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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