Venki Ramakrishnan | Why We Die

Thu 21 Mar 2024 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Why we die- Venki Ramaskrishnan

Nobel Prize-winning molecular biologist and former president of the Royal Society shares his major exploration of the science of why and how we age and die. Discussing his enthralling new book, Venki Ramakrishnan will transform our understanding of aging, death, and whether there’s anything we can do about it.       

In conversation with Dame Carol Black  

Venue: Palmerston Room at St Johns

Duration: 1 hour

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Author Biography

Venki Ramakrishnan received the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on the structure and function of the ribosome. He leads a research group at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK. `He served as president of the Royal Society from 2015 to 2020, and was appointed to the Order of Merit in 2022. His previous book, the scientific memoir Gene Machine, was published in 2018 to critical acclaim.