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The Gene

An Intimate History

The Gene( )
Author: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
ISBN:978-1-4328-3781-5
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Imprint:Large Print Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

A #1 New York Times BestsellerA New York Times Notable BookA Washington Post and Seattle Times Best Book of the YearA Pulitzer Prize-winning AuthorWeaving science, social history, and personal narrative, Siddhartha Mukherjee tells the story of one of the most important conceptual breakthroughs of modern times, animating the quest to understand human heredity and its influence on our lives, personalities, fates, and choices.

Book Details
Pages:880
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Medical / Genetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1.75 Inches
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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