Harkishan Singh

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Professor Harkishan Singh
Born(1928-11-25)25 November 1928
Lyallpur District, India
Died20 March 2020(2020-03-20) (aged 91)
EducationB.Pharm. Panjab University (1950), M.Pharm. Banaras Hindu University (1952), Ph.D. Banaras Hindu University (1956), D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA, USA (2014),D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) Panjab University in Chandigarh, India (2016)
OccupationPharmaceutical Chemist
Notable work
Neuromuscular Blocker Candocuronium (Chandonium)
Spouse(s)Mrs Gian Kaur
ChildrenTript P Singh (son) Dr. Manjeet Kaur (daughter)
AwardsPadma Shri (2017)

Professor Harkishan Singh (25 November 1928 – 20 March 2020) was an Indian chemist. He was a Professor Emeritus at the Panjab University. He was a well known pharmaceutical academic, medicinal chemistry researcher and science historian. He had worked at the Banaras Hindu University, University of Saugar, and the Panjab University in India, and abroad at the University of Maryland, University of Mississippi and the University of London.[1]

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