Epigenetics in the Age of Twitter: Pop Culture and Modern Science-Gerald Weissmann

  • Title: Epigenetics in the Age of Twitter: Pop Culture and Modern Science
  • Author: Gerald Weissmann
  • Released: 2012-03-06
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  • Pages: 256
  • ISBN: 1934137391
  • ISBN13: 978-1934137390
  • ASIN: 1934137391


About the Author Gerald Weissmann is Emeritus Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), Research Professor of Medicine, and Director of the Biotechnology Study Center at the New York University School of Medicine. He is also Editor-in-Chief of The FASEB Journal. In 2002, he was elected to Galileo’s Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei of Rome (1603), the world’s oldest scholarly society. He is a Master and past president of the American College of Rheumatology, a past president of the Harvey Society, a Fellow of the AAAS and of the New York Academy of Medicine. He is on the board of the New York Academy of Sciences, a trustee of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA and on the Advisory Board of the Ellison Medical Foundation. He is chairman of the jury for the Prix Galien USA, an award that has been called the “Nobel Prize of Pharmaceuticals.” A member of PEN, his essays and reviews of cultural history have been published in The New Republic, The London Review of Books and The New York Times Book Review and have been collected in eight volumes from The Woods Hole Cantata (1985) to Mortal and Immortal DNA: Science and the Lure of Myth (2009). pdf