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Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics

Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0596000806

Cover of Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics 01 (ISBN 978-0596000806)
ISBN13: 978-0596000806
ISBN10: 0596000804

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No

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Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0596000806

James D. Tisdall and Betsy Waliszewski

ISBN13: 978-0596000806
ISBN10: 0596000804

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Published: 2001
International: No
Summary
With its highly developed capacity to detect patterns in data, Perl has become one of the most popular languages for biological data analysis. But if you're a biologist with little or no programming experience, starting out in Perl can be a challenge.

Author Bio

Tisdall, James :

James Tisdall has worked as a musician, as a programmer and member of technical staff at Bell Labs (where he programmed for speech research and discovered a formal language for musical rhythm), as a programmer and systems manager at the Human Genome Project in the Computational Biology and Informatics Laboratory (where he began using Perl for bioinformatics in 1991 with his program DNA WorkBench), as computational biologist at Mercator Genetics in Menlo Park, California (where his Perl programs helped discover the gene involved in the common hereditary disease hemochromatosis), as manager of Bioinformatics at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, and most recently as a consultant for Biocomputing Associates of Kimberton, Pennsylvania, and the Burke Research Institute affiliated with Cornell University, working on neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

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