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Following is the list of computational biology books sorted by title. Additions to this list would be welcome.

One of the best brief introductions to bioinformatics for biologists is the Trends Guide to Bioinformatics (free, requires registration).

...Steven Brenner

Mark Ptashne. A Genetic Switch : Phage and Higher Organisms. 1992. Blackwell Science, Inc.. 0865422095.

Greg Gibson, Spencer Muse. A Primer of Genome Science. Sinauer Associates. 0878932348.

Dan Gusfield. Algorithms on strings, trees, and sequences : computer science and computational biology. 1997. Cambridge University Press. 0521585198.

Bradley Efron, Robert J. Tibshirani, Brad Efron. An Introduction to the bootstrap, Vol 57. 1994. CRC Press. 0412042312.

Margaret O. Dayhoff. Atlas of protein sequence and structure, volume 5 supplement 1. 1973. National Academy Press. 0912466049.

Margaret O. Dayhoff. Atlas of protein sequence and structure, volume 5 supplement 3. 1978. National Academy Press. 0912466073.

James Tisdall. Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics. 2001. O'Reilly. 0596000804.

Jeffries Wyman, Stanley J. Gill. Binding and Linkage : Functional Chemistry of Biological Macromolecules. 1990. University Science Books. 0935702563.

Donald Voet, Judith G. Voet. Biochemistry. 1998. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 047132213X.

Christopher K. Mathews, Chris Matthews, Kensal E. Van Holde. Biochemistry. 1995. Benjamin-Cummings Publishing. 0805339310.

Lubert Stryer. Biochemistry (4E & CDR Media). 1995. W H Freeman and Co.. 071673687X.

Donald Voet, Judith G. Voet.Biochemistry, 2E, Solutions Manual. 1995. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 0471058610.

Douglas W. Smith. Biocomputing : informatics and genome projects. 1994. Academic Press. 0126530351.

Miguel Andrade. Bioinformatics and Genomes : Current Perspectives. 2003. Horizon Scientific Press. 1898486476.

Andreas Baxevanis, B.F.Francis Ouellette. Bioinformatics : a practical guide to the analysis of genes and proteins. 1998. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 0471191965.

Stanley Letovsky. Bioinformatics : Databases and Systems. 1999. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 079238573X.

Jean-Michel Claverie, Cedric Notredame. Bioinformatics for Dummies. 2003. Wiley-Liss. 0764516965.

Pierre Baldi, Soren Brunak. Bioinformatics : The Machine Learning Approach (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning). 1998. MIT Press. 026202442X.

MY Gaplerin, EV Koonin. Bioinformatics and Genomics. 2003. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.. 1898486409.

Hooman H. Rashidi, Lukas K. Buehler. Bioinformatics Basics Applications in Biological Science and Medicine. 1999. CRC Press. 0849323754.

Bioinformatics for Geneticists. 2003. Wiley-Liss. 0470843934.

Stephen Misener, Stephen A. Krawetz. Bioinformatics methods and protocols. 2000. Humana Press. 0896037320.

Stuart M. Brown. Bioinformatics : A biologist's guide to biocomputing and the internet. 2000. Eaton Publishing. 188129918X.

Bioinformatics : From Genomes to Drugs. 2002. Wiley-Liss. 3527299882.

David W. Mount. Bioinformatics : Sequence and Genome Analysis. 2001. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. 0879695978.

S. Eddy, A. Krogh, G. Mitchison. Biological sequence analysis : probabalistic models of proteins and nucleic acids. 1999. Cambridge University Press. 0521629713.

Campbell, Reece. Biology - 6th Ed. 2002. Benjamin-Cummings Publishing. 0805366245.

Davison et al. Bootstrap Methods and Their Applications. 2002. Cambridge University Press. 0521574714.

Calculating the Secrets of Life : Applications of the Mathematical Sciences in Molecular Biology. 1995. National Academy Press. 0309048869.

Eberhard O. Voit. Computational Analysis of Biochemical Systems. 2000. Cambridge University Press. 0521785790.

