Asima Chatterjee (née Mookerjee) was born on 23 September 1917 in Bengal. She was an Indian organic chemist and an astounding scientist noted for her work in the fields of organic chemistry and phytomedicine. Her most notable work includes research on vinca alkaloids, the development of anti-epileptic drugs, and the development of anti-malarial drugs. Asima Chatterjee was the eldest of ...