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Bioinformatics Books List

Bioinformatics Books List

Over the years ISCB members and scientific publishers have notified us of books with specific relevance to our community of computational biologists. Below is a listing of those books, alpha by author, from which you can link to more detailed information with the option to also link straight to Amazon.com to make a purchase. If you are aware of a high quality book missing from our list, please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will consider adding it soon.

  1. Descarga (The first book of Bioinformatics for Spanish speakers)
    Author(s):  F. Abascal, J. Aguirre, E. Andrés-León, D. Bajic, D. Baú, J. A. Bueren-Calabuig, Á. Cortés-Cabrera, I. Dotu, J. M.   Fernández, H. G. D. Santos, B. Garcı́a-Jiménez, R. Guantes, I. Irisarri, N. Jiménez-Lozano, J. Klett, R. Méndez, A. Morreale, A. Pascual-Garcı́a, A. Perona, A. Sebastian, M. Stich, S. Tarazona, I. Yruela y R. Zardoya
    Editor(s):  Álvaro Sebastián and Alberto Pascual-Garcı́a
  2. DNA Sequencing: From Experimental Methods to Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Luke Alphey
  3. Systems Bioinformatics: An Engineering Case-Based Approach
    Author(s): Gil Alterovitz and Marco R. Ramoni
  4. Text Mining for Biology and Biomedicine
    Editor(s): Sophia Ananiadou and John McNaught
  5. Introduction to Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Teresa Attwood, David Parry-Smith
  6. Ontologies for Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Kenneth Baclawski and Tianhua Niu
  7. Bioinformatics: The Machine Learning Approach
    Author(s): P.Baldi and S. Brunak
  8. DNA Microarrays and Gene Expression: From Experiments to Data Analysis and Modeling
    Author(s): Pierre Baldi, G. Wesley Hatfield
  9. Bioinformatics for Geneticists
    Author(s): Michael Barnes, Ian C Gray
  10. Bioinformatics: A Practical Guide to the Analysis of Genes and Proteins, Second Edition
    Author(s): Andreas D. Baxevanis and B. F. Francis Ouellette (Eds)
  11. Bioinformatics Computing
    Author(s): Bryan P. Bergeron
  12. Genetics Databases
    Author(s): M. J. Bishop
  13. Problems and Solutions in Biological Sequence Analysis
    Author(s): Mark Borodovsky and Svetlana Ekisheva
  14. Structural Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Philip E. Bourne, Helge Weissig
  15. Computational Modeling of Genetic and Biochemical Networks
    Author(s): James M. Bower and Hamid Bolouri
  16. Bioinformatics: A Biologist's Guide to Biocomputing and the Internet
    Author(s): Stuart M. Brown
  17. Discovering Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics
    Author(s): A. Malcolm Campbell, Laurie J. Heyer
  18. Biological Database Modeling
    Editor(s): Jake Chen and Amandeep S. Sidhu
  19. Bioinformatics for Dummies
    Author(s): Jean-Michel Claverie and Cedric Notredame
  20. Computational Molecular Biology: An Introduction
    Author(s): Peter Clote, Rolf Backofen
  21. Introduction to Computational Genomics: A Case Studies Approach
    Author(s): Nello Cristianini and Matthew W. Hahn
  22. Bioinformatics (Methods Express Series)
    Author(s): Paul Dear
  23. Bioinformatics Algorithms: An Active Learning Approach, 2nd Edition, Vols. 1 and 2
    Author(s): Phillip Compeau, Pavel Pevzner
  24. Analysis of Microarray Data: A Network-Based Approach
    Editor(s): Matthias Dehmer and Frank Emmert-Streib
  25. Nonlinear Estimation and Classification
    Author(s): D.D. Denison, M.H. Hansen, C.C. Holmes, B. Mallick & B. Yu (Eds.)
  26. Biological Sequence Analysis
    Author(s): Richard Durbin, Sean R. Eddy, Anders Krogh, Graeme Mitchison
  27. Genomic Perl: From Bioinformatics Basics to Working Code
    Author(s): Rex A. Dwyer
  28. Protein Bioinformatics: An Algorithmic Approach to Sequence and Structure Analysis
    Author(s): Ingvar Eidhammer, Inge Jonassen, William R.T. Taylor
  29. Computational Cell Biology
    Author(s): Christopher P. Fall, Eric S. Marland, John M. Wagner
    and John J. Tyson, Editors
  30. Cluster and Classification Techniques for the Biosciences
    Author(s): Alan Fielding
