Dr. Jason S. McLellan

The University of Texas at Austin

Dr. McLellan, a professor of molecular biosciences and Welch Chair in Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin, is being recognized for his groundbreaking contributions to the understanding and control of viral protein structure that have led to the development of vaccines against COVID-19 and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

The Hackerman Award provides Dr. McLellan with a personal award of $100,000.