Vanessa Schipani

Contributing Writer

Q&A

Doudna’s Confidence in CRISPR’s Research Potential Burns Bright

Jennifer Doudna, one of CRISPR’s primary innovators, stays optimistic about how the gene-editing tool will continue to empower basic biological understanding.

About the author

Vanessa Schipani is a science writer with a background in zoology, philosophy and history. Her work has appeared in magazines such as BioScience, The American Scholar and EARTH, and served as the science writer for FactCheck.org.