Dr. Jennifer A. Doudna
Will be on campus on April 10, 2018
Photo by: Sam Willard
• Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences
• Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
• Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology; Professor, Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
Geneticist Jennifer Doudna co-invented a groundbreaking new technology for editing genes called CRISPR-Cas9. The tool allows scientists to make precise edits to DNA strands, which could lead to treatments for genetic diseases.