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QB3 Seminar: Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley & Caribou Biosciences

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Room N-114, Genentech Hall

600 16th St.

UCSF Mission Bay

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Jennifer Doudna

Jennifer Doudna is the Li Ka Shing Chancellor’s Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences at UC Berkeley and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Prof. Doudna’s research seeks to understand how RNA molecules control the expression of genetic information. Her research led to insights about CRISPR-Cas9-mediated bacterial immunity that showed how this system can be harnessed for efficient genome editing in animals and plants, creating a transformative technology that is revolutionizing the fields of genetics, molecular biology and medicine. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Inventors. She is a recipient of many awards including the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, the Princess of Asturias Award (Spain), the Gruber Prize in Genetics, the Heineken Prize (Netherlands), the Gairdner Award (Canada), the Tang Prize (Taiwan), the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize, the L’Oreal-UNESCO International Prize for Women in Science and the Japan Prize (Japan).

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