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Genome Annotation

1st Edition

By Jung Soh

Chapman and Hall/CRC

270 pages

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The success of individualized medicine, advanced crops, and new and sustainable energy sources requires thoroughly annotated genomic information and the integration of this information into a coherent model. A thorough overview of this field, Genome Annotation explores automated genome analysis and annotation from its origins to the challenges of n

Table of Contents

DNA Sequencing Strategies. Coding Sequence Prediction. Between the Genes. Genome-Associated Data. Characterization of Gene Function through Bioinformatics: The Early Days. Visualization Techniques and Tools for Genomic Data. Functional Annotation. Automated Annotation Systems. Dynamic Annotation Systems: End-User-Driven Annotation and Visualization. Web-Based Workflows. Analysis Pipelines for Next-Generation Sequencing Data. Index.

About the Author

Jung Soh is a research associate at the University of Calgary. He earned a Ph.D. in computer science from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, where he worked at the Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition (CEDAR). He also worked as a principal research scientist at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in Daejeon, Korea. His research interests are in bioinformatics, machine learning, and biomedical data visualization.

Paul M.K. Gordon is the bioinformatics support specialist for the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute at the University of Calgary. He has worked at the National Research Council of Canada's Institute for Information Technology (NRC-IIT) and Institute for Marine Biosciences (NRC-IMB). His current work focuses on developing bioinformatics techniques for personalized medicine.

Christoph W. Sensen is a professor of bioinformatics at the University of Calgary. He has previously worked as a research officer at the National Research Council of Canada's Institute for Marine Biosciences (NRC-IMB) and as a visiting scientist at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg. His research interests are in genome research and bioinformatics.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCIENCE / Biotechnology