Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer Doudna
Jennifer A. Doudna
Geneticist, University of California, Berkeley; Co-Inventor, CRISPR-Cas9; Co-author, A Crack in Creation

DR. JENNIFER A. DOUDNA is a professor in the Chemistry and the Molecular and Cell Biology Departments at the University of California, Berkeley, investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and researcher in the Physical Biosciences Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She is internationally recognized as a leading expert on RNA-protein structure and function, CRISPR biology, and genome engineering. 

She is the co-author (with Samuel Sternberg) of A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and The Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution.