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The Gene

An Intimate History

The Gene( 2 customer ratings | )
Author: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
ISBN:978-1-4767-3350-0
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to “read” and “write” our own genetic information? Siddhartha Mukherjee has a written a biography of the gene as deft, brilliant, and illuminating as his...
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Book Details
Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Medical / Genetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.7 Inches
Book Weight:2.011 Pounds
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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