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Statistical Methods in Molecular Biology

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Thisbookisintendedformolecularbiologistswhoperformquantitativeanalysesondata emanatingfromtheir?eldandforthestatisticianswhoworkwithmolecularbiologists andotherbiomedicalresearchers. Therearemanyexcellenttextbooksthatprovidefun- mentalcomponentsforstatisticaltrainingcurricula. Therearealsomany"byexpertsfor experts"booksinstatisticsandmolecularbiologywhichrequirein-depthknowledgein bothsubjectstobetakenfulladvantageof. Sofar,nobookinstatisticshasbeenpublished thatprovidesthebasicprinciplesofproperstatisticalanalysesandprogressestoamore advancedstatisticsinresponsetorapidlydevelopingtechnologiesandmethodologiesin the?eldofmolecularbiology. Respondingtothissituation,ourbookaimsatbridgingthegapbetweenthesetwo extremes. Molecularbiologistswillbene?tfromtheprogressivestyleofthebookwhere basicstatisticalmethodsareintroducedandgraduallyelevatedtoanintermediatelevel. Similarly,statisticianswillbene?tfromlearningthevariousbiologicaldatageneratedfrom the?eldofmolecularbiology,thetypesofquestionsofinteresttomolecularbiologists, andthestatisticalapproachestoanalyzingthedata. Thestatisticalconceptsandmethods relevanttostudiesinmolecularbiologyarepresentedinasimpleandpracticalmanner. Speci?cally,thebookcoversbasicandintermediatestatisticsthatareusefulforclassical and molecular biology settings and advanced statistical techniques that can be used to helpsolveproblemscommonlyencounteredinmodernmolecularbiologystudies,such assupervisedandunsupervisedlearning,hiddenMarkovmodels,manipulationandan- ysisofdatafromhigh-throughputmicroarrayandproteomicplatform,andsynthesisof these evidences. A tutorial-type format is used to maximize learning in some chapters. Advicefromjournaleditorsonpeer-reviewedpublicationandsomeusefulinformationon softwareimplementationarealsoprovided. Thisbookisrecommendedforuseassupplementarymaterialbothinsideandoutside classroomsorasaself-learningguideforstudents,scientists,andresearcherswhodealwith numericdatainmolecularbiologyandrelated?elds. Thosewhostartasbeginners,but desiretobeatanintermediatelevel,will?ndthisbookespeciallyusefulintheirlearning pathway. WewanttothankJohnWalker(serieseditor),PatrickMarton,DavidCasey,andAnne Meagher,(editorsatSpringerandHumana)andShanthyJaganathan(Integra-India). The followingpersonsprovidedusefuladviceandcommentsonselectionoftopics,referralto expertsineachtopic,and/orchapterreviewsthatwetrulyappreciate:StephenLooney(a former editor of this book), Stan Young, Dmitri Zaykin, Douglas Hawkins, Wei Pan, Alexandre Almeida, John Ho, Rebecca Doerge, Paula Trushin, Kevin Morgan, Jason Osborne,PeterWestfall,JennyXiang,Ya-linChiu,YolandaBarron,HuiboShao,Alvin Mushlin,andRonaldFanta. Drs. Bang,Zhou,andMazumdarwerepartiallysupported byClinicalTranslationalScienceCenter(CTSC)grant(UL1-RR024996). HeejungBang vii Contents Preface...vii Contributors...xi PARTIBASICSTATISTICS...1 1. ExperimentalStatisticsforBiologicalSciences...3 HeejungBangandMarieDavidian 2. NonparametricMethodsforMolecularBiology...105 KnutM. WittkowskiandTingtingSong 3. BasicsofBayesianMethods...155 SujitK. Ghosh 4. TheBayesiant-TestandBeyond ...179 MithatGonen PARTII DESIGNSANDMETHODSFORMOLECULARBIOLOGY...201 5. SampleSizeandPowerCalculationforMolecularBiologyStudies...203 Sin-HoJung 6. DesignsforLinkageAnalysisandAssociationStudiesofComplexDiseases...219 YuehuaCui,GengxinLi,ShaoyuLi,andRonglingWu 7. IntroductiontoEpigenomicsandEpigenome-WideAnalysis...243 MelissaJ. FazzariandJohnM. Greally 8. Exploration,Visualization,andPreprocessingofHigh-DimensionalData...267 ZhijinWuandZhiqiangWu PARTIII STATISTICALMETHODSFORMICROARRAYDATA ...285 9. IntroductiontotheStatisticalAnalysisofTwo-ColorMicroarrayData...287 MartinaBremer,EdwardHimelblau,andAndreasMadlung 10. BuildingNetworkswithMicroarrayData...315 BradleyM. Broom,WareeRinsurongkawong,LajosPusztai, andKim-AnhDo PARTIV ADVANCEDORSPECIALIZEDMETHODSFORMOLECULARBIOLOGY. . 345 11. SupportVectorMachinesforClassi?cation:AStatisticalPortrait...347 YoonkyungLee 12. AnOverviewofClusteringAppliedtoMolecularBiology ...369 RebeccaNugentandMarinaMeila ix xContents 13. HiddenMarkovModelandItsApplicationsinMotifFindings...405 JingWuandJunXie 14. DimensionReductionforHigh-DimensionalData...417 LexinLi 15. IntroductiontotheDevelopmentandValidationofPredictiveBiomarker ModelsfromHigh-ThroughputDataSets ...435 XutaoDengandFabienCampagne 16. Multi-geneExpression-basedStatisticalApproachestoPredicting Patients'ClinicalOutcomesandResponses...471 FengCheng,Sang-HoonCho,andJaeK. Lee 17. Two-StageTestingStrategiesforGenome-WideAssociationStudies inFamily-BasedDesigns ...485 AmyMurphy,ScottT. Weiss,andChristophLange 18. StatisticalMethodsforProteomics ...497 KlausJung PARTVMETA-ANALYSISFORHIGH-DIMENSIONALDATA ...509 19. StatisticalMethodsforIntegratingMultipleTypesofHigh-ThroughputData. . 511 YangXieandChulAhn 20. ABayesianHierarchicalModelforHigh-DimensionalMeta-analysis...531 FeiLiu 21. MethodsforCombiningMultipleGenome-WideLinkageStudies...541 TreciaA. KippolaandStephanieA. Santorico PARTVI OTHERPRACTICALINFORMATION ...561 22. ImprovedReportingofStatisticalDesignandAnalysis:Guidelines, Education,andEditorialPolicies...5 63 MadhuMazumdar,SampritBanerjee,andHeatherL. VanEpps 23. StataCompanion...599 JenniferSousaBrennan SubjectIndex...627 Contributors CHULAHN* Division of Biostatistics, Department of Clinical Sciences, The Harold C.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Contributors
Edited by Heather L. van Epps Edited by Heejung Bang Edited by Madhu Mazumdar Edited by Xi Kathy Zhou
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2010 ed.
Illustrations
41 Tables, black and white; XIV, 636 p.
Imprint
Humana Press Inc.
Pages
636
Dimensions
178x254x34
ISBN-13
9781607615781
Product ID
3843986

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