The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the 2016 Dr H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics (a sum of USD 200,000) to Jennifer Doudna, Professor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of California in Berkeley (United States).
Jennifer Doudna will receive the Dr H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics for her pioneering research into the structure and functioning of RNA molecules and RNA protein complexes.
On 28 September Jennifer Doudna will give the Heineken Lecture at Utrecht Univerity, titled 'The structural biology and applications of the CRISPR-CAS technology'.