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Roderick MacKinnon is an American biophysicist, neuroscientist, and businessman. He is a professor of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics at Rockefeller University who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry together with Peter Agre in 2003 for his work on the structure and operation of ion channels.

Roderick MacKinnon
MacKinnon in 2014
Born (1956-02-19) February 19, 1956 (age 66)
NationalityUnited States
Alma mater
Known forPotassium Channel Structure
Spouse(s)Jue Chen (2017-)
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Neurobiologist and biophysicist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2003 for his work on the structure and operation of ion channels. He also worked to figure out the three-dimensional molecular structure of a potassium channel from bacteria by using X-ray crystallography.

Roderick MacKinnon Family life


He met his wife Alice Lee at Brandeis University.


Roderick MacKinnon Before Fame


He got his medical degree from Tufts University, after receiving his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Brandeis University.

Roderick MacKinnon Trivia


He was awarded the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1999 and the Gairdner Foundation International Award in 2001.


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He shared his Nobel Prize with his colleague Peter Agre.

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Facts About Roderick MacKinnon


● Roderick MacKinnon was born on February 19, 1956 (age 66) in Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
● He is a celebrity biologist
● His popular book is Gaelic
● In His career, Roderick MacKinnon has achieved an Nobel Prize in Chemistry
● He attended Brandeis University, Tufts University, University of Massachusetts Boston, Burlington High School
● His spouse is Alice Lee (m. 1979)

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