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17%OFFBrady, Catherine - Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres - 9780262512459 - V9780262512459
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Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres

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Description for Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres Paperback. The story of molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn and her groundbreaking research on telomeres and what it reveals about the resourceful opportunism that characterizes the best scientific thinking. Num Pages: 408 pages, 7 figures, 16 photos. BIC Classification: BGT; PSAK1; PSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 145 x 25. Weight in Grams: 626.
The story of molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn and her groundbreaking research on telomeres and what it reveals about the resourceful opportunism that characterizes the best scientific thinking. Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn-one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2007-made headlines in 2004 when she was dismissed from the President's Council on Bioethics after objecting to the council's call for a moratorium on stem cell research and protesting the suppression of relevant scientific evidence in its final report. But it is Blackburn's groundbreaking work on telomeric DNA, which launched the field of ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Weight
625g
Number of Pages
408
Place of Publication
Cambridge, Mass., United States
ISBN
9780262512459
SKU
V9780262512459
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About Brady, Catherine
Catherine Brady is Assistant Professor in the MFA in Writing Program at the University of San Francisco. She is the author of two collections of short stories, The End of the Class War and Curled in the Bed of Love (a winner of the 2002 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction).

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Although Blackburn is certainly not an average woman scientist, there are many features of her journey that others who are interested in medical science-women and men alike-will connect with. -New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Medicine Catherine Brady's Elizabeth Blackburn and the Story of Telomeres offers a commanding account of an inspiring effort to overcome gender ... Read more

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