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Gene Environment Interactions: nature and nurture in the twenty-first century by Offering a rare, synergistic view of ongoing revelations in gene environment interaction studies to illuminate pathways for clinical translation and the paradigm shift towards precision medicine, Dr. Smith discusses environmental interactions & human adaptations, pathogen encounters across the centuries, epigenetic modulation of gene expression, transgenerational inheritance, the microbiome’s intrinsic effects on human health, and more.
Call Number: QH438.5.S65 G46 2020
Journeys in Medicine and Research on Three Continents over 50 Years by This book presents clinical and research aspects of medicine and social dimensions of healthcare. It is designed for an audience with interest in health and societal factors. It is in part autobiographical, based on different phases of the author's life in medicine over 50 years, who revisited cases and problems encountered as she worked in different countries, including South Africa, Scotland, England and North America.
Call Number: WB 100 .S642 2017
Mechanisms and Genetics of Neurodevelopmental Cognitive Disorders by This book discusses links between brain development, gene expression, and brain function. It covers neural stem cells, proliferation, migration, differentiation, and neurogenesis and includes brain mapping, brain plasticity, epigenetics, neuroimmunology, and more. It also provides insight into causation and brain function in autism, attention deficit disorder, and learning disabilities, and examines impact of society and environmental factors on mental health.
Progress, Pioneers and Process by This book describes the growth of information on specific aspects of physiology and pathology of particular disorders and provides an analysis of the processes and contributions of pioneers to discovery. The book revisits specific aspects of physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology relevant to genetic medicine. It provides a review of specific human disorders that the author has encountered during her career.
Call Number: QZ 50 S658p 2019
Unravelling Complexities in Genetics and Genomics: Impact on Diagnosis Counseling and Management by This book reviews advances in the roles genetic & genomic factors play in human diseases, new technologies in DNA and RNA sequencing, genome analysis, and bioinformatics applied to patients with specific disorders, and illustrates how modern molecular techniques can improve diagnoses and enable the design of specific targeted therapies and methods of prevention. Physicians, nurses, genetic counselors, graduate students will find this book a valuable read.
Call Number: QH438.7 .S665 2017
From aardvarks to zooxanthellae : the definitive lyrical guide to nature's ways by Hundreds of animal species provide the cast of characters for these newly composed bio-limericks, arranged into 17 chapters by taxonomic group (such as Birds, Fishes, Insects) or biological subject (such as Ecology, Genetics, and Anthropology). Sometimes multiple verses on one organism or topic provide an extended story-line across successive poems.
Each little jingle can be read as a stand-alone offering a quick chuckle or biological insight.