Bioinformatics in the Post-genomic Era: Genome, Transcriptome, Proteome, and Information-based Medicine

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Addison-Wesley, 2005 - Computers - 388 pages
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During the past decade advanced computing technologies have revolutionized life sciences and medical research. Contains a comprehensive treatment of the role of bioinformatics in the emerging world of molecular medicine.

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Contents

Protein Structure Prediction
3
Introduction to Bioinformatics
23
Gene Structure
83
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About the author (2005)

Jeff Augen has a 20-year history in information technology and computational biology. Most recently, as President and CEO of the technical computing software company TurboWorx Inc., Jeff has focused on the design of parallel computing solutions for biomedical research and drug discovery. In his former position as the Director of Strategy for IBM's Life Sciences Division, Jeff was responsible for the company's entry into several new areas of the life sciences computing market including, most notably, information-based medicine. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, a member of several editorial boards, and an author of many recent review articles and editorials, in addition to a chapter on computational biology for Anti-Cancer Drug Development; Lippincott 2003.

Augen's academic background includes graduate and undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Texas and Rice University, respectively. His thesis research involved the development of algorithms for predicting protein tertiary structure.


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