Prof Sir Venki Ramakrishnan

On ribosomes: the Gene Machine

NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING┬ábiologist, he is President of the Royal Society and head of the Ramakrishnan Lab at the Laboratory for Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge. His talk will be based on his memoir, The Gene Machine, which tells the story of his Nobel prize-winning contribution towards solving the structure of the ribosome – the enormously complex molecule that makes DNA come to life.