Tamir Gonen*

Tamir Gonen

Professor, Physiology, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, Biological Chemistry, University of California Los Angeles

Affiliations

Member, Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology GPB Home Area
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
 

Research Interests

The Gonen laboratory is a laboratory of membrane structural biochemistry. We study the structures and functions of membrane proteins involved in homeostasis. The main methods we use are cryoEM (single particle and MicroED) as well as X-ray crystallography.
 

Honors

  • 1996 Science Deans Honors List for Organic Chemistry
  • 1996 Science Deans Honors List for Inorganic Chemistry
  • 1997 Science Deans Honors List for Inorganic Chemistry
  • 1997 Summer Research Scholarship, University of Auckland New Zealand
  • 1998 Senior Prize in Biological Sciences, University of Auckland New Zealand
  • 1998 First Class Honors in Biological Sciences, University of Auckland New Zealand
  • 1999 Doctoral Scholarship, Unibersity of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2009 American Diabetes Association Career Development Award
  • 2009 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist
  • 2011 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Research Campus Group Leader
  • 2012 Member of the Royal Society of New Zealand
  • 2017 Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Publications