The OHSU Department of Pharmacology proudly welcomes Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D., James B. Duke professor of biochemistry at Duke University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, for its 2014 Goodman Lecture titled “Seven Transmembrane Receptors.”
Goodman lecture: Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D.
Thursday, Sept. 11, 4 to 5 p.m.
Medical Student Lecture Hall
Reception to follow
Dr. Lefkowitz was the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2012 for his studies of G-protein-coupled receptors. Alongside Dr. Brian Kobilka, Dr. Lefkowitz has made groundbreaking discoveries in the functionality of these specific cell receptors. Approximately half of all medications used today make use of this kind of receptor.