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The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize

Advice for Young Scientists

The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize( )
Author: Doherty, Peter
ISBN:978-0-231-13896-3
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.00
Book Description:

Peter Doherty recounts his unlikely path to becoming a Nobel Laureate, revealing how his nonconformist upbringing, sense of being an outsider, and search for a different perspective have shaped his life and work. Beginning with his humble origins in Australia, Doherty shares his early interests and describes his award-winning, influential work with Rolf Zinkernagel on T-cells and the nature of immune defense. In prose that is amusing and astute, Doherty offers a rare insider's look...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Reference / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.343 x 8.034 x 0.895 Inches
Book Weight:0.849 Pounds
Author Biography
Doherty, Peter (Author)


Peter Doherty is the author who shared the 1996 Nobel Medicine Prize for discovering the nature of the cellular immune defense and continues to be involved in research directed at understanding and preventing the severe consequences of influenza virus infection. In addition, he goes to bat for evidence-based reality, relating to areas as diverse as childhood vaccination, global hunger and anthropogenic climate change. He is the author of the best seller The Knowledge Wars.

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