Books on Biotechnology History

Books and other materials for biotechnology education are listed in categories below.  Select a category to see a list of titles and links to reviews.

Titlesort icon Author(s) Publication date Reviewed by Used by
A Passion for DNA: Genes, Genomes, and Society James D. Watson 2001 Jim DeKloe
Acid Tongues and Tranquil Dreams - Tales of Bitter Rivalry that Fueled the Advancement of Science and Technology Michael White 2001
DNA Pioneers and their Legacy Ulf Lagerkvist 1998 Jim DeKloe
For the Love of Enzymes: Odyssey of a Biochemist Arthur Kornberg 1989 Jim DeKloe
Genes, Girls, and Gamow - After the Double Helix James D. Watson with Andrew Berry 2001 Jim DeKloe
HER2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast Cancer Robert Bazell 1998 Jim DeKloe
Invisible Frontiers: The Race to Synthesize a Human Gene Stephen S. Hall 2002 Jim DeKloe
James Watson and Francis Crick: Discovery of the Double Helix and Beyond (Makers of Modern Science) David Newton 1992
Making PCR: A Story of Biotechnology Paul Rabinow 1996 Jim DeKloe
Rosalind Franklin Cath Senker 2001 Jim DeKloe
Rosalind Franklin - The Dark Lady of DNA Brenda Maddox 2002
Rosalind Franklin and DNA Anne Sayre 1009 Jim DeKloe
The Double Helix James D. Watson with Andrew Berry 1976 Jim DeKloe
The Early Days of Yeast Genetics Michael Hall and Patrick Linder 1993
The Eighth Day of Creation Horace Freeland Judson 1996 Jim DeKloe
The Emergence of Bacterial Genetics Thomas Brock 1990
The Gene Masters: How a New Breed of Scientific Entrepreneurs Raced for the Biggest Prize in Biology Ingrid Wickelgren 2002
The Golden Helix Arthur Kornberg 1995
Watson and DNA: The Making of a Scientific Revolution Victor McElheny 2003 Jim DeKloe
What Mad Pursuit F. H. C. Crick 1990 Jim DeKloe

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