Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1989
Sidney Altman, Thomas R. Cech

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Sidney Altman - Interview

Interview, June 2000

Interview with Sidney Altman by Sture Forsén at the meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, on 26 June 2000.

Sidney Altman talks about how he became interested in science (2:12); the difficulties of being a pioneer (9:54); his thoughts on the Human Genome Project (13:15); the number of genes in the human genome (20:11); and his careers advice for young students (21:29).

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Transcript of the Interview with Sidney Altman


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