Roderick MacKinnon

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Chris Miller

Nobel Prize Winner

Nobel Honor
"for discoveries concerning channels in cell membranes" (2003, Cell membrane)


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Alice Lee (Marriage)
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Award Winner

Awards Won
"for structural and mechanistic studies of ion channels" (2003, Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
For elucidating the functional and structural architecture of ion channel proteins, which govern the electrical potential of membranes throughout nature, thereby generating nerve impulses and controlling muscle contraction, cardiac rhythm, and hormone sec (1999, Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, Bertil Hille, Clay Armstrong)
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