A Short History of Medical Genetics: 57 (Oxford Monographs by Peter S. Harper

By Peter S. Harper

An eminent geneticist, veteran writer, OMMG sequence Editor, and famous archivist, Peter Harper offers a full of life account of ways our rules and data approximately human genetics have built during the last century from the viewpoint of somebody contained in the box with a deep curiosity in its historic features. Dr. Harper has researched the background of genetics and has had own touch with a number of key figures whose stories and reviews expand again 50 years, and he has interviewed and recorded conversations with lots of those vital geneticists. therefore, instead of being a traditional heritage, this booklet transmits the essence of the guidelines and the folk concerned and the way they interacted in advancing- and occasionally retarding- the sector. From the origins of human genetics; in the course of the contributions of Darwin, Mendel, and different giants; the id of the 1st human chromosome abnormalities; and up throughout the crowning glory of the Human Genome venture, this Short History is written within the author's attribute transparent and private sort, which appeals to geneticists and to all these drawn to the tale of human genetics.

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