  31. Evolutionary Computation in Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Gary B. Fogel, David W. Corne
  32. Mathematics of Evolution and Phylogeny
    Author(s): Olivier Gascuel (Editor)
  33. Reconstructing Evolution: New Mathematical and Computational Advances
    Author(s): Olivier Gascuel (Editor), Mike Steel (Editor)
  34. Bioinformatics: Principles & Applications
    Author(s): Zhumur Ghosh, Bibekanand Mallick
  35. Developing Bioinformatics Computer Skills
    Author(s): Cynthia Gibas, Per Jambeck
  36. Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics: An Introduction
    Author(s): Gregory R. Grant, Warren J. Ewens
  37. Algorithms on Strings, Trees and Sequences
    Author(s): Dan Gusfield
  38. Longitudinal Data Analysis
    Author(s): Hedeker Donald, Gibbons Robert D.
  39. Bioinformatics : Sequence, Structure, and Databanks : A Practical Approach
    Author(s): Des Higgins (Editor), Willie Taylor (Editor)
  40. Probabilistic Modelling in Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics
    Author(s): Dirk Husmeier (Editor), Richard Dybowski (Editor), Stephen Roberts (Editor)
  41. Current Topics in Computational Molecular Biology
    Author(s): Tao Jiang, Ying Xu and Michael Q. Zhang (Eds.)
  42. Current Topics in Computational Molecular Biology
    Author(s): Neil C. Jones and Pavel A. Pevzner
  43. Post-genome Informatics
    Author(s): Minoru Kanehisa
  44. Intelligent Bioinformatics: The Application of Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Bioinformatics Problems
    Author(s): Edward Keedwell, Ajit Narayanan
  45. Foundations of Systems Biology
    Author(s): Hiroaki Kitano
  46. Guide to Analysis of DNA Microarray Data
    Author(s): Steen Knudsen
  47. Microarrays for an Integrative Genomics
    Author(s): Isaac S. Kohane, Alvin Kho, Atul J. Butte
  48. Systems Biology: Principles, Methods, and Concepts
    Author(s): Andrzej K. Konopka (Editor)
  49. Compact Handbook of Computational Biology
    : Andrzej K. Konopka (Editor), M. James C. Crabbe (Editor)
  50. BLAST
    Author(s): Ian Korf, Mark Yandell, Joseph Bedell
  51. Hidden Markov Models for Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Timo Koski
  52. Fundamental Concepts of Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Dan E. Krane, Michael L. Raymer
  53. Advances in Molecular Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Steffen Schulze-Kremer (Editor)
  54. Molecular Bioinformatics: Algorithms and Applications
    Author(s): Steffen Schulze-Kremer
  55. Computational Biology
    Author(s): Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2066
  56. Analysis of Microarray Gene Expression Datas
    Author(s): Mei-Ling Ting Lee
  57. Bioinformatics: From Genomes to Drugs
    Author(s): Thomas Lengauer
  58. Sequence Analysis in a Nutshell: A Guide to Common Tools and Databases
    Author(s): Darryl Leon, Scott Markel
  59. Introduction to Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Arthur M. Lesk
  60. Computational Molecular Biology
    Author(s): J. Leszczynski
  61. Bioinformatics: Databases and Systems
    Author(s): Stanley Letovsky (Editor)
  62. Biomolecular Computation for Bionanotechnology
    Author(s): Jian-Qin Liu and Katsunori Shimohara
  63. Immunological Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Ole Lund, Morten Nielsen, Claus Lundegaard,
    Can Kesmir and Søren Brunak
  64. Intelligent Systems Modeling and Decision Support in Bioengineering
    Author(s): Mahdi Mahfouf
  65. Bioinformatics and Systems Biology: Collaborative Research and Resources
    Author(s): Frederick Marcus
  66. In Silico Technologies in Drug Target Identification and Validation
    Author(s): Scott Markel and Darryl Leon
  67. Computational Cell Biology
    Author(s): Eric Marland, John Wagner, John Tyson
  68. Bioinformatics and Genome Analysis
    Author(s): H.W. Mewes, B. Weiss, H. Seidel
  69. Bioinformatics: Methods and Protocols
    Author(s): Stephen Misener (Editor), Stephen A. Krawetz (Editor)
  70. Bioinformatics: Sequence and Genome Analysis
    Author(s): David W. Mount
  71. Foundations of Comparative Genomics
    Author(s): Arcady R. Mushegian
