Science news articles about 'Jennifer Doudna'

  • Silence of the genes

    ... images, the research team, led by biochemist Jennifer Doudna and biophysicist Eva Nogales, has been able ... and are likely to interact as a complex with messenger RNA," says Doudna, an authority on RNA molecular structures. "Our work ...
  • H1N1 influenza adopted novel strategy to move from birds to humans

    ... yet that these viruses are going to continue to evolve," said Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley professor of molecular ... develop better antiviral treatments, Mehle and Doudna said. "The more we can understand the biochemistry and the particular structure of these polymerase ...
  • New biological route for swine flu to human infections

    ... barriers to cross-species infection," says biochemist Jennifer Doudna, the principal investigator for this research. "We have identified ... involve a complex interplay between virus and host," Doudna says, "and understanding the mechanisms by which influenza viruses acquire ...
  • CRISPR critters: Scientists identify key enzyme in microbial immune system

    ... (UC) Berkeley. In a study led by biochemist Jennifer Doudna, the research team used protein crystallography ... production of crRNA for acquired immunity in bacteria," Doudna says. "We also found functional similarities between the RNA recognition mechanisms ...
  • Close up look at a microbial vaccination program

    ... is part of a team of researchers, led by biochemist Jennifer Doudna, a leading authority on RNA molecular ... and inactivating the nucleic acid of invading pathogens. Doudna and Nogales are the corresponding authors and Wiedenheft and Gabriel ...
  • Programmable DNA scissors found for bacterial immune system

    ... chemistry production of these and other valuable chemical products. Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist with Berkeley Lab's Physical ... could be used to introduce targeted DNA changes into the genome. Doudna notes that the "beauty of CRISPR loci" is that they can be moved ...
  • Cheap and easy technique to snip DNA could revolutionize gene therapy

    ... cure AIDS. Discovered last year by Jennifer Doudna and Martin Jinek of the Howard Hughes ... revolutionize genome engineering in animals and plants," said Doudna, who also holds an appointment at Lawrence Berkeley National ...
  • A foundation for future research

    ... of chemistry and chemical biology and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, joined with Professor Jennifer Doudna of the University of California, Berkeley, to lead ...
  • Puzzling question in bacterial immune system answered

    ... DNA sequences matching the guide RNA," says Jennifer Doudna, the biochemist who led this study. "The presence ... , lead author of the Nature paper and a member of Doudna's research group. "All of the scientists who are developing RNA ...
  • RCas9: A programmable RNA editing tool

    ... for programmable, sequence-specific cleavage. Led by Jennifer Doudna, biochemist and leading authority on the CRISPR ... 's strand-cleaving activity. In this latest study, Doudna, Mitchell and their collaborators show that PAMmers, in a similar ...
  • Revolutionizing genome engineering

    ... Medical School and Umeå University, and Prof. Jennifer Doudna from the University of California, Berkeley, USA ... in the right place. In collaboration with Martin Jinek and Jennifer Doudna, the system could be simplified to use it as a universal technology ...

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