Post Genomics Drug Discovery and Research explores and discusses some of the most important topics in post-genomics life and biopharmaceutical sciences. It provides an introduction to the field, outlining examples of many techniques currently used, as well as those still under development, which are important for the research of biopharmaceutical discovery in the post-genomics era.* Integrates several developing and cutting-edge technologies and methods like bioinformatics, experimental therapeutics, and molecular recognition* Includes discussion on topics such as: computer-aided ligand design; peptide and protein chemistry and synthesis; synthesis of active natural products; and the use of emerging technologies like proteomics, nanotechnology, or bioengineering.
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Author Biography - Ziwei Huang
Ziwei Huang, PHD, is Professor at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research and Adjunct Professor at the University of California at San Diego. He was previously Assistant Professor at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia (1995-2000) and tenured Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2000-2004). The author or coauthor of numerous publications and patents, Professor Huang has conducted research in cross-disciplinary areas related to drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical biology and has developed novel therapeutic agents and research probes for treating or studying human diseases. He has organized many international conferences and workshops in drug discovery research in America and Asia. Additionally, Professor Huang has had close interaction with the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries as the founder of several biopharmaceutical companies and consultant for many major biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.