The Doudna Lab

Exploring molecular mechanisms of RNA-mediated gene regulation

Collecting X-ray diffraction data at the Advanced Light Source Ancestral cGAS homologs reveal evolution of innate immune signaling Operating the ITC in our lab in Stanley Hall Macromolecular crystallography facilitated by robotics at UC Berkeley Analyzing RNA samples using gel electrophoresis in the lab

Recent publications

eIF3d is an mRNA cap-binding protein that is required for specialized translation initiation.

Lee AS, Kranzusch PJ, Doudna JA, Cate JH.
Nature. 2016 Jul 27. doi: 10.1038/nature18954. [Epub ahead of print]

Reconstitution of selective HIV-1 RNA packaging in vitro by membrane-bound Gag assemblies.

Carlson LA, Bai Y, Keane SC, Doudna JA, Hurley JH.
Elife 2016 Jun 25;pii: e14663. doi: 10.7554/eLife.14663. [Epub ahead of print]

CRISPR Immunological Memory Requires a Host Factor for Specificity.

Nuñez JK, Bai L, Harrington LB, Hinder TL, Doudna JA.
Mol Cell 2016 Jun 16;62(6):824-33.

Profiling of engineering hotspots identifies an allosteric CRISPR-Cas9 switch.

Oakes BL, Nadler DC, Flamholz A, Fellmann C, Staahl BT, Doudna JA Savage DF.
Nat Biotechnol. 2016 Jun;34(6):646-51.

Nucleosome breathing and remodeling constrain CRISPR-Cas9 function.

Isaac RS, Jiang F, Doudna JA, Lim WA, Narlikar GJ, Almeida RA
Elife 2016 Apr 28;5. pii: e13450.

Programmable RNA Tracking in Live Cells with CRISPR/Cas9.

Nelles DA, Fang MY, O'Connell MR, Xu JL, Markmiller SJ, Doudna JA, Yeo GW
Cell 2016 Apr 7;165(2):488-96.


David leaves to be a Research Fellow at University of Texas, Austin. Congratulations!

Jennifer Doudna is awarded the 2016 Tang Prize in Biopharmaeutical Science

Philip leaves for his new faculty position at Harvard, congrats Philip!

James leaves for his new postdoc position at UCSF, congrats James!

Goodbye and Best Wishes to Megan who is moving on this summer!

Janice Chen and Lucas Harrington pass their quals! Congrats!!

Yun Bai leaves for her new faculty position at ShanghaiTech, congrats Yun!