2011.06 Newsletter

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  grutzmann                      Grutzmann, R. & Pilarsky, C.

(2010). Cancer gene profiling : methods and protocols. New York, NY: Humana Press.

This latest addition to the Methods in Molecular Biology series examines cancer gene profiling using new technologies such as automated sequencing providing highly developed microarray techniques alongside modern methods for arraying tissues and proteomics.

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mukherjeeMukherjee, S. (2010). The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer. Scribner.New York, NY

This award winning Science writer and physician’s lucid, eloquent "biography" of cancer documents its five thousand year history, the epic 20’th century battles to cure, control, and conquer it and a radical new understanding of its essence. He combines a a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion in this remarkable chronicle.

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stevensonStevenson, M. (2011). An optimist's tour of the future : one curious man sets out to answer "What's next?"

This enthralling, entertaining meditation of the future was precipitated by the writers confrontation of his own mortality and his global travels to envision the future of the human species. He presents a thoughtful, optimistic vision of the looming realities of genome sequencing, synthetic biology, a nuclear renaissance, and global warming.

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