Question: Has an Indian biologist ever won a Nobel Prize?

Venki Ramakrishnan, byname of Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, (born 1952, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India), Indian-born physicist and molecular biologist who was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, along with American biophysicist and biochemist Thomas Steitz and Israeli protein crystallographer Ada Yonath, for his …

Which Indian scientist has won a Nobel Prize?

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1983)- S Chandrasekhar bagged the 1983 Nobel Prize in Physics “for theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars”. He shared the award with William Alfred Fowler.

Is there a Nobel Prize for biology?

Nobel Prize. Why isn’t there a Nobel Prize in mathematics, engineering, biology or environmental science? The Nobel Prizes, as designated in the will of Alfred Nobel, are in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace.

How is Dr Ramakrishnan an Indian?

Venkatraman “Venki” Ramakrishnan (born 1952) is an Indian-born British and American structural biologist who shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas A.

Venki Ramakrishnan.

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Born Venkatraman Ramakrishnan 1952 (age 68–69) Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Citizenship United Kingdom United States

Did Albert Einstein win a Nobel Prize?

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1921 was awarded to Albert Einstein “for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.”

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