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Computational Immunology: Applications

1st Edition

Shyamasree Ghosh
February 04, 2020

Computational Immunology: Applications focuses on different mathematical models, statistical tools, techniques, and computational modelling that helps in understanding complex phenomena of the immune system and its biological functions. The book also focuses on the latest developments in...

Computational Nanotoxicology: Challenges and Perspectives

1st Edition

Agnieszka Gajewicz, Tomasz Puzyn
December 26, 2019

The development of computational methods that support human health and environmental risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) has attracted great interest because the application of these methods enables us to fill existing experimental data gaps. However, considering the high degree...

Introduction to the Fast Multipole Method: Topics in Computational Biophysics, Theory, and Implementation

1st Edition

Victor Anisimov, James J.P. Stewart
December 09, 2019

Introduction to the Fast Multipole Method introduces the reader to the theory and computer implementation of the Fast Multipole Method. It covers the topics of Laplace’s equation, spherical harmonics, angular momentum, the Wigner matrix, the addition theorem for solid harmonics, and lattice...

Computational Immunology: Basics

1st Edition

Shyamasree Ghosh
November 04, 2019

The immune system is highly complex system with large number of macromolecules, signaling pathways, protein-protein interactions, and gene expressions. Studies from genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics are generating huge high throughput data that needs to be analyzed for understanding the...

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...

Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery

1st Edition

John David MacCuish, Norah E. MacCuish
September 05, 2019

With a DVD of color figures, Clustering in Bioinformatics and Drug Discovery provides an expert guide on extracting the most pertinent information from pharmaceutical and biomedical data. It offers a concise overview of common and recent clustering methods used in bioinformatics and drug discovery....

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...

Omic Association Studies with R and Bioconductor

1st Edition

Juan R. González, Alejandro Cáceres
June 11, 2019

After the great expansion of genome-wide association studies, their scientific methodology and, notably, their data analysis has matured in recent years, and they are a keystone in large epidemiological studies. Newcomers to the field are confronted with a wealth of data, resources and methods....

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...

Theoretical Physics for Biological Systems

1st Edition

Paola Lecca, Angela Re
January 25, 2019

Quantum physics provides the concepts and their mathematical formalization that lend themselves to describe important properties of biological networks topology, such as vulnerability to external stress and their dynamic response to changing physiological conditions. A theory of networks enhanced...