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Lederberg, Joshua

Overview
Works: 204 works in 510 publications in 2 languages and 25,571 library holdings
Genres: History  Encyclopedias  Conference papers and proceedings  Reference works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Commentator, Speaker, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: BJ71, 111
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Encyclopedia of microbiology( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short history of ethics by Alasdair C MacIntyre( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of moral philosophy from the Homeric age to the present day
A higher form of killing : the secret story of chemical and biological warfare by Robert Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bogen beskriver kemisk og bakteriologisk krigsførsel fra 1915 indtil 1980
Microbial threats to health : emergence, detection, and response by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

15 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Infectious diseases are a global hazard that puts every nation and every person at risk. The recent SARS outbreak is a prime example. Knowing neither geographic nor political borders, often arriving silently and lethally, microbial pathogens constitute a grave threat to the health of humans. Indeed, a majority of countries recently identified the spread of infectious disease as the greatest global problem they confront. Throughout history, humans have struggled to control both the causes and consequences of infectious diseases and will continue to do so into the foreseeable future. Following up on a high-profile 1992 report from the Institute of Medicine, Microbial Threats to Health examines the current state of knowledge and policy pertaining to emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases from around the globe. It examines the spectrum of microbial threats, factors in disease emergence, and the ultimate capacity of the United States to meet the challenges posed by microbial threats to human health. From the impact of war or technology on disease emergence to the development of enhanced disease surveillance and vaccine strategies," Microbial Threats to Health contains valuable information for researchers, students, health care providers, policymakers, public health officials, and the interested public
Emerging infections : microbial threats to health in the United States by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

16 editions published between 1900 and 1993 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a historical perspective on infectious disease and discusses how "new" disease such as HIV and AIDS arise and how "old" diseases such as HIV and AIDS arise and how "old" disease such as tuberculosis resurge. The book highlights risk factors for the emergence of microbial threats to health, warns against complacency in public health, and promotes early prevention as a cost-effective and crucial strategy for maintaining public health in the United States and worldwide
Biological weapons : limiting the threat( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The essays in this book, many of which were originally published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, examine the medical, scientific, and political dimensions of limiting the threat posed by biological weapons. The contributors consider the current threat posed by biological weapons, the history of attempts to control them, episodes in which biological agents have been used, Iraq's biological warfare program, and policies that the United States might pursue to reduce the threat."--Jacket
The desk encyclopedia of microbiology by Moselio Schaechter( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book aims to give a broad perspective on a wide range of topics. Its intention is to provide an affordable and ready access to a large variety of microbiological topics within one set of covers. (Midwest)
Existentialism and human emotions by Jean-Paul Sartre( Book )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays culled from two former books by the leading French exponent of this philosophy
Computation of molecular formulas for mass spectrometry by Joshua Lederberg( Book )

7 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers in microbial genetics: bacteria and bacterial viruses by Joshua Lederberg( Book )

