Roderick MacKinnon

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Influenced By
Chris Miller
 

Nobel Prize Winner

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

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Spouse (or domestic partner)
Alice Lee (Marriage)
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Date of birth
1956-02-19
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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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