Scenes from the Linus Pauling Legacy Award Lecture

MacKinnon in lecture

MacKinnon in lecture.

A large and enthusiastic crowd convened at the Hilton Portland and Executive Tower last night to participate in the Linus Pauling Legacy Award ceremonies.

Roderick MacKinnon in lecture

Roderick MacKinnon delivering the 2008 Pauling Legacy Award Lecture.

The recipient of the 2008 Pauling Legacy Award, Dr. Roderick MacKinnon of the Rockefeller University, delighted his audience with an engaging talk on the history, evolution and future promise of research on the crucial role that electrical signals play in the proper functioning of the human body. A few images from the evening are included below — click on any of the thumbnails for a higher-resolution view. (All images courtesy of John Schiffhauer)

MacKinnon and Richard Goodman

MacKinnon and Dr. Richard Goodman, Director of the Vollum Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University.

The Rays and Linus Pauling, jr.

Oregon State University President Dr. Edward Ray, OSU First Lady Beth Ray and Dr. Linus Pauling, Jr.

Roderick MacKinnon and Eric Gouaux

MacKinnon and Dr. Eric Gouaux of the Vollum Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University. MacKinnon and Gouaux co-authored a 2005 paper on ion transport across cell membranes.

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