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Kho•ra•na

(koʊˈrɑ nə, kɔ-)

n.
Har Gobind, born 1922, U.S. biochemist and researcher in genetics, born in India: Nobel prize 1968.
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We have five Nobel laureates affiliated with Lahore itself: Rudyard Kipling whose Kim is set in Lahore, Arthur Compton who taught Chemistry in Punjab University, Har Gobind Khorana who was born in the city and studied in Punjab University, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar who was born in Lahore and Abdus Salam who was educated and taught at Government College Lahore.
"Few Indians like Amartya Sen, CV Raman and Har Gobind Khorana received Nobel Prize for their outstanding academic researches but they pursued their studies in foreign universities like Harvard, not in Indian ones," he said in his convocation address on the third day of his four-day private visit to Bangladesh.
Summary: New Delhi [India], January 9 (ANI): Google on Tuesday celebrated the 96th birth anniversary of Indian-American Nobel prize-winning biochemist Har Gobind Khorana with a doodle.
Nobel Prize winner Har Gobind Khorana, an Indian-American biochemist who was credited with discovery of essential function of the DNA and construction of the first synthetic gene, was honored by Google in form of a doodle on Tuesday.
The old timers at the university -- which produced some of the most distinguished personalities including the Nobel laureate and biotechnologist Har Gobind Khorana, NASA astronaut Kalpana Chawla and prime ministers Manmohan Singh and Inder Kumar Gujral -- believe that the university has failed to live up to its legacy over the years.