A Canadian American molecular biologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas R. Cech for their work on the catalytic properties of RNA.
He was a member of the school’s ice hockey team while studying physics at MIT.
He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1988.
He has two children with his wife Ann Korner, who he married in 1972.
He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas Cech in 1989 for their work on the catalytic properties of RNA.
Sidney Altman Age
How old is Sidney Altman? He was born in 1939, he is 83 years old.
Sidney Altman Wiki
|Age||83 years old|
|Birthday||May 7, 1939|
Quotes by Sidney Altman
My intention was to enroll at McGill University but an unexpected series of events led me to study physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.— Sidney Altman
For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity.— Sidney Altman
The mystique associated with the bomb, the role that scientists played in it, and its general importance could not fail to impress even a six-year old.— Sidney Altman
The RNA World referred to an hypothetical stage in the origin of life on Earth.— Sidney Altman
Nevertheless, as is a frequent occurrence in science, a general hypothesis was constructed from a few specific instances of a phenomenon.— Sidney Altman