Database Modeling in Computational Biology

Hardback
Modern biological research in areas like drug discovery produces a staggering volume of data, and the right modeling tools can help scientists apply it in ways never before imaginable. This collection of next-generation biodata modeling techniques combines innovative concepts, methods, and applications with case studies in genome, microarray, proteomics, and drug discovery projects to help bioinformatics professionals develop ever-more powerful data management systems in any domain. Breaking new ground at the intersection of life sciences and data management, the book introduces practitioners to core biodata modeling techniques, biological database resources, and ontology concepts. It explains the latest envelope-pushing methods and software applications for processing, integrating, and managing biodata.