Today, November 8, Google is celebrating the 104th birthday of Indian cell biologist Dr. Kamal Ranadive is committed to doodles.
She is known for her new cancer research and commitment to creating a more equitable society through education and science. She was illustrated by Ibrahim Reintakat, an artist living in India, and shows Dr. Ranadive looking through the microscope.
Ranadive also encourages overseas Indian students and scholars to return to India and invest their knowledge to work for their communities. After retiring in 1989, Dr. Ranadive worked in rural communities in Maharashtra, training and educating women to become health workers. education. “IWSA already has 11 branches in India and provides scholarships and education to women in science,” Google said in a statement.
Who is Kamal Ranadive
Kamal Samarat, known as Kamal Ranadive, was born on November 8, 1917, in Pune, Maharashtra. Her father encouraged him to complete medical training to excel in his academic education. In 1949 he received his doctorate in cytology. Cytology is the science that studies cells.
Ranadiv was a researcher at the Indian Center for Cancer Research (ICRC) for her doctorate. She completed his scholarship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA. She then returned to India and established the first tissue culture laboratory in Mumbai. Ranadive also tested Mycobacterium, the bacteria that causes leprosy. During his studies, She also helped develop vaccines.
Ranadiv, director of the ICRC and developer of animal models for cancer development, was one of the first researchers in the country to propose a link between breast cancer and heredity. She was also one of the team members who identified links between certain viruses and cancer. In 1973 Ranadiv and eleven colleagues founded the Association of Indian Women Scientists (IWSA) to support women in science.
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