Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan : President of Royal Society of London
Q. Who has been elected president of the Royal Society of London on December 1, 2015?- Published on 03 Dec 15
a. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
b. Joseph Banks
c. Humphry David
d. None of the above
ANSWER: Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan assumed Presidency of London’s Royal Society and was elected to office in March 2015. He became the 61st president of this society joining an elite club including scientists like Isaac Newton and thinkers like Christopher Wren. An Indian American scientist, he received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2009 and was also a professor of biochemistry at University of Utah. Founded in 1660, Royal Society is a fellowship of well known scientists.