17 editions published between 1951 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toxicology for the next millennium( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emerging infectious diseases from the global to the local perspective : a summary of a workshop of the Forum on Emerging Infections by Jonathan R Davis( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And Assessment -- Introduction -- Emerging infections in Latin America -- Emerging infections in Africa -- Emerging infections in Asia and the Pacific -- Emerging infections in Europe -- References -- Appendixes
Antimicrobial resistance : issues and options : workshop report by Polly F Harrison( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 1999 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antibiotic resistance is neither a surprising nor a new phenomenon. It is an increasingly worrisome situation, however, because resistance is growing and accelerating while the world's tools for combating it decrease in power and number. In addition, the cost of the problem--especially of multidrug resistance--in terms of money, mortality, and disability are also rising. This book summarizes a workshop on antimicrobial resistance held by the Forum on Emerging Infections. The goal of the Forum on Emerging Infections is to provide an opportunity for representatives of academia, industry, government, and professional and interest groups to examine and discuss scientific and policy dilemmas of common interest that are specifically related to research on and the prevention, detection, and management of emerging infections. Organized as a topic-by-topic synthesis of presentations and exchanges during the workshop, the book highlights lessons learned, delineates a range of pivotal issues and the problems they raise, and proposes some simplified ideas about possible responses
Loneliness by Clark E Moustakas( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LONELINESS ... is an intrinsic condition of human existence. This study of existential loneliness reveals that--beyond the first pangs of desolation, out of the terror of despair--human beings have found a key to deeper insight and keen perception of the world in which they live. This absorbing book provides an impetus toward renewed awareness of self, challenging and encouraging the reader to make a penetrating investigation of his own solitude
The emergence of zoonotic diseases : understanding the impact on animal and human health : workshop summary by Joshua Lederberg( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Public health systems and emerging infections : assessing the capabilities of the public and private sectors : workshop summary by Jonathan R Davis( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 2000 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Forum on Emerging Infections was created in 1996 in response to a request from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health. The goal of the forum is to provide structured opportunities for representatives from academia, industry, professional and interest groups, and government to examine and discuss scientific and policy issues that relate to research, prevention, detection, and management of emerging infectious diseases. A critical part of this mission has been the convening of a series of workshops. Public Health Systems and Emerging Infections summarizes the fourth in a series of five workshops. With a focus on our knowledge and understanding of the role of private and public health sectors in emerging infectious disease surveillance and response, the participants explored the effects of privatization of public health laboratories and the modernization of public health care. The issues discussed included epidemiological investigation, surveillance, communication, coordination, resource allocations, and economic support
Considerations for viral disease eradication : lessons learned and future strategies : workshop summary by Stacey Knobler( Book )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since smallpox eradication, the science of eradication has changed and with it, our definitions of what diseases are possible to eradicate. However, eradication must not beget complacency. As has been learned from past control or eradication attempts with a variety of viral diseases, from yellow fever to influenza, accidental or intentional reintroduction is a real threat -- one that could strike anywhere and for which we need to be fully prepared. The criteria for assessing eradicability of polio, measles, and other viral infections have been debated extensively. With the elimination and eradication of several viral diseases on the horizon, issues surrounding the cessation of immunization activities become exceedingly important. In an effort to better understand the dynamics of disease eradication and post--immunization policies, the Institute of Medicine Forum on Emerging Infections hosted a two-day workshop (February 1--2, 2001) on The Consequences of Viral Disease Eradication. This book explores the principles underlying the biological challenges, medical interventions, the continuing research agenda, and operational considerations for post--immunization strategies for vaccine--preventable viral diseases, and highlights important efforts that may facilitate wise decision making
Orphans and incentives : developing technologies to address emerging infections : workshop report by Polly F Harrison( Book )

14 editions published between 1900 and 1997 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Microbial evolution and co-adaptation : a tribute to the life and scientific legacies of Joshua Lederberg : workshop summary by Institute of Medicine (U.S.)( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dr. Joshua Lederberg - scientist, Nobel laureate, visionary thinker, and friend of the Forum on Microbial Threats - died on February 2, 2008. It was in his honor that the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Microbial Threats convened a public workshop on May 20-21, 2008, to examine Dr. Lederberg's scientific and policy contributions to the marketplace of ideas in the life sciences, medicine, and public policy. The resulting workshop summary, Microbial Evolution and Co-Adaptation, demonstrates the extent to which conceptual and technological developments have, within a few short years, advanced our collective understanding of the microbiome, microbial genetics, microbial communities, and microbe-host-environment interactions."
The excitement and fascination of science. reflections by eminent scientists by Joshua Lederberg( Book )

23 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Encyclopedia of microbiology
Alternative Names
Iosua Lederberg

Joshua Lederberg Amerikaans klinische genetica (1925-2008)

Joshua Lederberg amerikai molekuláris genetikus

Joshua Lederberg genetyk amerykański, noblista

Joshua Lederberg microbiologo statunitense

Joshua Lederberg US-amerikanischer Genetiker

Lederberg, Joshua

Джошуа Ледерберг

Джошуа Ледэрберг

Джошуа Лидърбърг

Ледерберг, Джошуа

יהושע לדרברג

جاشوآ لدربرگ

جوشوا ليدربرغ

جوشوا لیڈربرگ

جیشوا لیڈربرگ

জোসুয়া লেডারবার্গ

ჯოშუა ლედერბერგი

ジョシュア・レーダーバーグ

乔舒亚·莱德伯格

Languages
English (231)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Microbial threats to health : emergence, detection, and responseEmerging infections : microbial threats to health in the United StatesBiological weapons : limiting the threatThe desk encyclopedia of microbiologyEmerging infectious diseases from the global to the local perspective : a summary of a workshop of the Forum on Emerging InfectionsAntimicrobial resistance : issues and options : workshop reportThe emergence of zoonotic diseases : understanding the impact on animal and human health : workshop summaryPublic health systems and emerging infections : assessing the capabilities of the public and private sectors : workshop summary