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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Structural Biologist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Profession: Structural Biologist

Why Famous: Born in 1952, Venkatraman "Venki" Ramakrishnan shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath, "for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome".

Birthplace: Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India

Historical Events

  • 2013-12-14 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is named as one of the 25 Greatest Global Living Indians by NDTV Channel, India

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