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9. The Ribosome | Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

In this interview Venki Ramakrishnan reviews part of his work on the structural resolution of the ribosome for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2009 He discusses the role that synchrotron facilities have played in unravelling the structure of the ribosome and how cryogenic electron microscopy cryo-EM has become an essential tool for structural biologists He provides an overview on his current research activities at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology nbsp He explains why governments should invest more in basic scientific research rather than simply on applied science and engineering He also discusses interdisciplinarity collaborations and public engagement Download article from the Scientific Video Protocols website – https scivpro com manuscript 10 323 – https scivpro com manuscript 10 323 Videos of this podcast are available here – https youtu be 8PIucfdJcsg- https youtu be GZP0pXPFWLEVenki s book is available here https amzn to 2wB8eVYClick here to visit this podcast episode