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Professor Harkishan Singh
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Born (1928-11-25)25 November 1928
Lyallpur District, India
Died 20 March 2020(2020-03-20) (aged 91)
Nationality Indian
Education B.Pharm. Panjab University (1950), M.Pharm. Banaras Hindu University (1952), Ph.D. Banaras Hindu University (1956), D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, USA (2014),D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) Panjab University in Chandigarh, India (2016)
Occupation Pharmaceutical Chemist
Notable work
Neuromuscular Blocker Candocuronium (Chandonium)
Spouse(s) Mrs Gian Kaur
Children Tript P Singh (son) Dr. Manjeet Kaur (daughter)
Awards Padma Shri (2017)

Professor Harkishan Singh (25 November 1928 – 20 March 2020) was an Indian chemist. He was a Professor Emeritus at the Panjab University. He was a well known pharmaceutical academic, medicinal chemistry researcher and science historian. He had worked at the Banaras Hindu University, University of Saugar, and the Panjab University in India, and abroad at the University of Maryland, University of Mississippi and the University of London.

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