A Genetic And Cultural Odyssey

A Genetic And Cultural Odyssey

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by Linda Stone, Paul F. Lurquin
     
 

Drawing links between genetic and cultural development, Cavalli-Sforza developed groundbreaking techniques to trace the evolution of Homo sapiens and the origins of human differentiation, in addition to his earlier work in bacterial genetics. He is also the founder of the Human Genome Diversity Project and continues to work as the principal investigator at Stanford

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Drawing links between genetic and cultural development, Cavalli-Sforza developed groundbreaking techniques to trace the evolution of Homo sapiens and the origins of human differentiation, in addition to his earlier work in bacterial genetics. He is also the founder of the Human Genome Diversity Project and continues to work as the principal investigator at Stanford University's Human Population Genetics Laboratory. Based on extensive research and interviews with Cavalli-Sforza and his colleagues, this biography examines the scientist's life and his immense and occasionally controversial contributions to genetics, anthropology, and linguistics.

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ISBN-13:
9780231133968
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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