Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Nobelist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
A joint winner of this year's Chemistry Nobel prize , Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Venky to his friends and colleagues) has worked on the importance of ribosomes. Apart from this, his journey from theoretical physics to chemistry via biology proves the seamless nature of theoretical sciences. He studied B.Sc. (Physics) in Baroda university in India before doing research in Ohio University.