Omics Technologies and Bio-engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128046593

Omics Technologies and Bio-engineering

1st Edition

Towards Improving Quality of Life

Editors: Debmalya Barh Vasco Azevedo
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128046593
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st December 2017
Page Count: 544
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Omics Technologies and Bio-Engineering: Towards Improving Quality of Life 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


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About the Editor

Debmalya Barh

Dr. Barh is a MSc (Applied Genetics), MTech & MPhil-(Biotechnology), PhD (Genomics), PhD (Biotechnology) and Post Graduate in Management. He has over 15 years leading healthcare, molecular diagnostic, bioinformatics industry and academic research experience in the field of integrative omics–based biomarkers, targets, targeted drugs, precision diagnosis, and personalized and predictive medicine in cancers and various complex diseases. Dr. Barh has edited 15+ cutting-edge research reference books in the field of omics and is a regular reviewer of various leading journals published by Nature publications, Biomed Central (BMC), PLOS etc. Due to his significant contribution in the field, he has been recognized by Who's Who in the World and Limca Book of Records. He is also the editor of the forthcoming Elsevier title Omics Technologies and Bio-Engineering (Jan 2017).

Affiliations and Expertise

Centre for Genomics and Applied Gene Technology, Institute of Integrative Omics and Applied Biotechnology (IIOAB), Nonakuri, Purba Medinipur, India

Vasco Azevedo

Dr Azevedo is member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Full Professor, and Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in Bioinformatics at UFMG since 2011. He holds a degree in Veterinary Medicine from the Veterinary Medicine School of the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), PhD in Genetics of Microorganisms by L'Institut National Agronomique Paris Grignon, and Postdoctoral degree by the Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He was Professor at the Biomedical Sciences Institute of the University of São Paulo (2004). Dr Azevedo has experience in the field of Genetics, with emphasis on Molecular Genetics and Microorganisms, working mainly on the following topics: Genomics; Transcriptomic; Proteomics; Functional Analysis of Genes; Virulence and Pathogenicity Study, Molecular Biotechnology and Biosafety

Affiliations and Expertise

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