Jennifer Anne Doudna
February 19, 1964
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||Pomona College (BS)|
Harvard University (MS, PhD)
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Francisco
|Thesis||Towards the design of an RNA replicase (1989)|
|Doctoral advisor||Jack Szostak|
|Other academic advisors||Thomas Cech|
Career[change | change source]
Doudna is known for co-inventing the CRISPR-Cas9 which genetically modifies DNA. She has won medals such as the Kavi Prize, The Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, The Gruber Genetics Prize, and the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize.
Doudna currently works as a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Doudna teaches chemistry and molecular cell biology. She is also an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
References[change | change source]
- "Jennifer Doudna – American biochemist". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved November 13, 2015.
- "Curriculum Vitae (Jennifer A. Doudna)" (PDF). Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
- Wu, Katherine J.; Zimmer, Carl; Peltier, Elian (October 7, 2020). "Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to 2 Scientists for Work on Genome Editing". The New York Times. Retrieved October 7, 2020.
- "Press release: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020". nobelprize.org. Nobel Foundation. October 7, 2020. Retrieved October 7, 2020.
- "Jennifer A. Doudna". The Kavli Prize.
Other websites[change | change source]
- "Jennifer Doudna (UC Berkeley / HHMI): Genome Engineering with CRISPR-Cas9". YouTube. iBiology Science Stories. March 23, 2015.
- "Jennifer Doudna: CRISPR Basics". YouTube. Innovative Genomics Institute – IGI. November 4, 2017.
- "Into the Future with CRISPR Technology with Jennifer Doudna". YouTube. University of California Television (UCTV). October 26, 2019.