Introduction to Experimental Biophysics: Biological Methods for Physical Scientists - Foundations of Biochemistry and Biophysics (Paperback)Jay L. Nadeau (author)
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Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 672
Weight: 1202 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 33 mm
This book is essential reading for any physical scientist who is interested in performing biological research.
... an ambitious text aimed at educating new graduate students about the important and most common techniques used in a modern biological physics laboratory; it could also serve nicely as a reference manual for advanced graduate students of new or underused protocols. ... Overall, the many outstanding qualities should make it an essential part of the biophysicist's collection.
-Jennifer L. Ross, Physics Today, August 2012
Very useful as a resource to get a basic understanding of methodology outside one's realm of expertise ... very readable.
-Gary F. Polking, Ph.D., Iowa State University
The book provides a comprehensive overview of diverse methods in biophysics. It will be a great resource for every working scientist in the physical sciences. It would also be a great supporting text to read as part of an introductory course in biophysical methods, particularly for graduate students and postdocs entering the field from other disciplines.
-Anthony J. Koleske, Yale University
This book provides a broad overview on the many interrelated disciplines shaping modern biophysical research. Its structure evolves from the basics of biochemistry through the principles of relevant analytical techniques to the chemistry of nanoparticles and surfaces. The many chapters appear to be rather exhaustive, clearly organized and beautifully illustrated. I believe that this book will be a useful tool to undergraduate and graduate students and a valuable reference for researchers in the field.
-Francisco M. Raymo, University of Miami
This book fills the need for a practical, hands-on guide for physical scientists who are moving into biological research.
-Daniel A. Beard, Medical College of Wisconsin
As scientists from more quantitative fields expand further into molecular and cellular biology, their labs need to acquire new biological methods for sample preparation and handling. These skills are not traditionally available to physicists and chemists. This book will be appropriate for any experimentalist in chemistry or physics who is moving into biological work. It will also be excellent reading material for undergraduate or graduate students who will be working in a biologically oriented lab, as well as for an advanced lab class in biophysics or bioengineering.
-Mark C. Williams, Northeastern University
This book will be very useful for training the growing number of researchers and students from physical sciences to become more familiar with techniques used in biology. The author has made a great effort to keep everything defined and simple.
-James A. Forrest, Department of Physics and Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo