Omics Technologies and Bio-engineering

Omics Technologies and Bio-engineering

Volume 1: Towards Improving Quality of Life

1st Edition - December 1, 2017

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  • Editors: Debmalya Barh, Vasco Azevedo
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128046593
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128047491

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Omics Technologies and Bio-Engineering: Towards Improving Quality of Life, Volume 1 is a unique reference that brings together multiple perspectives on omics research, providing in-depth analysis and insights from an international team of authors. The book delivers pivotal information that will inform and improve medical and biological research by helping readers gain more direct access to analytic data, an increased understanding on data evaluation, and a comprehensive picture on how to use omics data in molecular biology, biotechnology and human health care.

Key Features

  • Covers various aspects of biotechnology and bio-engineering using omics technologies
  • Focuses on the latest developments in the field, including biofuel technologies
  • Provides key insights into omics approaches in personalized and precision medicine
  • Provides a complete picture on how one can utilize omics data in molecular biology, biotechnology and human health care


Professionals and students in biotechnology and across the life sciences, particularly systems/synthetic biologists, molecular biologists, and biochemists

Table of Contents

    1. Biotechnological Innovations in Agriculture, Health and Industry shaping our present and future
    2. Overview and general principles of omics technologies in biotechnology
    3. Omics approaches in pharmacogenomics and personalized/ precision medicine
    4. Omics approaches in marine biotechnology
    5. Nanobiotechnology in Bio-Engineering
    6. Synthetic Biology
    7. Reverse engineering
    8. Omics approaches in Forensic biotechnology
    9. Biotechnology in Astrobiology
    10. Computational techniques in data integration and big-data handling in omics
    11. Bioinformatics and Systems biology in bio-engineering

    12. Techniques for nucleic acid engineering
    13. Techniques for Protein engineering
    14. Animal cell and tissue culture
    15. Bio and gene banking
    16. Gene and whole organism cloning
    17. Biotechnology for improved animal productivity and quality
    18. Medical biotechnology
    19. Techniques for candidate and disease gene identification
    20. Engineered animal model for biomedical research
    21. Therapeutic aspects of stem cell engineering
    22. Tissue engineering
    23. Gene therapy and molecular medicine
    24. Biotechnology for Biomarkers
    25. Omics approaches in Immunotechnology
    26. Engineering monoclonal antibodies: Production and applications
    27. Omics approaches in In-vitro fertilization
    28. Safety and Ethics in biotechnology and bio-engineering

    29. Omics approaches in Microbial biotechnology
    30. Omics approaches in Viral biotechnology
    31. Omics approaches in Algal and fungal biotechnology
    32. Omics approaches in Plant tissue engineering
    33. Genetic engineering for plant Transgenesis
    34. Agricultural biotechnology
    35. Biotechnology for improved crop productivity and quality
    36. Genetic engineering for Functional food
    37. Omics approaches in Molecular farming and engineering for Edible Vaccines
    38. Omics approaches in Plant metabolic engineering
    39. Biotechnology for Biofertilizer
    40. Biocontrol Technology: An eco-friendly approach for sustainable agriculture
    41. Omics approaches and engineering against Superbug

    42. Techniques for industrial bio-engineering
    43. Omics approaches in Industrial and Bioprocess technology
    44. Omics approaches in Dairy and food process technology
    45. Omics approaches and Bio-engineering for Enzyme
    45. Cell-free Biosystems and Biomanufacturing
    46. Omics approaches in Pharmaceutical biotechnology
    47. Omics approaches in Biofuel Technologies
    48. Omics approaches in Environmental biotechnology and bioremediation

Product details

  • No. of pages: 618
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: December 1, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128046593
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128047491

About the Editors

Debmalya Barh

Debmalya Barh
Debmalya Barh, PhD, holds Master’s and PhD’s degree on Biotechnology and Post-Doc on Bioinformatics. He is honorary Principal Scientist at Centre for Genomics and Applied Gene Technology, Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology, a global platform of multidisciplinary research and advocacy. He has experience with both academic and industrial research and has more than 12 years on bioinformatics and personalized diagnostic/medicine industry experience, with focus on translating academic research into high value commercial products. He has published more than 150 articles in reputed international journals and has edited 15 cutting-edge biotechnology related reference books. He has also co-authored 30+ book chapters. Due to his significant contribution in the field, he has been recognized by Who's Who in the World and Limca Book of Records.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Scientist, Centre for Genomics and Applied Gene Technology, Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology, Nonakuri, Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, India

Vasco Azevedo

Vasco Azevedo is a full professor, CNPq researcher 1A, member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Commander of the Order of Scientific Merit of the MCTI, of the Genetics advisory committee and the public policy working group on Biotechnology and Genetic resources of COBRG / CNPq, coordinator of the Associated International Laboratory Bact-infl from INRA and UFMG, and vice-president of the Brazilian Association of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (AB3C). He holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the School of Veterinary Medicine of the Federal University of Bahia (1986), a master's degree (1989), and a doctorate (1993) in Genetics of Microorganisms from the Institut National Agronomique Paris Grignon. Post-doctorate from the Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania (the USA, 1994). Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of the University of São Paulo (2004) and Ph.D. in Bioinformatics at UFMG (2017). He has experience in Genetics and Bioinformatics, emphasizing Molecular and Microorganism Genetics, acting mainly on the following topics: Genomics; transcriptomics; proteomics, metabolomics; Functional analysis of genes; Virulence and pathogenicity study, Molecular Biotechnology and Biosafety. He works on vaccine development, diagnostics, and the development of next-generation probiotics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil

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