Jennifer A. Doudna

Co-Founder at Caribou Biosciences, Inc.

Jennifer A. Doudna

Jennifer A. Doudna

Co-Founder at Caribou Biosciences, Inc.

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Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.
Caribou Biosciences, Inc.
Mammoth Biosciences, Inc.

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Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1964

Age

55

Number of Awards

6

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Co-Founder at Omniox, Inc.

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Founder at Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Caribou Biosciences, Inc.

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Founder at Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.

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Founder at Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.

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Founder at Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Caribou Biosciences, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Caribou Biosciences, Inc.

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Founder at Intellia Therapeutics, Inc.

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Bren Professor of Chemistry, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering at California Institute of Technology

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Co-Founder at Caribou Biosciences, Inc.
Education
B.A. in Biochemistry

Pomona College offers curriculum in the arts, humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. It was founded in 1887 and it is headquartered in Claremont, CA

Ph.D.

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Memberships
Fellow
2015 - Current

The National Academy of Inventors® is a member organization comprising U.S. and international universities, and governmental and non-profit research institutes, with over 4,000 individual inventor members and Fellows spanning more than 250 institutions worldwide. The NAI publishes the multidisciplinary journal Technology and Innovation, Journal of the National Academy of Inventors®. Membership with the NAI is available through local university and non-profit research institute chapters only. To join your university or non-profit research institute’s chapter, you must be a member of your institution’s academic community (includes faculty, staff, alumni and affiliates) and have a patent issued from the USPTO. Universities and non-profit research institutes are invited to Establish a Local Chapter of the NAI, to recognize and encourage their community of inventors.

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Current

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) in 1980 as a permanent committee to bring the resources of the Academy to bear on critical problems of international security and arms control. CISAC, in the Policy and Global Affairs Division, draws from the nation’s finest scientific, technical, engineering and medical talent to advise the government, contribute to the work of non-governmental organizations, and inform the public about scientific and technical issues related to international security and arms control. CISAC’s work benefits from a rotating membership of distinguished scientists, policy and military experts. The Committee carries out its mandate through a variety of activities that receive financial support from public and private sponsors.

Fellow
Current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science provides science related journal, program, and education services. The firm also promotes the responsible use of science in public policy. The company was founded in 1848 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Career History
Founder
2014 - Current

Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. engages in the development of gene editing-based therapies. It provides scientific expertise, clinical development, and intellectual property position to unlock broad therapeutic applications of CRISPR or Cas9 genome editing and develop a potential new drug class. The company was founded by Andrew May, Luciano Marraffini, Rodolphe Barrangou, Nessan Bermingham, Rachel Haurwitz, Erik Sontheimer, Jennifer Doudna, and Derrick Rossi in May 2014 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Co-Founder
2011 - Current

Caribou Biosciences, Inc. develops technology-based solutions for cellular engineering and analysis. Its tools and technologies provide transformative capabilities to basic and applied biological research, therapeutic development, agricultural biotechnology, and industrial biotechnology. The company was founded by Jennifer A. Doudna, Rachel E. Haurwitz, Martin Jinek and James Berger in 2011 and is headquartered in Berkeley, CA.

Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Professor in Biomedical & Health
2002 - Current

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

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2005

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation supports cancer research through grants to scientists in fields including cellular biology, genetics, immunology, and virology. It was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

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2004

The National Academies of Science operates as a private non-profit organization that provides advice in sciences, engineering and medicine. It conducted through seven major program areas: Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Earth and Life Studies, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Health and Medicine, Policy and Global Affairs, Transportation Research Board, and the Gulf Research Program. The company was founded on March 3, 1863 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Synthego Corp. provides the game changing by integrating science, engineering and software. It designs and builds software and hardware solutions for building automated smart research facilities. The company was founded Michael Dabrowski and Paul Dabrowski in 2012 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

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Mammoth Biosciences, Inc. operates CRISPR-based platform for disease detection. The firm offers its services under the categories of bioinformatics, biotechnology, genetics, health diagnostics and life science. The company was founded by Ashley Tehranchi, Janice Chen, Jennifer A. Doudna, Lucas Harrington and Trevor Martin and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Caribou Biosciences, Inc. develops technology-based solutions for cellular engineering and analysis. Its tools and technologies provide transformative capabilities to basic and applied biological research, therapeutic development, agricultural biotechnology, and industrial biotechnology. The company was founded by Jennifer A. Doudna, Rachel E. Haurwitz, Martin Jinek and James Berger in 2011 and is headquartered in Berkeley, CA.

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Consultant

Merck & Co., Inc. , d.b.a. Merck Sharp & Dohme, MSD outside the United States and Canada, is an American pharmaceutical company and is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world.

Consultant

Since 1987, Gilead Sciences has worked to discover, develop and commercialize medications to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases in areas of unmet medical need. In 25 years, Gilead has become a leading biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of 15 marketed products, a growing pipeline of investigational drugs and approximately 5,000 employees in offices across four continents. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, serious respiratory, cardiovascular, and metabolic conditions, cancer and inflammation

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Awards & Honors
2015
TIME - 100 Most Influential People in the World
2014
Foreign Policy magazine - Top 100 Global Thinkers
2014
Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research
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