Caister Academic Press

A guide to data analysis and bioinformatics

We have selected three publications published in 2014 that will be an invaluable aid for anyone involved in the data analysis required for next-generation sequencing (NGS) and genome analysis.

The first publication provides up-to-date and detailed information on various aspects of bioinformatics data analysis with applications to microbiology. It describes a number of bioinformatics tools, makes links to some wet-lab techniques, explains different approaches to tackle a problem, talks about current challenges and limitations, gives examples of applications of bioinformatics and discusses future trends read more ...
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The second publication explores the most recent advances in NGS instrumentation and data analysis and describes current NGS platforms, their sequencing chemistries, instrument specifications, and general workflows and procedures. Also covered is the application of NGS technologies and data analysis in various fields including polymorphism detection, sRNA research, rare variant detection, large variant detection, exome sequencing, plant development studies, microbial metagenomics, and studies on the human microbiome read more ...
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The third publication in our selection reviews the methods currently employed for NGS data analysis, highlights their problems and limitations, demonstrates the applications and indicates the developing trends in various fields of genome research. Described as an invaluable, up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the topic read more ...
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We recommend these three publications for everyone involved in sequence data analysis, bioinformatics, next-generation sequencing and genome analysis.

Bioinformatics and Data Analysis in Microbiology
Edited by: Özlem Taştan Bishop
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-39-3 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-73-7 £159, $319
Invaluable, up-to-date and detailed information on various aspects of bioinformatics data analysis with applications to microbiology. read more ...
Full information at Bioinformatics and Data Analysis in Microbiology.
Next-generation Sequencing: Current Technologies and Applications
Edited by: Jianping Xu
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-33-1 £120, $240. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-95-9 £120, $240
The most recent advances in NGS instrumentation and data analysis, current NGS platforms, sequencing chemistries, instrument specifications, general workflows and procedures. read more ...
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Genome Analysis: Current Procedures and Applications
Edited by: Maria S. Poptsova
Hardback: ISBN 978-1-908230-29-4 £159, $319. Ebook: ISBN 978-1-908230-68-3 £159, $319
An up-to-date and comprehensive overview of next-generation sequencing data analysis, highlighting problems and limitations, applications and developing trends in various fields of genome research. read more ...
Full information at Genome Analysis.