Advances in Genetics

Advances in Genetics

1st Edition - March 20, 2019

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  • Editor: Dhavendra Kumar
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171608
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171592

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Advances in Genetics, Volume 103, provides the latest information on the rapidly evolving field of genetics, presenting new medical breakthroughs that are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of the topic. The book continually publishes important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines, critically analyzing future directions.

Key Features

  • Critically analyzes future directions for the study of clinical genetics
  • Written and edited by recognized leaders in the field
  • Presents new medical breakthroughs that are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics

Readership

Molecular geneticists, clinical geneticists, neurologists, neuroscientists, molecular biologists, and biochemists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Multi-omics approaches for strategic improvement of stress tolerance in underutilized crop species: A climate change perspective
    Mehanathan Muthamilarasan, Nagendra Kumar Singh and Manoj Prasad
    2. Understanding human DNA variants affecting pre-mRNA splicing in the NGS era
    Luiz Gustavo Dufner-Almeida, Ramon Torreglosa do Carmo, Cibele Masotti and Luciana Amaral Haddad
    3. Finding a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex: From genetics through to targeted drug therapies
    Lauren McEneaney and Andrew R. Tee
    4. Population-scale genomics—Enabling precision public health
    Ambily Sivadas and Vinod Scaria
    5. CDK13-related disorder
    Mark James Hamilton and Mohnish Suri
    6. The role of inherited mutations in colorectal polyposis syndromes
    Emma Short and Julian Sampson

Product details

  • No. of pages: 229
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: March 20, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128171608
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171592

About the Series Editor

Dhavendra Kumar

Professor Kumar has considerable previous experience in writing and editing books and journals related to genetics and genomics. His books include Genomics and Clinical Medicine and Genomics and Health in the Developing World. He founded and leads the new open access journal Applied and Translational Genomics, published by Elsevier. He has published 40 articles in the journals literature.

Professor Dhavendra Kumar is a Visiting Professor, Genomic Policy Unit, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, The University of South Wales and Consultant in Clinical Genetics at the University Hospital of Wales, Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom. He is one of the Consultants for the All Wales Medical Genetics Service and the lead Clinician for Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics. After qualifying in Medicine from the King George’s Medical College, University of Lucknow, India, he completed postgraduate training in Pediatrics with an MD. Since 1980 he has pursued a career in Medical Genetics in the UK. In 1990 he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Genetics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics (FACMG) and as well as Royal Colleges of Physicians (FRCP-London and FRCP-Ireland) and Pediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH-UK).

In 2015, he was conferred with the higher degree of DSc by his Alma Mater, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow (UP, India) based on his life-time contributions and achievements to genetic and genomic applications in medicine and health.

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Professor, Genomic Policy Unit, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, The University of South Wales, UK; Consultant in Clinical Genetics at the University Hospital of Wales, Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

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