The Doudna Lab

Exploring molecular mechanisms of RNA-mediated gene regulation

Principal Investigator


Jennifer Doudna
doudna/at/berkeley.edu
Voice: 510-643-0225
Fax: 510-643-0080

Staff Scientists and Associates


Enbo Ma
Senior Staff Scientist
enboma/at/berkeley.edu
510-643-0108

Lily Ma
Specialist
510-643-0108

Kaihong Zhou
Lab Manager
kaihong/at/berkeley.edu
510-643-0108

Postdoctoral Associates


Yun Bai
yunbai/at/berkeley.edu

Stephen Floor
floor/at/berkeley.edu

Emine Kaya
eminekaya/at/berkeley.edu

Fuguo Jiang
jiangfg/at/berkeley.edu

Philip Kranzusch
pjkranzusch/at/berkeley.edu

Steven Lin
stevenlin26/at/berkeley.edu

Mitch O'Connell
mitchell.oconnell/at/berkeley.edu

Brett Staahl
bstaahl/at/berkeley.edu

Ross Wilson
rosswilson/at/berkeley.edu

Graduate Students


Kevin Doxzen
kdoxzen1/at/berkeley.edu

Megan Hochstrasser
megan.hochstrasser/at/berkeley.edu

Mary Anne Kidwell
mkidwell/at/berkeley.edu

James Nunez
jamesnunez/at/berkeley.edu

Alexandra Seletsky
seletsky/at/berkeley.edu

Sam Sternberg
shsternberg/at/berkeley.edu

Akshay Tambe
akshay.tambe/at/berkeley.edu

Undergraduate Students


Ashwin Banfal
ashwin2316/at/berkeley.edu

Prashant Bhat
prashant.bhat/at/berkeley.edu

Jessica Chan
jessica.chan/at/berkeley.edu

Kendall Condon
kendall.condon/at/berkeley.edu

Chantal Guegler
cguegler/at/berkeley.edu

Catie Schneider
cschneider/at/berkeley.edu

Mike Solovykh

Alumni


Note: positions may not be current

Former Postdoctoral Associates


Name Time in Lab Position and Location
Ho Young Lee 2008-2013 Scientist at Genentech
Stefanie Mortimer 2009-2013 Senior Scientist at Guardant Health
Aaron Brewster 2010-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Martin Jinek 2007-2012 Assistant Professor, Institute of Biochemistry, University of Zurich
Monika Martick 2011-2012
Blake Wiedenheft 2007-2012 Asst. Professor, Montana State University
Dipali Sashital 2008-2012 Asst. Professor, Iowa State University
Andrew Mehle 2005-2011 Asst. Professor, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
Srinivas Chakavarthy 2006-2009 Beamline Scientist, SAXS, BioCat at the Advanced Photon Source
Sandro Ataide 2006-2008 Lecturer, Molecular & Microbial Biosciences, The University of Sydney
Ryuya Fukunaga 2007-2008 Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Euiyoung Bae 2007-2008 Asst. Professor, Seoul National University
Karin Felderer 2006-2008 Staff Scientist, Sloning Biotechnology Munich
Glen Borchert 2007-2008 Assistant Professor, University of Southern Alabama
Wendy V. Gilbert 2004-2008 Asst. Professor, MIT
Chris S. Fraser 2003-2008 Asst. Professor, UC Davis
Nik H. Chmiel 2002-2007 Staff Scientist, Bio-Rad Laboratories
Ian J. MacRae 2002-2007 Asst. Professor, Scripps Research Institute
Katrin Karbstein 2003-2006 Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Scripps Florida
Rich Spanggord 2002-2006
Ailong Ke 2002-2005 Associate Professor, MBG, Cornell Univ.
Li Chen 2001-2005 Sigma-Aldrich, Shanghai, China
Peter Adams 2000-2002 Research Scientist, NIH
Bidya Sagar 2000-2002 Asst. Professor, Texas Heart Institute, Houston
Jeremey M. Murray 1999-2002 Staff Scientist, Genentech
Benoit Masquida 1999-2000 Research Scientist, IBMC-CNRS, Strasbourg, France
Jeffrey S. Kieft 1998-2001 Assoc. Professor, U. Colorado Health Sci. Ctr., Denver, CO
Robert Batey 1997-2001 Assoc. Professor, U. Colorado, Boulder, CO
Adrian Ferré-D'Amaré 1995-1999 Lab Head, NIH
Sonia DeMorais 1995-1996 Sr. Scientist, Boehringer Ingelheim Inc.

