Indian origin scientist, Dr. Hargobind Khurana, was awarded Google doodle on the occasion of his 96th birthday. Biochemist Har Gobind Khurana is credited with the first generation of synthetic genes.
Nobel Prize-winning Dr. Har Gobind Khurana was born in undivided Punjab. Village Raipur, which is now part of Pakistan. Khurana was the youngest of the 5 siblings. He received his initial education from the village school. In his small village, only his family was educated.
Completed High school education from Multan based DAV High School. He went to Punjab University, Lahore for his graduate studies. In 1945, the British government offered him a scholarship, under which he studies Ph.D. from Liverpool University (England).
Dr. Khurana obtained a doctorate in carbon chemical in 1948. In 1968, Har Gobind Khurana, Robert W. Holly, and Marshall W. were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for their research on the genetic code and protein synthesis, to work in the field of physiology and medicine.
During his lifetime, he was equated with a lot of prizes. National Science Medal is also included
Twitterer Wish a happy birthday to Dr. Khurana
Remembering the Nobel Laureaute, #HarGobindKhurana on his birth anniversary. He was responsible for constructing the first synthetic gene. Indian – American biochemist who shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. pic.twitter.com/elQbn3mpFv
— Dinesh Purohit (@Imdineshpurohit) January 9, 2018
— Tarun Gaur (@greedybackpack) January 9, 2018
We remember Nobel Laureaute Har Gobind Khurana. He was responsible for constructing the first synthetic gene. The Congress Govt in 2007 had instituted the Khorana Program in his honour to foster a scientific two-way exchange between India & the US pic.twitter.com/s0JLUrejNl
— Congress (@INCIndia) January 9, 2018
— Nand Kishore Yadav (@nkishoreyadav) January 9, 2018
A lot of birthday greetings to you Sir