This is a must read for any educated person who wants a clear and highly readable introduction to molecular biology. -- Elizabeth Hoffman, Professor of History and Economics, Iowa State University Lawrence Hunter has once again taken a complicated field and reduced it to a set of key principles and associated examples. His writing style mirrors his personality -- enthusiastic, frank, and to the point. This book is a great way for those with a technical background to get up to speed on modern biology and the wealth of challenges it provides. -- Ross Altman, Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, and Medicine, Chairman, Department of Bioengineering, and Director, Biomedical Informatics Training Program, Stanford University
Lawrence E. Hunter, a founder of the International Society for Computational Biology, is Director of the Computational Bioscience Program and of the Center for Computational Pharmacology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
The Processes of Life is an excellent introduction to molecular biology and, at only $40, a tremendous value. By deconstructing an exceedingly complicated body of information into a set of core principles, Hunter provides the reader with a framework for grasping the strengths and challenges of modern biology...this book's clarity and frankness make it an invaluable resource for any person, from any profession, seeking an introduction to molecular biology.-Andrea L. Suarez, PhD and Robert P. Dellavalle, MD, PhD, MSPH Journal of the American Medical Association