Jennifer Doudna awarded 2020 Wolf Prize in Medicine

Headshot of Jennifer Doudna.

Jennifer Doudna, professor of molecular and cell biology and of chemistry, has won the 2020 Wolf Prize in Medicine, a prestigious international prize awarded in Israel for unique contributions to humanity. Doudna, a QB3-Berkeley faculty affiliate and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, shared the prize with colleague Emmanuelle Charpentier, director of the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin, Germany, for their 2012 invention of the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology. Read more on Berkeley News. >