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The Gene

An Intimate History

The Gene( )
Author: Mukherjee, Siddhartha
ISBN:978-1-84792-264-9
Publication Date:Jun 2016
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Jonathan Cape
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

"THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEKThe Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee.Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Geneis the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function. The story of the gene begins in an obscure Augustinian abbey...
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Book Details
Pages:608
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
Medical / Genetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.3 x 23.3 x 3.4 cm
Book Weight:0.912 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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