Art and Politics of Science

ISBN-10: 0393304531

ISBN-13: 9780393304534

Edition: 2010

Authors: Harold E. Varmus

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List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Becoming a scientist
Origins and beginnings
From Literature to Medicine to Science
The First Taste of Scientific Success
Doing Science
Retroviruses and Their Replication Cycle
The RSV Oncogene and its progenitor
How Proto-Oncogenes Participate in Cancer
Targeted Therapies for Human Cancers
Partnerships in Science
A Political Scientist
The Road to Building One
Being NIH Director
Priority Setting
Bad Times and Good Times as NIH Director
Continuing Controversies
Embryos, Cloning, Stem Cells, and the Promise of Reprogramming
Global Science and Global Health
Science Publishing and Science Libraries in the Internet Age
Epilogue: A Life in Science
Illustration Credits
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