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Nobel laureate Sydney Brenner, South African-born biologist passes away

Sydney Brenner (92), a South African-born biologist, has passed away in Singapore on April 5, 2019. He helped decipher the genetic code and his research on a roundworm sparked a new field of human disease research. Brenner shared the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2002 for his contribution to work unraveling how genes control cell ..

Nobel Prize – Chemistry

The winners of Nobel prize 2009 are Venkatraman Ramakrishnan , United States, Thomas A. Steitz United States, Ada E. Yonath Israel “for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome” Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Born 1952 in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu He is a structural biologist at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology of the Medical Research Council ..