Genomic and Precision Medicine

Genomic and Precision Medicine : Principles and Foundations

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Genomic and Precision Medicine: Principles and Foundations, Third Edition presents state-of-the-art reviews and essential background knowledge on the human genome and its biology and regulation, including a current understanding of a variety of areas within the genome sciences that cover sequencing, transcriptomics, proteomics, microbiomics, critical technologies, and informatics.

This volume is an excellent foundation for readers to appreciate the content of the subsequent seven volumes.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 37mm | 811g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0128006862
  • 9780128006863

Table of contents

1. Organization, Variation and Expression of the Human Genome
2. The Functional Genome: Epigenetics and Epigenomics
3. Computational and Informatic Approaches
4. Population Perspectives on Genome Variation
5. Genome Variation and Complex Disease
6. Whole genome sequencing: new technologies, approaches, applications
7. Human Genome Variation Discovery via Exome and Whole-Genome Sequencing
8. Structural Genomic Variation in the Human Genome
9. Transcriptomics and Gene Expression Analysis
10. Quantitative Proteomics
11. The Human Microbiome
12. Metabolomics
13. Gene-Environment Interactions
14. Systems Biology and Systems Medicine
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About Geoffrey Ginsburg

Dr. Ginsburg is the founding Director of the Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine in the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy. He is also Professor of Medicine and of Pathology at Duke University Medical Center, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke Pratt School of Engineering, and Co-Director of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute. Huntington Willard is President and Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. Prior to his appointment at the MBL, Willard was on the faculty at Duke University, where he was founding director of the university-wide Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy from 2003 to 2014, the Nanaline H. Duke Professor of Genome Sciences, and the Arts & Sciences Professor of Biology & Genome Sciences.
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