Campbell Biology

Campbell Biology

by Michael L. CainSteven A. Wasserman Peter V. Minorsky and others

Hardback Publication Date: 31/10/2013

The Tenth Edition of the best-selling text Campbell BIOLOGY helps launch you to success in biology through its clear and engaging narrative, superior pedagogy, and innovative use of art and photos to promote student learning. The Tenth Edition helps you develop a deeper understanding of biology by making connections visually across chapters and building the scientific skills needed for success in upper-level courses. New Make Connections Figures pull together content from different chapters visually, helping you see "big picture" relationships. New Scientific Skills Exercises in every chapter use real data to build key skills needed for biology, including data analysis, graphing, experimental design, and math skills. New examples show you how our ability to sequence DNA and proteins rapidly and inexpensively is transforming every subfield of biology.
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Pearson Education (US)
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United States
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Michael L. Cain

Michael L. Cain is an ecologist and evolutionary biologist who is now writing full-time. Michael earned an A.B. from Bowdoin College, an M.Sc. from Brown University, and a Ph.D. from Cornell University.

As a faculty member at New Mexico State University, he taught introductory biology, ecology, evolution, botany, and conservation biology.

Michael is the author of dozens of scientific papers on topics that include foraging behaviour in insects and plants, long-distance seed dispersal, and speciation in crickets. He is a coauthor of Campbell Biology in Focus and of an ecology textbook.

Steven A. Wasserman

Steven A. Wasserman is Professor of Biology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He earned an A.B. from Harvard University and a Ph.D. from MIT. Working on the fruit fly Drosophila , Steve has done research on developmental biology, reproduction, and immunity.

Having taught genetics, development, and physiology to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students, he now focuses on introductory biology, for which he has been honored with UCSD’s Distinguished Teaching Award. He is a coauthor of Campbell Biology in Focus .

Lisa A. Urry

Lisa A. Urry is Professor of Biology and Chair of the Biology Department at Mills College. After earning a B.A. at Tufts University, she completed her Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Lisa has conducted research on gene expression during embryonic and larval development in sea urchins.

Deeply committed to promoting opportunities in science for women and underrepresented minorities, she has taught courses ranging from introductory and developmental biology to a nonmajors course called Evolution for Future Presidents. Lisa is a coauthor of Campbell Biology in Focus .

Jane B. Reece

Jane B. Reece , the head of the author team for Editions 8–10 of Campbell BIOLOGY , was Neil Campbell’s longtime collaborator. Jane taught biology at Middlesex County College and Queensborough Community College. She holds an A.B. from Harvard University, an M.S. from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

Jane’s research as a doctoral student at UC Berkeley and postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University focused on genetic recombination in bacteria. Besides her work on Campbell BIOLOGY, Jane has been a coauthor on all the Campbell texts.

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