FNIH Awards Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences to Jennifer Doudna, PhD

The 2014 recipient of the Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences from the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health is Jennifer Doudna, PhD, professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology and Howard Hughes Investigator from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Doudna is currently studying "the secret life of RNA," the molecule that carries out the instructions of DNA by encoding and controlling the expression of genetic information. She will be presented with the Lurie Prize medal and a $100,000 honorarium, May 20 in Washington, DC.

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