ARVO/Alcon Keynote Series

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ARVO/Alcon Keynote Series

The ARVO/Alcon Keynote Series is supported by the ARVO Foundation through a contribution from Alcon Laboratories.

Monday, April 30

5:30pm - 6:45pm

Jennifer Doudna, PhD

Jennifer Doudna, PhD

HHMI Investigator, Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences
Professor, Departments. of Molecular & Cell Biology and Chemistry, UC Berkeley
Executive Director, Innovative Genomics Institute

Jennifer Doudna is a professor of molecular and cell biology and chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley. The Doudna Lab pursues a mechanistic understanding of fundamental biological processes involving RNA molecules.  Doudna is also the executive director of the Li Ka Shing Center for Genomic Engineering, the Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Chair in Biomedical and Health Sciences, and a member of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.