EXROP Projects: Eric Gouaux

Eric Gouaux


Eric Gouaux studies the molecular mechanisms of communication between nerve cells by studying the receptors and transporters that detect and remove neurotransmitters from synapses, the sites of nerve cell communication.

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Local Summer Program: TBD
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Mechanism of Ion Selectivity and Block in Acid-Sensing Ion Channels

This project involves x-ray crystallographic studies of acid-sensing ion channel 1a in complex with ion channel blockers and anomalously scattering monovalent ions.

Scientist Profile

Oregon Health & Science University
Neuroscience, Structural Biology