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The Gene

An Intimate History

The Gene( )
Author: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
ISBN:978-0-09-958457-5
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

THE NEW YORK TIMESNUMBER ONE BESTSELLER Spanning the globe and several centuries, this is the remarkable story of the gene and an intimate history of the author's own family, from award-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin's groundbreaking theory of evolution, to the horrors of Nazi eugenics, to present day and beyond - as we learn to "read" and "write"...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Medical / Genetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 19.6 x 3.3 cm
Book Weight:0.452 Kilograms
Author Biography
Mukherjee, Siddhartha (Author)
Siddhartha Mukherjee was born in 1970 in New Delhi, India. He received an undergraduate degree in biology from Stanford University, a DPhil in immunology from Magdalen College, Oxford University, and a M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is known for his work on the formation of blood, and the interactions between the micro-environment and cancer cells. His book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in general non-fiction. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a staff physician at Columbia University Medical Center. His articles have appeared in Nature, The New England Journal of Medicine, The New York Times, and The New Republic.

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