INDEX
Abbott Laboratories, 53
actor-network theory, 249, 290 n.26
acute lymphocytic leukemia (all), 140
acute myelogenous leukemia (aml), 140
A√ymetrix company, 110, 139, 142, 235
Africa: aids treatments and, 144, 306 n.9,
308 n.25; evangelism in, 188; snps from
dna donations and, 50; use value of drugs
and, 187, 188, 309 n.7
AgriDyne, 299 n.60
aids treatments, 144, 302 n.34, 306 n.9, 308
n.25
Alinsky, Saul, 52
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazha-
gam (aiadmk), 300 n.13
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, 94
Althusser, Louis, 6, 307–8 n.22
Alza Corporation, 246
American Indian people, dna sample collec-
tions from, 50, 297 n.48
Amgen company, 291 n.30
Anderson, Benedict, 180
Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study
(apeds), 107
Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development
Corporation Ltd., 88
Andhra Pradesh state government: imf/
World Bank structural adjustment policies
and, 92; indebtedness and, 77; popula-
tions, and e√ects of technoscience culture
created by, 99, 302 n.38; population statis-
tics of Andhra Pradesh, 300 n.20; suicide
rate in, 77; the Park, and involvement of,
84, 85. See also Naidu, N. Chandrababu
angel investments, 245–46, 273–74, 312 n.8
annotated sequence information, 49
anthropology of science, 4. See also ethno-
graphic research
anti-retroviral therapy, 306 n.9
AP Industrial and Infrastructure Corpora-
tion Ltd., 88
Applied Biosystems (abi) company, 30
applied science policies, 219–21, 310 n.40
articulation, as double-jointed word, 292 n.2
asceticism, 199, 308 n.29
Asian people, snps from dna donations and,
50
Astra Zeneca, 257
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
(adhd), 158
Bahia, 302 n.34
Balasubramanian, D., 107
Bangalore, 127, 304 n.20,21
Bataille, Georges, 113, 200, 295 n.27, 310
n.24
Bayh-Dole Act of 1980, 6, 12, 30, 216
Beck, Ulrich, 166
belief systems: asceticism, 199, 308 n.29;
conferences as speech and ritual sites, 191–
92, 200–206, 313 n.30; cult-like loyalty
and images, 200–201, 275, 276, 314 n.39;
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