New book: Human Herpesviruses This account of the human herpes viruses provides an encyclopedic overview of their basic virology and clinical manifestations. Another important area covered within this volume concerns antiviral therapy and the development of vaccines.
NEW BOOK: Practical Protein Crystallography. For beginner and experienced protein crystallographers, an essential handbook for anyone interested in solving a protein structure. Includes examples of actual experiments and data, electron density maps, and computer methods. This second edition has new material covering CCP4, SHELX, cryocrystallography, MAD and automated fitting and in-depth coverage of every aspect of crystallography. Well illustrated with simple and easy-to-follow robust…
NEW BOOKK: Career Options for Biomedical Scientists. Most people who do a biomedical PhD do not end up in a research lab. Despite this, graduate courses and postdoctoral fellowships focus almost exclusively on training for bench science rather than other career paths. This book provides information on a wide variety of different careers that individuals with a PhD in the life sciences can pursue. Covers science writing, grant administration, patent law and management consultancy .
NEW BOOK: Research Supervisors and the skills agenda: Learning needs analysis & personal developmenr profiling. The first part of this thought-provoking Guide outlines Learning Needs Analysis and Personal Development Profiling and provides suggestions for their implementation. The second summarises national policy developments and their implications. In the third part, the authors develop positive arguments for embracing the skills agenda rather than merely complying with dictats from above.
New Book: Neural Surface Antigens: From Basic Biology Towards Biomedical Applications. Focuses on the functional role of surface molecules in neural development, stem cell research, and translational biomedical paradigms. With an emphasis on human and rodent model systems, this reference covers fundamentals of neural stem cell biology and flow cytometric methodology