Translational Biotechnology

Translational Biotechnology

A Journey from Laboratory to Clinics

1st Edition - January 17, 2021

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  • Editor: Yasha Hasija
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128219737
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128219720

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Translational Biotechnology: A Journey from Laboratory to Clinics presents an integrative and multidisciplinary approach to biotechnology to help readers bridge the gaps between fundamental and functional research. The book provides state-of-the-art and integrative views of translational biotechnology by covering topics from basic concepts to novel methodologies. Topics discussed include biotechnology-based therapeutics, pathway and target discovery, biological therapeutic modalities, translational bioinformatics, and system and synthetic biology. Additional sections cover drug discovery, precision medicine and the socioeconomic impact of translational biotechnology. This book is valuable for bioinformaticians, biotechnologists, and members of the biomedical field who are interested in learning more about this promising field.

Key Features

  • Explains biotechnology in a different light by using an application-oriented approach
  • Discusses practical approaches in the development of precision medicine tools, systems and dynamical medicine approaches
  • Promotes research in the field of biotechnology that is translational in nature, cost-effective and readily available to the community


Clinicians, medical doctors, bioinformaticians, and bioengineers

Table of Contents

  • Section 1. Introduction to Translational Biotechnology
    Section 2. Biotherapeutics
    Section 3. Pathway and Target Discovery
    Section 4. Novel Therapeutic Modalities
    Section 5. Bioinformatics to Bedside
    Section 6. Systems Approach and Engineering Biology
    Section 7. Drug Discovery, Personalized and Precision Medicine
    Section 8. Socio-Economic Impact of Translational Biotechnology

Product details

  • No. of pages: 452
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: January 17, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128219737
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128219720

About the Editor

Yasha Hasija

Yasha Hasija, (B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D.) is an Associate Professor at Department of Biotechnology, and Associate Dean Alumni Affairs at Delhi Technological University. Her research interests include genome informatics, genome annotation, microbial informatics, integration of genome-scale data for systems biology, and personalized genomics. Several of her work has been published in International journals of high repute, and she has made noteworthy contributions in her area of expertise as author and editor of notable books and journals. She is on the Editorial Board of numerous International Journals. Her work has brought her recognition and several prestigious awards, including Human Gene Nomenclature Award at the Human Genome Meeting-2010, held at Montpellier, France. She is the Project Investigator for Government of India sponsored research projects like DST-SERB, CSIR-OSDD, and DBT. She is increasingly passionate about finding the translational implications of her research works.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs, Delhi Technological University, India

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