The Song of the Cell: An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human
“If you are not already in awe of biology, The Song of the Cell might get you there. It is a masterclass.” The Guardian
“Mukherjee has a storyteller’s flair and a gift for translating complex medical concepts into simple language.” The Wall Street Journal
From cancer physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee comes his new book, The Song of the Cell, an exploration of medicine and our radical new ability to manipulate cells. Author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Emperor of All Maladies and the No. 1 New York Times bestseller The Gene, Mukherjee continues his exploration of what it means to be human in this story of how scientists discovered cells, began to understand them and are now using that knowledge to create new humans.
Presented in association with UCSB Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology