Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

Germany 2021

On 9 February 2021 Venki Ramakrishnan, 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, spoke to students and scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). This digital event had two parts: an interview and audience Q&A, and a small discussion session with PhD students.

Hear Ramakrishnan’s insights into work-life balance

Hear Ramakrishnan’s advice on choosing a research topic

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