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The Gene

An Intimate History

The Gene( )
Author: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
ISBN:978-1-5011-3875-1
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

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 extraordinarily successful biography of cancer. Weaving science, social history, and personal narrative to tell us the...
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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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