Peter Walter to receive the 2014 Lasker Award

HFSP congratulates Prof. Peter Walter on sharing the 2014 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award together with Kazutoshi Mori for their discoveries that elucidate a key quality-control system in the cell, the unfolded protein response. Peter Walter was a 1992 HFSP grant recipient which set up a collaboration with colleagues from the US, Japan and Germany on “The role of functionally interacting GTP binding proteins in the early steps of the secretary pathway”.

The full press release can be found here.