Jennifer Doudna, 55, is an American biochemist, a scientist, a doctor, a Harvard University graduate and a talented woman personality who is known for her remarkable invention CRISPR-Cas9.
Besides CRISPR-Cas9, her other inventions such as the first X-ray based structure of catalytic RNA and RNA interference has made her famous. She is a mastermind who has bought a new era in science and the field of biology. She is one of the Top 50 Rich women in the world by Forbes.
Jennifer Doudna Net Worth is Above $1 Billion Dollars
Jennifer Doudna is a Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology who has invented such technology that made a huge impact in the field of science.
Importantly, her invention is today famous and she is one of the richest women in the world.
As of 2019, Jennifer Doudna estimated net worth ranges to $1 billion dollars.
The ranges of her books might have also been a good source of income for her.
Jennifer Doudna is married to husband Jamie Cate
Dr. Jennifer Doudna is married to Jamie Cate, who is a UC Berkeley professor and works at the nearby Energy Biosciences Institute, gene-editing yeast to increase their cellulose fermentation for biofuel production.
Later, she got married to Jamie when she was teaching at Yale. Details on their marriage and engagement date are under review.
Particularly, Doudna resides with her family in California, New York.
Bio and Achievements
Born as Jennifer Anne Doudna in Washington DC is one of the prominent inventors in the biology filed. She was born on February 19, 1964.
Though born in the United States, she moved with her parents to Hawaii when she was 7 years old. Playing and viewing the natural scenario of Hawaii, she developed a love feeling towards nature and most importantly science.
Talking about the lists of her achievements until today, the list is very long. She has the Breakthrough Prize as a biologist. Her fellow partner in the invention, Emmanuelle Charpentier won $3 million each for their achievement.
Furthermore, she has won the Alan T. Waterman Award in 2000, Jacob Heskel Gabbay Award, Kavli Prize in Nanoscience and many more.
Jennifer Doudna Age
As of 2019, Jennifer Doudna is 55-years-old.
More on her Invention – CRISPR
Doudna along with her research partner, Emmanuelle Charpentier made an invention which they named CRISPR-Cas9 in 2012.
Moreover, the invention is about gene-editing technology, for editing cells and genomes in living animals.
In addition, CRISPR allows scientists to cut DNA, inserting or reordering bits of genetic code with remarkable precision and remarkable results.
Books by Jennifer Doudna
Subsequently, the lists of books written by her are A Crack in Creation: The New Power to Control Evolution, Molecular Biology: Principles and Practice, Molecular Biology + Molecular Cell Biology EBook Passcode: Practices and Principles Jennifer Doudna and the lists continue.
Furthermore, a 55-year-old, Ph.D. holder from Harvard University has written many books in her lifetime. She currently works as a Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology.
Presently, Jennifer has a son with her husband Jamie Cate, who was born in 2003.