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Office of the Provost
6004 Parkhurst Hall
Dartmouth College
Hanover, N.H. 03655
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Sidney Altman

AltmanOctober 1992
November 2005

Sidney Altman is a Sterling Professor of Biology and Professor of Chemistry at Yale University, he is a molecular biologist whose work in the structure and function of genetic material, especially catalytic RNA, won him the 1989 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Dr. Altman is deeply concerned with teaching science to both professionals and laypersons. Under his leadership as Dean of Yale College greater emphasis was placed on the importance of science in a liberal arts education.

Last Updated: 9/3/09