Textbooks and Lab Manuals
Alberts, Bruce, et al. Molecular Biology of the Cell.
3rd ed. New York, NY: Garland1994. A veritable encyclopedia of molecular
biology and cell biology. (3-4)
Berg, Paul and Singer, Maxine. Dealing With Genes:
The Language of Heredity. Mill Valley, CA: University Science Books,
1992. A thorough, advanced textbook intended for non-science majors. Good
Freifelder, David, et al. Essentials of Molecular
Biology. 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 1992. One of the most
readable texts in the field. (3)
Gribskov, Michael and Devereux, John, eds. Sequence
Analysis Primer. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman & Co., 1992. A manual
for sequencing and analyzing the results by computer. (4)
Micklos, D. and Freyer, Greg DNA Science: A First
Course in Recombinant DNA Technology. Cold Spring Harbor, NY: Cold Spring
Harbor Laboratory Press, 1990. The very basics in recombinant DNA/molecular
biology for the beginner; also suitable for the high school classroom as
a teacher's guide. (3)
Old, R. W., and Primrose, S.B. Principles of Gene
Manipulation: An Introduction to Genetic Engineering. 4th ed. Boston,
MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1989. Extensive discussion of gene
manipulation with a strong technological empahsis. (4)
Singer, Maxine and Berg, Paul. Genes ~ Genomes.
Mill Valley, CA: University Science Books, 1991. Thorough and comprehensive
advanced college text.
Suxuki, David T., et al. Introduction Genetic Analysis.
5th ed. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman Company, 1993. General genetics textbook.
Watson, J. D., et al. Molecular Biology of the Gene
4th ed. Redwood City, CA: Benjamin/Cummings, 1987. The source on molecular
genetics. Superb, readable, comprehensive textbook of molecular biology.