Genetics: From Genes to Genomes is a cutting-edge, introductory genetics text authored by an unparalleled author team, including Nobel Prize winner, Leland Hartwell. The Third Edition continues to build upon the integration of Mendelian and molecular principles, providing students with the links between early genetics understanding and the new molecular discoveries that have changed the way the field of genetics is viewed.
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Dr. Leland Hartwell is President and Director of Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Professor of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. Dr. Hartwell is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and has received the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, the Gairdner Foundation International Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Award in Cancer Research, and the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Dr. Lee Hood received an M.D. from the Johns Hopkins Medical School and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the California Institute of Technology. Dr. Hood has received a variety of awards, including the Albert Lasker Award for Medical Research (1987), the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Teachers (1998) and the Lemelson/MIT Award for Invention (2003). He is the 2002 recipient of the Kyoto Prize in Advanced Biotechnology.
Dr. Michael Goldberg is a professor at Cornell University, where he teaches introductory genetics. He was an undergraduate at Yale University and received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Stanford University. Dr. Goldberg performed postdoctoral research at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel (Switzerland) and at Harvard University, and he received an NIH Fogarty Senior International Fellowship for study at Imperial College (England) and at the University of Rome (Italy).
Dr. Ann Reynolds is an educator and author. She began teaching genetics and biology in 1990, and her research has included studies of gene regulation in E. coli, chromosome structure and DNA replication in yeast, and chloroplast gene expression in marine algae. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and received her Ph.D. from Tufts University. Dr. Reynolds was a postdoctoral fellow in the Harvard University Department of Molecular Biology and Genome Sciences at the University of Washington. She was also an author and producer of the laserdisc and CD-ROM Genetics: Fundamentals to Frontiers.
Dr. Lee M. Silver received B.A. and M.S. degrees in physics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in biophysics from Harvard University. He obtained further training at New York’s Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and the Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. Since 1984, he has been a professor at Princeton University, currently in the Department of Molecular Biology and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He also has joint appointments in the Program in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, the Office of Population Research, and the Princeton Environmental Institute, all at Princeton University. Silver has been elected a lifetime fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAA) and he received a prestigious MERIT Award for outstanding research in genetics from the National Institutes of Health.
Ruth C. Veres is a science writer and editor with 35 years of experience in textbook publishing. She received her B.A. from Swarthmore College, obtained M.A. degrees from Columbia University and Tufts University, and taught writing and languages at the University of California at Berkeley.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071102159