a Canadian-born researcher who shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry for a discovery about the cellular function of RNA, which changed scientists' fundamental understanding of biochemical processes and has had applications to medicine and gene therapy, died April 5 in Rockleigh, N.J. He was 82. Yale University, where Dr. Altman was a professor for many years, announced his death. Sidney Altman was born May 8, 1939, in Montreal. After receiving a bachelor's degree in physics in 1960 from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he spent two years as a graduate assistant at Columbia University. Dr. Altman continued his studies at the University of Colorado, receiving a doctorate in biophysics in 1967. Dr. Altman became a department chairman in molecular, cellular and developmental biology at Yale. From 1985 to 1989, he served as dean of Yale College, the university's undergraduate college)
Associated languageeng