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The Resource One in a billion : the story of Nic Volker and the dawn of genomic medicine, Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher

One in a billion : the story of Nic Volker and the dawn of genomic medicine, Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher

Label
One in a billion : the story of Nic Volker and the dawn of genomic medicine
Title
One in a billion
Title remainder
the story of Nic Volker and the dawn of genomic medicine
Statement of responsibility
Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher
Title variation
1 in a billion
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This medical narrative by two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists traces the scientific breakthroughs surrounding a Wisconsin youth whose mysterious illness was cured through unprecedented gene sequencing
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Mark
Dewey number
616/.042
Index
index present
LC call number
RB155
LC item number
.J63 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Volker, Nic
  • Jacob, Howard
  • Genetic disorders
  • Personalized medicine
  • Medical genetics
  • Genomics
Target audience
adult
Label
One in a billion : the story of Nic Volker and the dawn of genomic medicine, Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
At the Threshold -- Beyond the Four Letters -- Try Me -- The Pied Piper -- An Extraordinary Patient -- Diagnostic Odyssey -- Spiders on the Ceiling -- Big Steps and Fast -- Patient X -- No More Secrets -- Survivors -- The Dragon -- The Genome Joke -- Why Are We Here? -- Unknown Territory -- I'm Going to Tell You a Story -- Fine White Threads -- Thousands of Suspects -- The Culprit -- Faith and Doubt -- The Smell of Creamed Corn -- Inheritance -- Come Along and Follow Me
Control code
ocn913303410
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
vi, 246 pages
Isbn
9781451661323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B V883 ; XX-AB ; [A15BP013, #39, 3@26.00, ES/RT ] ; [P16BP802, #12, 7@26.00, LAP/CD]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 913303410
  • (OCoLC)913303410
Label
One in a billion : the story of Nic Volker and the dawn of genomic medicine, Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
At the Threshold -- Beyond the Four Letters -- Try Me -- The Pied Piper -- An Extraordinary Patient -- Diagnostic Odyssey -- Spiders on the Ceiling -- Big Steps and Fast -- Patient X -- No More Secrets -- Survivors -- The Dragon -- The Genome Joke -- Why Are We Here? -- Unknown Territory -- I'm Going to Tell You a Story -- Fine White Threads -- Thousands of Suspects -- The Culprit -- Faith and Doubt -- The Smell of Creamed Corn -- Inheritance -- Come Along and Follow Me
Control code
ocn913303410
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
vi, 246 pages
Isbn
9781451661323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B V883 ; XX-AB ; [A15BP013, #39, 3@26.00, ES/RT ] ; [P16BP802, #12, 7@26.00, LAP/CD]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 913303410
  • (OCoLC)913303410

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