  72. Bioinformatics Algorithms: Sequence Analysis, Genome Rearrangements, and Phylogenetic Reconstruction
    Author: Enno Ohlebusch
  73. Bioinformatics: Genes, proteins and computers
    Author(s): C.A. Orengo, D.T. Jones and J.M. Thornton
  74. Algebraic Statistics for Computational Biology
    Author(s): Lior Pachter and Bernd Sturmfels
  75. Systems Biology: Properties of Reconstructed Networks
    Author(s): Bernhard O. Palsson
  76. Mathematics of Genome Analysis
    Author(s): Jerome K. Percus
  77. Computational Molecular Biology: An Algorithmic Approach
    Author(s): Pavel A. Pevzner
  78. A Beginner's Guide to Molecular Structures
    Author(s): Sandra Porter
  79. Exploring DNA Structure
    Author(s): Sandra Porter
  80. Bioinformatics Basics Applications in Biological Science and Medicine
    Author(s): Hooman H. Rashidi, Lukas K. Buehler
  81. Introduction to Computer-Intensive Methods of Data Analysis in Biology
    Author(s): Derek A. Roff
  82. The Phylogenetic Handbook: A Practical Approach to DNA and Protein Phylogeny
    Edited by Marco Salemi, Anne-Mieke Vandamme
  83. Computational Methods in Molecular Biology
    Author(s): S.L. Salzberg, D.B. Searls, S. Kasif
  84. Comparative Genomics: Empirical and Analytical Approaches to Gene Order Dynamics, Map Alignment and the Evolution of Gene Families
    Author(s): David Sankoff, Joseph H. Nadeau
  85. Molecular Modeling and Simulation: An Interdisciplinary Guide
    Author(s): Tamar Schlick
  86. Kernel Methods in Computational Biology
    Author(s): Bernhard Schölkopf, Koji Tsuda and Jean-Philippe Vert (Eds.)
  87. Bioinformatics: From Nucleic Acids and Proteins to Cell Metabolism
    Author(s): Dietmar Schomburg (Editor), Uta Lessel (Editor)
  88. Phylogenetics
    Author(s): Charles Semple and Mike Steel
  89. Introduction to Computational Molecular Biology
    Author(s): Joao Carlos Setubal, Joao Meidanis, Jooao Carlos Setubal
  90. Likelihood, Bayesian and MCMC Methods in Quantitative Genetics
    Author(s): Daniel Sorensen, Daniel Gianola
  91. Bioinformatics: Sequence Alignment and Markov Models
    Author(s): Kal Renganathan Sharma
  92. Microarray Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Dov Stekel
  93. Protein Structure Prediction - A Practical Approach
    Author(s): Michael J. E. Sternberg
  94. Computational Genomics: Current Methods
    Author(s): Nikola Stojanovic
  95. Introduction to Protein-DNA Interactions: Structure, Thermodynamics, and Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Gary D. Stormo
  96. Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics
    Author(s): James Tisdall
  97. Pathway Analysis and Optimization in Metabolic Engineering
    Author(s): Néstor V. Torres, Eberhard O. Voit
  98. Gene Regulation and Metabolism: Post-Genomic Computational Approaches
    Author(s): Julio Collado-Vides and Ralf Hofestadt
  99. Computational Analysis of Biochemical Systems A Practical Guide for Biochemists and Molecular Biologists
    Author(s): Eberhard O. Voit
  100. Coalescent Theory: An Introduction
    Author(s): John Wakeley
  101. Pattern Discovery in Biomolecular Data - Tools, Techniques, and Applications
    Author(s): Jason T. L. Wang, Bruce A. Shapiro, and Dennis Shasha
  102. Introduction to Computational Biology: Maps, Sequences and Genomes
    Author(s): Michael S Waterman
  103. Instant Notes Bioinformatics
    Author(s): D.R. Westhead, J. H. Parish, R.M. Twyman
  104. The Practical Bioinformatician
    Author(s): Limsoon Wong
  105. Neural Networks and Genome Informatics
    Author(s): Cathy H. Wu, Jerry W. McLarty
  106. Essential Bioinformatics
    Author(s): Jin Xiong
  107. Applications of Fuzzy Logic in Bioinformatics
    (Series on Advances in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology)

    Author(s): Dong Xu (Editor), James M. Keller (Editor), Mihail Popescu (Editor),
    Rajkumar Bondugula (Editor)
  108. Life Science Automation Fundamentals and Applications
    Editor(s): Mingjun Zhang, Bradley Nelson, and Robin Felder
  109. Understanding Bioinformatics
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    List initially compiled by Aik Choon TAN


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