2008 Linus Pauling Legacy AwardMay 5, 2008
Rockefeller University professor Dr. Roderick MacKinnon, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, spoke in Portland, Oregon on Monday, May 5, 2008. His lecture, titled "Ion Channel Chemistry: The Electrical System of Life," was presented at the Portland Hilton & Executive Tower. MacKinnon is the fifth recipient of the Linus Pauling Legacy Award, granted once every two years for outstanding achievement in an area of study once of interest to Dr. Linus Pauling. The Pauling Legacy Award is sponsored by Oregon State University Libraries.