Jennifer A. Doudna, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer A. Doudna is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at UC Berkeley. Her research seeks to understand how non-coding RNA molecules control the expression of genetic information. Dr. Doudna holds a Ph.D. in biological chemistry from Harvard University. After serving as a member of the Yale University faculty for eight years, during which time she was promoted to Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, she joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 2002. She has been a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator since 1997 and a member of the National Academy of Sciences since 2002. She was named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2003 and elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2010. Dr. Doudna has served as a consultant to pharmaceutical companies including Gilead and Merck, and is on the Scientific Advisory Board of biotechnology companies including eFFECTOR Therapeutics, Caribou Biosciences and Editas Medicine. More

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