Hot Topics In Cell Biology by José BecerraHot Topics In Cell Biology by José Becerra

Hot Topics In Cell Biology

EditorJosé Becerra

Paperback | October 3, 2012

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SummaryThis book is a definitive overview of the current 'state of the art' in cell biology. It is based on papers presented by leading researchers at the Spanish Society for Cell Biology's XIV Congress - a Congress that strives to achieve scientific excellence. Each participant was asked to prepare a 'mini review' of current and likely future development in their area of research. This book is based on those reviews. As such, it is therefore an analysis of current and future trends.Key FeaturesContains contributions from some of the world's leading researchers. The book is multidisciplinary, covering almost all topics in cell biology: from basic to applied cell biology, and a wide variety of models: from in vitro to vivo models, ranging from fish to rodents and humans.Each 'mini review' is an easy-read piece, describing the state of the art on a topic with clear language and in a summary format. The mini review format makes the book attractive not only to readers involved in cell biology research and teaching, but also professionals from other disciplines and students.The book takes a truly multidisciplinary approach; it covers a wide array of topics, and the book reflects how cell biology interacts with other disciplinesThe EditorsJose Becerra is Professor of Cell Biology at the University of Málaga (Spain) since 1989. He has been Dean Secretary, Vice-Dean and Dean of the Faculty of Sciences of Málaga, and is now the Head of the Department of Cell Biology, Genetics and Physiology. From 2001 to 2003 he was the Director of the Andalusian Laboratory of Biology (LAB, Seville), which was converted in the Andalusian Centre for Developmental Biology (CABD) under his term. He is a member of the Technical Committee of the National Stem Cell Bank since 2007, patron of the Board of Trustees of IMABIS Foundation (Mediterranean Institute for the Advance of Biotechnology and Health Research), coordinator of the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Area of the the Biomedical Research Networking Center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN), and member of the Direction Committee of the CIBER-BBN. Leonor Santos-Ruiz is Senior Researcher of the CIBER-BBN network at the Andalusian Center for Nanomedicine and Biotechnology (BIONAND). She started her career studying the cellular and molecular basis of lower vertebrates' amazing ability for tissue regeneration, with a special attention to bone and spinal cord repair. ReadershipCell biology academics and researchersContentsIntroductionDynamics of cell compartmentsThe intracellular traffickingCell signalingAutophagy, apoptosis and cell homeostasisCell biology of agingPlant cell biologyMethods in cell biologyApplied cell biologyCell biology of cancerCell therapies and tissue engineeringNeurodegeneration and cell biologyNanotechnology and cell biology: challenges and opportunities
Title:Hot Topics In Cell BiologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:278 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.58 inPublished:October 3, 2012Publisher:Biohealthcare Publishing (Oxford) LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1909287008

ISBN - 13:9781909287006

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