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Author Wickelgren, Ingrid.

Title The gene masters : how a new breed of scientific entrepreneurs raced for the biggest prize in biology / Ingrid Wickelgren.

Published New York : Times Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  611.01816 WICK    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description x, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A fast-paced account of the wildly ambitious scientists who spearheaded a scientific revolution, this story details the confluence of ambition, intelligence, and money that fueled the complete mapping of the human genome, the ultimate conclusion of a process that began 50 years ago when Watson and Crick broke open the essential structure of DNA.
Subject Human Genome Project.
Human gene mapping.
Geneticists -- United States.
Genetic engineering industry -- United States.
ISBN 0805071741 (hbk.)