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Computational Immunology

Applications, 1st Edition

By Shyamasree Ghosh

CRC Press

200 pages | 15 Color Illus. | 35 B/W Illus.

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Description

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 biology in designing of drugs, targets, biomarkers for early detection and prognosis of a disease. It highlights the applications of computational methods in deciphering the complex processes of the immune system and its role in health and disease.

  • This book discusses the most essential topics, including 
  • Next generation sequencing (NGS) and computational immunology
  • Computational modelling and biology of diseases
  • Drug designing 
  • Computation and identification of biomarkers
  • Application in organ transplantation
  • Application in disease detection and therapy
  • Computational methods and applications in understanding of the invertebrate immune system

Shyamasree Ghosh (MSc, PhD, PGDHE, PGDBI) Scientific Officer (F), is currently working in the School of Biological Sciences, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, DAE, Govt of India, graduated from the prestigious Presidency College Kolkata in 1998. She was awarded the prestigious National Scholarship from the Government of India. She has worked and published extensively in glycobiology, sialic acids, immunology, stem cells and nanotechnology. She has authored several publications that include books and encyclopedia chapters in reputed journals and books.

Table of Contents

Understanding cell fate and Computational immunology. Next generation sequencing (NGS) and computational immunology. Computational modelling and biology of diseases. Drug designing and Computational Immunology. Computation and Identification of Biomarkers. Application in organ transplantation. Application in disease detection and therapy. Computational methods and applications in understanding of the invertebrate immune system. Computational Immunology and studies from the human immune system. Further Readings. Book Index.

About the Author

Dr. Shyamasree Ghosh (MSc, PhD, PGDHE, PGDBI) is currently working as the Scientific Officer (F), in the School of Biological Sciences, National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar, under Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India currently located in Jatni, Orissa since 2016 dedicated to teaching and research. From 2009 she served as the Scientific Officer (E), in the SBS, NISER. She graduated from the prestigious Presidency College Kolkata in 1998 in Zoology with Chemistry and Physiology as the other subjects and was awarded the prestigious National Scholarship from the Govt. of India in the same year. She obtained post graduation degree in Biotechnology from Calcutta University ranking second in the University in the year 2000. She continued her PhD from Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, CSIR, Kolkata by qualifying for the National Eligibility Test conducted by Ministry of HRD, Govt of India. Her PhD work in the field of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) was accepted in various national and international journals of repute and is cited by the young researchers worldwide. She has worked and published extensively in glycobiology, biology of sialic acids, immunology, stem cells and nanotechnology. She has served as faculty in post graduate college affiliated to Bangalore University. She has authored several publications that include books and encyclopedia chapters in reputed journals and books.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MED044000
MEDICAL / Immunology
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General