Professor Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

He was born in Chidambaram in Tamil Nadu and studied biology in US. (PC: Twitter/@ lifescienceinhistory)

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UK' s Royal Order of Merit

Appointments to the Order are made in recognition of distinguished service to the Armed Forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture. The individuals were chosen by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in early September.

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Winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2009

He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2009 for his work on ribosomal structure and was knighted by the Queen in 2012.

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Hails From Family of Science Scholars

Both his parents were scientists, while his father was head of and his father was head of the Department of Biochemistry at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda

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Ramakrishnan Works At MRC Laboratory, Cambridge University

He is the Group Leader of the leading research hub MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge University. (PC:AFP)

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