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Ramakrishnan in 2015
|62nd President of the Royal Society|
|Preceded by||Paul Nurse|
1952 (age 68–69)
Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Vera Rosenberry (m. 1975)
|Children||1 son, 1 stepdaughter|
|Thesis||The Green Function Theory of the Ferroelectric Phase Transition in Potassium Dihydrogen-Phosphate (1976)|
|Doctoral advisor||Tomoyasu Tanaka|
|Doctoral students||Nathan James|
Venkatraman "Venki" Ramakrishnan (born 1952) is an Indian-born-American-British structural biologist. He received the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome.
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