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Author McElheny, Victor K.

Title Drawing the map of life : inside the Human Genome Project / Victor K. McElheny.

Published New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, [2010]
©2010

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 UniM BioMed  611.0181663 MCEL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 361 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes "A Merloyd Lawrence book"--T.p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-337) and index.
Contents Building the toolbox -- Getting started -- Scaling up -- Crisis -- Surprises -- Human variety -- The struggle for medical relevance.
Summary Chronicles the race to map the human genome, noting the impact of skeptics in the 1970s and 1980s, the breakthroughs of the 1990s, and the political maelstrom that ensued in the face of corporate involvement and the fight for credit.
Subject Human genome -- History.
Genomics.
ISBN 9780465043330 (alk. paper)
046504333X (alk. paper)