Jennifer A. Doudna


2151 Berkeley Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Professor of Chemistry
Molecular and Cell Biology

Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Li Ka Shing Chancellor’s Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences

  • Medical School, 1989-1991
  • Post-doctoral fellow, University of Colorado, 1991-1994
  • Assistant/Associate professor at Yale University (1994-1998)
  • Professor at Yale University (1999-2001)
  • Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, UC Berkeley, (2002-)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Investigator 1997 to present
  • Packard Foundation Fellow Award, 1996
  • NSF Alan T. Waterman Award, 2000
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2002
  • Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2003
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow Award, 2008
  • Member, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, 2010
  • Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Emmanuelle Charpentier for the discovery of CRISPR, 2020

Doudna Lab research areas