Molecular Biology of the Gene (7th Edition)

By James D. Watson, Tania A. Baker, Stephen P. Bell, Alexander Gann, Michael Levine, Richard Losick

Now thoroughly up to date with the newest study advances, the Seventh variation of James D. Watson’s vintage e-book, Molecular Biology of the Gene retains the certain personality of previous versions that has made it the main widespread booklet in molecular biology. Twenty-two concise chapters, co-authored via six hugely individual biologists, supply present, authoritative assurance of a thrilling, fast-changing discipline. 

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In microbiology from collage collage London and a Ph. D. in molecular biology from The college of Edinburgh in 1989. His graduate examine used to be conducted within the laboratory of Noreen Murray and thinking about DNA acceptance by way of limit enzymes. He did postdoctoral examine within the laboratory of Mark Ptashne at Harvard, engaged on transcriptional rules, and that of Jeremy Brockes on the Ludwig Institute of melanoma examine at collage university London, the place he labored on newt limb regeneration. He used to be a Lecturer at Lancaster collage, uk, from 1996 to 1999, prior to relocating to chilly Spring Harbor Laboratory. he's co-author (with Mark Ptashne) of the booklet Genes & signs (2002) and co-editor (with Jan Witkowski) of The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix (2012). MICHAEL LEVINE is a Professor of Genetics, Genomics and improvement on the collage of California, Berkeley, and is additionally Co-Director of the heart for Integrative Genomics. He bought his B. A. from the dept of Genetics on the collage of California, Berkeley, and his Ph. D. with Alan Garen within the division of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale college in 1981. As a Postdoctoral Fellow with Walter Gehring and Gerry Rubin from 1982 to 1984, he studied the molecular genetics of Drosophila improvement. Professor Levine’s study workforce presently stories the gene networks answerable for the gastrulation of the Drosophila and Ciona (sea squirt) embryos. He holds the F. Williams Chair in Genetics and improvement at collage of California, Berkeley. He was once offered the Monsanto Prize in Molecular Biology from the nationwide Academy of Sciences in 1996 and used to be elected to the yank Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1996 and the nationwide Academy of Sciences in 1998. RICHARD LOSICK is the Maria Moors Cabot Professor of Biology, a Harvard university Professor, and a Howard Hughes clinical Institute Professor within the school of Arts and Sciences at Harvard college. He got his A. B. in chemistry at Princeton collage and his Ph. D. in biochemistry on the Massachusetts Institute of expertise. Upon final touch of his graduate paintings, Professor Losick used to be named a Junior Fellow of the Harvard Society of men while he begun his experiences on RNA polymerase and the rules of gene transcription in micro organism. Professor Losick is a earlier Chairman of the Departments of mobile and Developmental Biology and Molecular and mobile Biology at Harvard college. He obtained the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award and is a member of the nationwide Academy of Sciences, a Fellow of the yankee Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the yank organization for the development of technology, a Fellow of the yank Academy of Microbiology, a member of the yankee Philosophical Society, and a former vacationing pupil of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Professor Losick is the 2007 winner of the Selman A. Waksman Award of the nationwide Academy of Sciences, a 2009 winner of the Canada Gairdner Award, a 2012 winner of the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry of Columbia collage, and a 2012 winner of the Harvard collage Fannie Cox Award for Excellence in technology educating.

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