Biomedical Science

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Algorithms for Next-Generation Sequencing

Wing-Kin Sung
May 15, 2017

Advances in sequencing technology have allowed scientists to study the human genome in greater depth and on a larger scale than ever before – as many as hundreds of millions of short reads in the course of a few days. But what are the best ways to deal with this flood of data? Algorithms for...

Case Studies in Veterinary Immunology

Laurel Gershwin
May 01, 2017

Case Studies in Veterinary Immunology presents basic immunological concepts in the context of actual cases seen in clinics. It is intended for veterinary medicine students, interns, residents, and veterinarians, and serves as a valuable supplement and companion to a variety of core immunology...

Biosensors: An Introductory Textbook

Jagriti Narang, C.S. Pundir
April 11, 2017

Nanotechnology is a budding field and has a pivotal role in sensing. Nanomaterials exist in various forms such as nanoparticles, nanoclusters, nanobelts, and nanospheres. These nanomaterials act as sensing interfaces and immobilization surfaces for various biomolecules such as enzymes, DNA, and...

Practical Toxicology: Evaluation, Prediction, and Risk, Third Edition

David Woolley, Adam Woolley
March 07, 2017

Practical Toxicology: Evaluation, Prediction, and Risk, Third Edition shows how to conduct a program of safety evaluation and testing and then to interpret and apply the resulting data and information in the real world, beginning with the basic concepts in toxicology and progressing to the...

Introduction to Integrative Engineering: A Computational Approach to Biomedical Problems

Guigen Zhang
March 01, 2017

This textbook is designed for an introductory course at undergraduate and graduate levels for bioengineering students. It provides a systematic way of examining bioengineering problems in a multidisciplinary computational approach. The book introduces basic concepts of multidiscipline-based...

Heat and Mass Transfer: A Biological Context, Second Edition

Ashim K. Datta
January 23, 2017

This substantially revised text represents a broader based biological engineering title. It includes medicine and other applications that are desired in curricula supported by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, as well as many bioengineering departments in both U.S. and...

Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning for Molecular Biology

Alan Moses
January 04, 2017

Molecular biologists are performing increasingly large and complicated experiments, but often have little background in data analysis. The book is devoted to teaching the statistical and computational techniques molecular biologists need to analyze their data. It explains the big-picture concepts...

Clark's Pocket Handbook for Radiographers, Second Edition

A. Stewart Whitley, Charles Sloane, Gail Jefferson, Ken Holmes, Craig Anderson
December 06, 2016

Drawn from the bestselling Clark's Positioning in Radiography, this pocket handbook provides clear and practical advice to help radiographers in their day-to-day work. Designed for rapid reference, it covers how to position the patient and the central ray, describes the essential image...

Genetic Association Studies: Background, Conduct, Analysis, Interpretation

Mehmet Tevfik Dorak
September 26, 2016

Genetic Association Studies is designed for students of public health, epidemiology, and the health sciences, covering the main principles of molecular genetics, population genetics, medical genetics, epidemiology and statistics. It presents a balanced view of genetic associations with...

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Technology, Third Edition

Laurence J. Street
September 01, 2016

This new edition provides major revisions to a text that is suitable for the introduction to biomedical engineering technology course offered in a number of technical institutes and colleges in Canada and the US. Each chapter has been thoroughly updated with new photos and illustrations which...

Biotechnology Operations: Principles and Practices, Second Edition

John M. Centanni, Michael J. Roy
September 01, 2016

This book describes seven areas in the field of biotechnology operations as practiced by biopharmaceutical firms and nonprofit institutions. Revisions focus upon changes that have occurred in several areas over the past six years, with emphasis on regulatory, biomanufacturing, clinical and...

Fundamental Mathematics and Physics of Medical Imaging

Jack Lancaster, Bruce Hasegawa
August 26, 2016

Authored by a leading educator, this book teaches the fundamental mathematics and physics concepts associated with medical imaging systems. Going beyond mere description of imaging modalities, this book delves into the mechanisms of image formation and image quality common to all imaging systems:...