Google Doodle: Celebrating Dr Kamal Ranadive

The doodle marks her 104th birth anniversary and has been illustrated by Ibrahim Rayintakath.

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Google Doodle: Celebrating Dr Kamal Ranadive

Google has created a special doodle on 8 November 2021 to celebrate Indian cell biologist Dr Kamal Ranadive on her birth anniversary. Ranadive is a world-famous biomedical researcher who was especially known for her groundbreaking research on cancer.

The doodle marks her 104th birth anniversary and has been illustrated by India-based guest artist Ibrahim Rayintakath.


About Dr Kamal Ranadive

  • Dr Ranadive is known for her impeccable cancer research.

  • She significantly contributed to a more equitable society through the worlds of science and education.

  • She received a doctorate in cytology, the study of cells in 1949.

  • Around that time, she was also working as a researcher in the Indian Cancer Research Center.

  • She also had an esteemed fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

  • Later in Mumbai, she established the country’s first tissue culture laboratory.

  • Even after retirement in 1989, she worked consistently in rural communities in Maharashtra to train women.


She was a gift to society and we are glad Google has noticed her contribution to the worlds of science and education and dedicated this special doodle to her.

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