Essential Cell Biology
by Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Karen Hopkin, Alexander Johnson & Peter Walter
(4th Edition, Kindle Edition)
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About The Authors
Bruce Alberts received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and is Professor of Biochemistry And Biophysics at the University Of California, San Francisco. For 12 years, he served as President of the U.S. National Academy Of Sciences (1993-2005).
Dennis Bray received his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute Of Technology and is currently an active Emeritus Professor at University Of Cambridge. In 2006, he was awarded the Microsoft European Science Award.
Karen Hopkin received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Albert Einstein College Of Medicine and is a science writer in Somerville, Massachusetts. She is a regular columnist for The Scientist and a contributor to Scientific American's daily podcast, "60-Second Science".
Alexander Johnson received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and is Professor of Microbiology And Immunology and Director of the Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, And Developmental Biology Graduate Program at the University Of California, San Francisco.
Julian Lewis received his D.Phil. from the University Of Oxford and was a Principal Scientist at the London Research Institute Of Cancer Research, UK.
Martin Raff received his M.D. from McGill University and is at the Medical Research Council Laboratory For Molecular Cell Biology and the Biology Department at University College London.
Keith Roberts received his Ph.D. from the University Of Cambridge and is Emeritus Professor at the University Of East Anglia, Norwich.
Peter Walter received his Ph.D. from The Rockefeller University in New York and is Professor and Chairman of the Department Of Biochemistry And Biophysics at the University Of California, San Francisco, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
“Essential Cell Biology provides a readily accessible introduction to the central concepts of cell biology, and its lively, clear writing and exceptional illustrations make it the ideal textbook for a first course in both cell and molecular biology. The text and figures are easy to follow, accurate, clear, and engaging for the introductory student. Molecular detail has been kept to a minimum in order to provide the reader with a cohesive conceptual framework for the basic science that underlies our current understanding of all of biology, including the biomedical sciences.
The 4th Edition has been thoroughly revised, and covers the latest developments in this fast-moving field, yet retains the academic level and length of the previous edition. The book is accompanied by a rich package of online student and instructor resources, including over 130 narrated movies and new enhanced assessments for students.”
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