Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan
Presenter: Venki Ramakrishnan
Published: November 2009
Age: 14-19 and upwards
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Source/institution: Nature Video
Venki Ramakrishnan was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for ‘studies of the structure and function of the ribosome’, the cell’s protein-making factory. In this interview, he talks about his surprise at winning the prize, and what it meant to see the atomic-level structure of the ribosome for the first time.