Book Club

Book Club

Karnani Lab Book Club has been formed to share, discuss and connect with a community of like-minded readers while also expanding our understanding of what literature has to offer. We will be featuring top reads and new book recommendations. The selection below is just the beginning of the titles available, so be sure to explore.

Handbook of Nutrition, Diet, and Epigenetics

Part 1: Chapter 6 – Implications of Genotype and Environment on Variation in DNA Methylation

by Ives Y. Lim, Xinyi Lin, Neerja Karnani

Discusses the factors influencing the variability in DNA methylome and its implications on biological interpretations.

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

by Yuval Noah Harari

Examines what might happen to the world when old myths are coupled with new godlike technologies, such as artificial intelligence and genetic engineering.

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari

Explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

by John Carreyrou

Covers the rise and fall of the firm Theranos, the multi billion-dollar biotech startup – a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises and gold-rush frenzy of Silicon Valley.

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

by Stephen R. Covey

Reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty and human dignity – principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals Its Secrets

by Michael Blastland

Reveals why we should doubt experts – and question ourselves.

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