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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.