Book Reviews

Synthetic Biology

Author(s): Elizabeth C. King
Synthetic Biology 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Edited by Gregory E. Kaebnick and Thomas H. Murray, MIT Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780262519595, 192 pages, US$21.00 (paperback). The rapid advancement of gene sequencing and synthesis technology has fostered the…

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Designing Science Presentations: A Visual Guide to Figures, Papers, Slides, Posters, and More

Author(s): Paul King
Designing Science Presentations: A Visual Guide to Figures, Papers, Slides, Posters, and More 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Matt Carter, Academic Press, ISBN: 978-0-12-38569-3. xxi + 360 pages, US$49.95. This text consists of 27 chapters in six subsections and includes four appendixes. Each chapter begins with an introduction to the material…

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Funding Your Career in Science: From Research Idea to Personal Grant

Author(s): Paul King
Funding Your Career in Science: From Research Idea to Personal Grant 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Ritsert C. Jansen, Cambridge University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-107-62417-7. 210 pages, US$28. The author of this text is a dean of talent and professor of bioinformatics at the University of…

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Biomedical Consulting Agreements: A Guide for Academics

Author(s): Paul King
Biomedical Consulting Agreements: A Guide for Academics 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Edward Klees and H. Robert Horvitz, MIT Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-262-51793-5. xiii + 125 pages, US$30. If you are an academic working in the areas of biotechnology or pharmaceutical development,…

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MRI Essentials for Innovative Technologies

Author(s): David Moratal
MRI Essentials for Innovative Technologies 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Giuseppe Placidi, CRC Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4040-5 (Hardback). xxiv + 192 pages, US$89.95. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the most versatile and fastest-growing modality in diagnostic imaging, and is considered…

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Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, 2nd Edition

Author(s): David Moratal
Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, 2nd Edition 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Kayvan Najarian and Robert Splinter, CRC Press, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7033-4 (Hardback). xxv + 385 pages, US$89.45. It is difficult to find a book that covers both biomedical image processing and…

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Mathematical Models for Society and Biology, 2nd Ed.

Author(s): Paul King
Mathematical Models for Society and Biology, 2nd Ed. 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Edward Beltrami, Academic Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-12-404624-5, xiii+266 pages, US$49.98 This 12-chapter text has the goal of showing how mathematics can illuminate fascinating problems drawn from society and biology. Each chapter takes a particular mathematical topic…

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Modeling and Simulation in Biomedical Engineering: Applications in Cardiorespiratory Physiology

Author(s): Duane Patterson
Modeling and Simulation in Biomedical Engineering: Applications in Cardiorespiratory Physiology 150 150 IEEE Pulse

Willem van Meurs, McGraw Hill, 2011. ISBN: 978-0071714457, US$100. Modeling and simulation have developed into indispensable disciplines in many fields including the physiological sciences; yet, there are few accessible texts available that teach the…

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