Jennifer Doudna Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

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Jennifer Doudna (Jennifer Anne Doudna )

Last Updated: 16 Oct, 2023 | Views: 655

Age: 60

Profession: Scientist

Other Profession(s): Biochemist, Educator, Researcher

Famous For: Invention of Crispr Gene Editing

Higher Education: Pomona College (BA) Harvard University (MA, PhD)

Jennifer Doudna Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
19 Feb, 1964 (60 Years 01 Month 29 Days)
Birth Country
United States
Birth State/Province
Birth District
District Of Columbia
Birth Sign

Jennifer Doudna Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

Jennifer A. Doudna is a well-known Biochemist and biophysicist Jennifer, was born in New York City. Doudna is renowned for her groundbreaking work in the area of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing technology. She is an Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a Professor of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jennifer A. Doudna Education:

Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology, summa cum laude, Harvard University, 1984

Doctor of Medicine (MD), Harvard Medical School, 1989

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Biology, Harvard University, 1989

Jennifer A. Doudna Career:

1989–1992: University of Colorado Postdoctoral Fellow 

1992–1997: Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado's Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

From 1997 to 2002: Professor at the University of Colorado's Chemistry and Biochemistry Department 

Professor in the University of California, Berkeley's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology since 2002

Since 2002, a researcher at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Jennifer A. Doudna Invention/ Contributions:

Bacterial RNA-guided endonuclease mechanism discovered (CRISPR-Cas9)

Creation of the CRISPR-Cas9 system as a gene-editing tool

Numerous investigations into the workings of CRISPR-Cas9 and its uses

Numerous articles and patents have been issued in the area of gene editing technology.

Jennifer A. Doudna Awards and Honors:

Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, 2015

Japan Prize, 2016

Kavli Prize in Nanoscience, 2016

Jennifer Doudna Nobel prize: In 2020, Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier shared the Chemistry Nobel Prize for creating the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technique.

Jennifer Doudna Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 176 cm
In Meters 1.76 m
In Feet & Inches 5'9"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 55 kg
In Pounds 121 Ibs
Eye Color
Hair Color
Buttery Blonde

Jennifer Doudna Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Martin Kirk Doudna
Mother's Name
Dorothy Jane
James Cate

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