Join our mailing list!



Official PayPal Seal

(Your shopping cart is empty)

  Home > Diane Publishing Books >

Genome War: How Craig Venter Tried to Capture the Code of Life and Save the World
The story of the science, the business & the polit

 
Our Price: $27.00
By James Shreeve (au)
Year: 2004
Pages: 403
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 0-375-40629-8

Product Code: 1422361527

Description
 
The story of the science, the business & the politics behind the scenes of the most ferocious competition in the history of modern science -- the race to map the human genome. On May 19, 1998, Craig Venter, dir. of The Inst. for Genomic Research, announced that he was forming a private co. that within 3 years would unravel the complete genetic code of human life -- 7 years before the projected finish of the U.S. govíts. Human Genome Project. At the same time, the leaders of the govít. program at the Nat. Inst. of Health, began to mobilize an effort to beat Venter to the prize -- knowledge that had the potential to revolutionize medicine & society. This is the definitive account of the race for the greatest prize biology has had to offer.

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
1-800-782-3833
 About Us
 Become an Affiliate
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback
 
Company Info | Advertising | Product Index | Category Index | Help | Terms of Use
Copyright � 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Built with Volusion