Former Graduate Students


Name Time in Lab Position and Location
Cameron Noland 2007-2012 Senior Research Associate, Genentech
Mark Luskus 2011-2012 Media Analyst, Ampush
Rachel Haurwitz 2008-2012 President/CEO, Caribou Biosciences.
Bryan Clarkson 2007-2011 Instructor, Diablo Valley College
Katherine Berry 2006-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Ann Hochschild's Lab, Harvard Medical School
Amy Weeks 2008 Grad. Student Researcher, Chang Lab, UC Berkeley
Fai Y. Siu 2003-2008 Postdoc. Research Assoc., R. Stevens Lab, Scripps Research Institute
Eric M. Friedman 2004-2007
Adrian Repic 2003-2006
Bunpote Siridechadilok 2002-2006
Dennis Lullo 2003-2005
Lisa Valdin 2002-2005 Assoc. Product Mgr., Alpha Innotech Corp.
Kristi Pullen 2001-2002
Angie Grech 1999-2001 Grad. Student Researcher, J. A. Steitz Lab, Yale U.
Miguel Talavera 1998-2002 Grad. Student Researcher, E. M. De La Cruz Lab, Yale U.
Robert Rambo 1997-2003 Postdoc. Scientist, E. M. De La Cruz Lab, Yale U.
Andrej Luptak 1997-2002 Asst. Professor, UC Irvine
Lan Zhang 1997-2002 Scientist, Vaccine Basic Research, Merck & Co., Inc.
Daniel Battle 1996-2002 Asst. Professor, Ohio State University
Rebecca Hanna 1996-2000 Owner and Proprietor, MadeWithMolecules.com
Elizabeth Doherty 1995-2000 Technical Specialist, Washington DC
Jamie Cate 1994-1997 Prof., UC Berkeley

Former Undergraduate Researchers


Name Time in Lab Position and Location
Tamas Nagy 2013 Undergraduate, University of Kentucky
Matias Kaplan 2011-2012 Undergraduate, University of Florida
Yuping "Shawn" Chen 2011-2012 Graduate Student, SUNY Stonybrook
Shruti Waghray 2008-2010 Graduate Student, Univ. of Wisonsin, Madison
Scott Coyle 2005-2009 Grad. Student Researcher, Wendell Lim Lab, UCSF
Brendan McManus 2008-2009  
Suman Mondal 2008 Undergraduate, IIT Kharagpur
Jackie Nkuebe 2008 Undergraduate, Harvard
Sean Alemi 2007-2008 Medical Student, UC Irvine
Tyra McCray 2007 Graduate Student, San Francisco State Univ.
Humsa Venkatesh 2006-2007
Yixi Zhang 2006
David Wenger 2006
Carly Anderson 2006 Undergraduate, Cornell Univerisity
Juliette Jardim 2006 Undergraduate, UCLA
Sascha Johannes 2006 Graduate Student, Freie Universität of Berlin
Cisca Odohofre 2006 Undergraduate, LSU
Tamira Butler 2005 Undergraduate, Florida A&M Univ.
Matt Sander 2005 Undergraduate, UC Berkeley
Aliya McIver 2004 Undergraduate, Univ. of NC at Chapel Hill
Roy Mukku 2004-2005 Research Associate, Amgen, Inc.
Janet Lee 2003-2005 Scientist, Watson Pharmaceuticals

Former Research Scientists and Associates


Name Time in Lab Position and Location
Alison Smith 2009-2013 Medical Student, USC
Kaifeng Zhou 2003-2008 Lab Manager, Yale
Si Wu 2004-2008 Senior Associate Scientist, Rinat Laboratories, Pfizer, Inc.
Hong Ji 2001-2007
Fang Ding 2003-2005 Research Support Specialist, MBG, Cornell Univ.
Wei Shu 2001-2004 Research Specialist, Chiron Inc.

Former Visiting Scientists


Name Time in Lab Position and Location
Zentaro Kasahara 2013
Hauke Hillen 2012 Grad. Student Researcher, Univ. of Tuebingen
Ole Niewoehner 2012 Grad. Student Researcher, Univ. of Muenster
Robin Friedman 2008 Grad. Student Researcher, MIT
Christoph Engert 2007-2008 Grad. Student Researcher, MIT
Philipp Merkl 2007-2008 Grad. Student Researcher, Univ. of Regensburg
Matthias Buck 2006-2007
Stefanie Jonas 2004-2005 Grad. Student Researcher, Univ. of Gottingen
Oliver Thompson 2004 Grad. Student Researcher, Univ. of Sheffield

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