George Klein lecture - The Gene: An Intimate History
Speaker: Siddharta Mukherjee, Columbia University, New York
Host: Ingemar Ernberg and the GE Klein Foundation
16.00 –18.00 after the lecture in Biomedcium room B0317. A discussion with the Students of the "What is life" course.
Siddhartha Mukherjee Biography
Siddhartha Mukherjee is an Indian-American physician, biologist, oncologist, and author. He is best known for his 2010 book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer that won notable literary prizes including the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, and Guardian First Book Award, among others. The book was listed in the "All-Time 100 Nonfiction Books" (the 100 most influential books of the last century) by Time magazine in 2011. His 2016 book The Gene: An Intimate History made it to #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list, and was among The New York Times 100 best books of 2016, and a finalist for the Wellcome Trust Prize and the Royal Society Prize for Science Books.