Eric Gouaux to Receive 2016 Anatrace Membrane Protein Award from the Biophysical Society

Er422_2ic Gouaux, Ph.D., senior scientist at the Vollum Institute and Howard Hughes Medical Investigator, will receive the 2016 Anatrace Membrane Protein Award from the Biophysical Society. The award recognizes outstanding investigators who make a significant contribution to the field of membrane protein research. Gouaux was selected for his work on the atomic structure of neurotransmitter transporters and ion channels that has revolutionized our understanding of the molecules underlying synaptic transmission in the brain.

Gouaux will accept this award at the society’s annual meeting in Los Angeles this March.