Sidney Altman

Professor Emeritus of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Departments & Organizations

Molecular Virology: Virology Laboratories

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

Office of Cooperative Research


Studies of the function and structure of ribonuclease P in bacteria and human cells.


  • Computational Modeling of Surface Structures United Kingdom; United Kingdom (2008)

    Professor Altman is collaborating on computational modeling of surface structures. This collaboration brings together the extensive experimental expertise at Yale with the University of Warwick's experience in computational work.

  • Oxide Surface Chemistry Japan (2008)

    Professor Altman oversees a collaborative effort on oxide surface chemistry. The samples are fabricated at Yale and then characterized in Japan using techniques complementary to those available at Yale.

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