Description - Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology by Pengcheng Fu
The genomic revolution has opened up systematic investigations and engineering designs for various life forms. Systems biology and synthetic biology are emerging as two complementary approaches, which embody the breakthrough in biology and invite application of engineering principles. Systems Biology and Synthetic Biology emphasizes the similarity between biology and engineering at the system level, which is important for applying systems and engineering theories to biology problems. This book demonstrates to students, researchers, and industry that systems biology relies on synthetic biology technologies to study biological systems, while synthetic biology depends on knowledge obtained from systems biology approaches.
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(234mm x 162mm x 35mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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Author Biography - Pengcheng Fu
Pengcheng Fu, Phd, is a professor in the Faculty of Chemical Science and Engineering, China University of Petroleum, Beijing. His research interests include: biofuels and bioenergy, metabolic engineering, functional genomics, genome-scale modeling, bioprocess control, metabolomics/metabolite profiling, systems biology, and synthetic biology. Dr. Sven Panke is an associate professor and leader of the Bioprocess Laboratory at the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering of the ETH Zurich, Switzerland. His main interests are the design of novel biocatalysts for applications in chemistry and pharmacy by synthetic biology approaches.