Jennifer Doudna: Unraveling CRISPR-Cas9

Unraveling CRISPR-Cas9 with Jennifer Doudna - Conversations with History

Jennifer Doudna, Nobel laureate; Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology and Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Professor in Biomedical and Health UC Berkeley. 


Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor Jennifer Doudna of UC Berkeley for a discussion of her intellectual odyssey that led to the discovery of CRISPR-Cas9, a revolutionary tool for gene editing. In the conversation, they explore the implications of CRISPR-Cas9 for agriculture, biotechnology and biomedicine. They also discuss how education and public advocacy can broaden insight into the ethical and policy dimensions of the biological revolution that is upon us.

KEYWORDS: Bioscience, Bacteria/Genetics/DNA/Medicine/Infectious Disease/RNA/Scientific Inquiry/Nobel Laureates/Women Trailblazers/Cells

Jennifer Doudna
Publication date: 
April 3, 2019
Publication type: 
Conversations with History