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Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology

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IT 470 - Resources

Please check this page quite frequently for updated resources.

Suggested Books

There is no specific text book but the following books will be helpful. Specially the book by Pevzner. We will provide many additional material such as videos, handouts etc during the course. You do not have to purchase any book.

  1. Pavel A. Pevzner, Computational Molecular Biology, An Algorithmic Approach, The MIT press, 2001
  2. Neil C. Jones and Pavel A. Pevzner, An Introduction to Bioinformatics Algorithms, Indian reprint by Ane Books, 2005
  3. Nello Cristianini and Matthew W. Hahn, Introduction to Computational Genomics: A Case Studies Approach, 2007, Cambridge University Press
  4. David Mount, Bioinformatics: Sequence and Genome Analysis, CSHL Press, 2004
  5. Dan Gusfield, Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences, CUP, 1997
  6. Helen C. Causton, John Quackenbush and Alvis Brazma, Microarray Gene Expression Data Analysis:A Beginner's Guide, Blackwell Publishing, 2003
  7. Scott Markel and Darryl Leon, Sequence Analysis in a Nutshell: A Guide to Common Tools and Databases, O'Reilly, 2003
  8. R. Durbin, S. Eddy, A. Krogh and G. Mitchison, Biological Sequence Analysis, 1998, CUP
  9. Philip E. Bourne and Helge Weissig, Structural Bioinformatics, John Wiley & Sons, 2003
  10. Hiroaki Kitano, Foundations of Systems Biology, The MIT Press, 2001
  11. Uri Alon and Alon Alon, An Introduction to Systems Biology:Design Principles of Biological Circuits, Taylor & Francis, July 2006
  12. Peter Parham, The Immune System, Garland Science, 2004
  13. Darren J Wilkinson, Stochastic Modelling for Systems Biology, Chapman & Hall/CRC, April 2006
  14. Bernhard O. Palsson, Systems Biology, Cambridge University Press, January 2006
  15. Michal Gerhard, Biochemical Pathways: An Atlas of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Wiley-Spektrum, 1998
  16. Dominik Wodarz and Natalia Komarova, Computational Biology of Cancer, World Scientific, Jan 2005
  17. Eric H. Davidson, The Regulatory Genome: Gene Regulatory Networks in Development and Evoluation, Academic Press, 2006

Suggested Online Material:

  1. Luca Cardelli, Artificial Biochemistry Course, Microsoft Research, May 2006 (see http://lucacardelli.name/ArtificialBiochemistry.htm )
  2. Ron Shamir, Algorithms in Molecular Biology, Course Archive, http://www.cs.tau.ac.il/~rshamir/algmb.html
  3. T. A. Brown, Genome (online book) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/bv.fcgi?call=bv.View..ShowTOC&rid=genomes.TOC&depth=2
  4. http://www.genome.gov/25019879 (Understanding the Human Genome project video)

 Additional Material:

  1. http://www.nature.com/focus/systemsbiologyuserguide/index.html   (Nature's Sys Bio focus)
  2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Systems_biology    (Sys Bio wiki)
  3. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=Books (NCBI online book shelf)
  4. http://www.web-books.com/MoBio/ (Molecular Biology Web Book)
  5. http://www.nslij-genetics.org/bioinfotraining/ (A list of courses on bioinformatics)