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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...

Bioinformatics Database Systems

Kevin Byron, Katherine G. Herbert, Jason T. L. Wang
December 15, 2016

Modern biological databases comprise not only data, but also sophisticated query facilities and bioinformatics data analysis tools. This book provides an exploration through the world of Bioinformatics Database Systems. The book summarizes the popular and innovative bioinformatics repositories...

Data Analysis for the Life Sciences with R

Rafael A. Irizarry, Michael I. Love
August 10, 2016

This book covers several of the statistical concepts and data analytic skills needed to succeed in data-driven life science research. The authors proceed from relatively basic concepts related to computed p-values to advanced topics related to analyzing highthroughput data. They include the R code...

Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: Gene Regulation

Ka-Chun Wong
May 09, 2016

The advances in biotechnology such as the next generation sequencing technologies are occurring at breathtaking speed. Advances and breakthroughs give competitive advantages to those who are prepared. However, the driving force behind the positive competition is not only limited to the...

Basics of Molecular Recognition

Dipankar Chatterji
April 13, 2016

Basics of Molecular Recognition explores fundamental recognition principles between monomers or macromolecules that lead to diverse biological functions. Based on the author’s longtime courses, the book helps readers understand the structural aspects of macromolecular recognition and stimulates...

Next-Generation Sequencing Data Analysis

Xinkun Wang
February 24, 2016

A Practical Guide to the Highly Dynamic Area of Massively Parallel Sequencing The development of genome and transcriptome sequencing technologies has led to a paradigm shift in life science research and disease diagnosis and prevention. Scientists are now able to see how human diseases and...

Introduction to Mathematical Oncology

Yang Kuang, John D. Nagy, Steffen E. Eikenberry
February 18, 2016

Introduction to Mathematical Oncology presents biologically well-motivated and mathematically tractable models that facilitate both a deep understanding of cancer biology and better cancer treatment designs. It covers the medical and biological background of the diseases, modeling issues, and...

Big Data Analysis for Bioinformatics and Biomedical Discoveries

Shui Qing Ye
December 22, 2015

Demystifies Biomedical and Biological Big Data Analyses Big Data Analysis for Bioinformatics and Biomedical Discoveries provides a practical guide to the nuts and bolts of Big Data, enabling you to quickly and effectively harness the power of Big Data to make groundbreaking biological discoveries,...

Living Matter: Algebra of Molecules

Valery V. Stcherbic, Leonid P. Buchatsky
December 18, 2015

This book provides a review of biochemistry as an algebra of molecules of living matter and utilizes Clifford algebras to discuss the basic biochemical processes of DNA replication, DNA transcription, RNA splicing and translation. Viral carcinogenesis is discussed in depth, specific attention is...

Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering: New Advances: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE 2015), Shanghai, China, 18-20 September 2015

James Chou, Zhou Huaibei
October 29, 2015

The 9th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (iCBBE 2015) was held on September 18-20, 2015, Shanghai, China. This proceedings volume assembles papers from various professionals engaged in the fields of Biomedical Engineering, Bioinformatics and Computational...

Immune System Modelling and Simulation

Filippo Castiglione, Franco Celada
April 07, 2015

The book describes a computational model of the immune system reaction, C-ImmSim, built along the lines of the computer model known as the Celada-Seiden model (CS-model). The computational counterpart of the CS-model is called IMMSIM which stands for IMMune system SIMulator. IMMSIM was written in...

Computational Approaches to Protein Dynamics: From Quantum to Coarse-Grained Methods

Monika Fuxreiter
December 24, 2014

The Latest Developments on the Role of Dynamics in Protein Functions Computational Approaches to Protein Dynamics: From Quantum to Coarse-Grained Methods presents modern biomolecular computational techniques that address protein flexibility/dynamics at all levels of theory. An international...