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Introduction to Computational Health Informatics

1st Edition

Arvind Kumar Bansal, Javed Iqbal Khan, S. Kaisar Alam
January 14, 2020

This class-tested textbook is designed for a semester-long graduate or senior undergraduate course on Computational Health Informatics. The focus of the book is on computational techniques that are widely used in health data analysis and health informatics and it integrates computer science and...

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences (BIOSPECTRUM 2019), August 8-10, 2019, Kolkata, India

1st Edition

Ramkrishna Sen, Susmita Mukherjee, Rajashree Paul, Rajiv Narula
December 03, 2019

The application of Biotechnology dates back to the early era of civilization, when people first started to cultivate food crops. While the early applications are certainly still relevant, modern biotechnology is primarily associated with molecular biology, cloning and genetic engineering not only...

Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics

1st Edition

Dipak K. Dey, Samiran Ghosh, Bani K. Mallick
October 17, 2019

Bayesian Modeling in Bioinformatics discusses the development and application of Bayesian statistical methods for the analysis of high-throughput bioinformatics data arising from problems in molecular and structural biology and disease-related medical research, such as cancer. It presents a broad...

Computational Systems Biology Approaches in Cancer Research

1st Edition

Inna Kuperstein, Emmanuel Barillot
September 16, 2019

Praise for Computational Systems BiologyApproaches in Cancer Research: "Complex concepts are written clearly and with informative illustrations and useful links. The book is enjoyable to read yet provides sufficient depth to serve as a valuable resource for both students and faculty." — Trey Ideker...

Metabolomics: Practical Guide to Design and Analysis

1st Edition

Ron Wehrens, Reza Salek
August 21, 2019

Metabolomics is the scientific study of the chemical processes in a living system, environment and nutrition. It is a relatively new omics science, but the potential applications are wide, including medicine, personalized medicine and intervention studies, food and nutrition, plants, agriculture...

An Introduction to Systems Biology: Design Principles of Biological Circuits

2nd Edition

Uri Alon
August 01, 2019

Praise for the first edition: … superb, beautifully written and organized work that takes an engineering approach to systems biology. Alon provides nicely written appendices to explain the basic mathematical and biological concepts clearly and succinctly without interfering with the main text. He...

Microarray Image and Data Analysis: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Luis Rueda
June 12, 2019

Microarray Image and Data Analysis: Theory and Practice is a compilation of the latest and greatest microarray image and data analysis methods from the multidisciplinary international research community. Delivering a detailed discussion of the biological aspects and applications of microarrays, the...

AMolecular Description of Biological Membrane Components by Computer Aided Conformational Analysis

1st Edition

Robert Brasseur
June 12, 2019

First published in 1990, the goal of these two volumes is to help fill the gap between theory and experiment in membrane science. Those involved with biochemistry, biophysics, pharmacology, and biology will find these volumes interesting and informative....

Computational Biology: A Statistical Mechanics Perspective, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ralf Blossey
June 04, 2019

Computational biology has developed rapidly during the last two decades following the genomic revolution which culminated in the sequencing of the human genome. More than ever it has developed into a field which embraces computational methods from different branches of the exact sciences: pure and...

Companion Diagnostics (CDx) in Precision Medicine

1st Edition

Il-Jin Kim
March 04, 2019

There is a new trend in anti-cancer therapeutics development: a targeted therapy and precision medicine that targets a subgroup of patients with specific biomarkers. An in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assay is required to identify a subgroup of cancer patients who would benefit from the targeted therapy,...

A Beginner’s Guide to Using Open Access Data

1st Edition

Saif Aldeen Saleh AlRyalat, Shaher Momani
February 11, 2019

Open Access Data is emerging as a source for cutting edge scholarship. This concise book provides guidance from generating a research idea to publishing results. Both young researchers and well-established scholars can use this book to upgrade their skills with respect to emerging data sources,...

Modeling the 3D Conformation of Genomes

1st Edition

Guido Tiana, Luca Giorgetti
January 23, 2019

This book provides a timely summary of physical modeling approaches applied to biological datasets that describe conformational properties of chromosomes in the cell nucleus. Chapters explain how to convert raw experimental data into 3D conformations, and how to use models to better understand...