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Singer, Maxine, 2008 August 6

Call Number: RU 1037


  • 2008 August 6


Conditions Governing Access

Collection materials are closed to research until January 1, 2029, after which access is subject to review by University Archives staff.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Biographical / Historical

Yale Corporation Fellow, 1975-90, Successor Trustee

Maxine Singer graduated from Swarthmore College in 1952 and received a PhD from Yale in 1957. In 1994, Yale awarded her an Honorary Doctor of Science degree. She is a leading molecular biologist and science advocate and has made important contributions to the deciphering of the genetic code and to the understanding of RNA and DNA. Singer was the third woman to serve on the Yale Corporation. From 1988 to 2002, she was president of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

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