Hamid Bolouri. James M. Bower. Computational Methods for Modeling Biochemical Networks (Computational Molecular Biology Series). 2001. MIT Press. 0262024810.

Computational Methods in Molecular Biology. 1998. Elsevier Science. 0444502041.

Gale Rhodes. Crystallography Made Crystal Clear. 2000. Academic Press. 0125870728.

CSB2002 Bioinformatics Proceedings. 2002. IEEE Computer Society Press. 0-7695-1653-x.

Current Protocols in Bioinformatics. 2002. Wiley-Liss.

Soraya de Chadarevian. Designs for Life : Molecular Biology after World War II. 2002. Cambridge University Press. 0521570786.

Cynthia Gibas & Per Jambeck. Developing Bioinformatics Computer Skills. 2001. O'Reilly. 1565926641.

A. Malcolm Campbell, Laurie J. Heyer. Discovering Genomics, Proteomics, & Bioinformatics. 2003. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. 0805347224.

Baldi et al. DNA Microarrays and Gene Expression. 2002. Cambridge University Press. 0521800226.

DNA Microarrays: a practical approach. 1999. TeleChem Int'l. Inc.. 0199637768.

Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, Peter Walter, Keith Roberts, Martin Raff. Essential Cell Biology : An Introduction to the Molecular Biology of the Cell. 1997. Garland Publishing. 0815320450.

George M. Malacinski, David Freifelder. Essentials of Molecular Biology. 1998. Jones & Bartlett Pub.. 0867208600.

Carl Zimmer. Evolution : The Triumph of an Idea. 2002. HarperCollins Publishers. 0060958502.

Leonard J. Banaszak. Foundations of Structural Biology. 2000. Academic Press. 0120777002.

Foundations of Systems Biology. 2002. TriLiteral LLC. 0262112663.

MY Gaplerin, EV Koonin. Frontiers in Computational Genomics. 2003. Caister Academic Press. 0954246446.

Dan E. Krane, Michael L. Raymer. Fundamental Concept of Bioinformatics. 2003. Benjamin-Cummings Publishing. 0805346333.

Donald Voet, Judith G. Voet, Charlotte Amerley Pratt. Fundamentals of Biochemistry. 1999. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 0471586501.

Graur and Li. Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution. 1999. Sinauer Associates. 0878932666.

Benjamin Lewin. Genes VII. 1999. Oxford University Press. 0198792778.

Martin Bishop. Genetic Databases. 1999. Academic Press. 0121016250.

Genetic Mapping and DNA Sequencing. 1996. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.. 0387948031.

Matt Ridley. Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 24 Chapters. 2004.

T. A. Brown, Austen Brown. Genomes 2nd Edition. 2002. Wiley-Liss. 0471250465.

Rex A. Dwyer. Genomic Perl. 2003. Cambridge University Press. 052180177. HarperCollins Publishers. 0060932902.

Genomic Technologies: Present and Future. 2002. Horizon Scientific Press. 095424642x.

Sandor Suhai. Genomics and Proteomics : Functional and Computational Aspects. 2000. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 0306463121.

Tom Strachan, Andrew P. Read. Human Molecular Genetics. 1999. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 0471330612.

Max Perutz. I wish I'd Made You Angry Earlier. 1998. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. 0879695242.

Arthur M. Lesk. Introduction to Bioinformatics. 2002. Oxford University Press. 0199251967.

Teresa K. Attwood, David J. Parry-Smith. Introduction to Bioinformatics. 1999. Longman Higher Education. 0582327881.

Michael S. Waterman. Introduction to Computational Biology : Maps, Sequences and Genomes. 1995. Chapman and Hall. 0412993910.

Joao Carlos Setubal, Joao Meidanis, Joao C. Setabal. Introduction to computational molecular biology. 1997. Brooks/Cole Pub. Co.. 0534952623.

Carl-Ivar Branden, John Tooze. Introduction to Protein Structure. 1999. Garland Publishing. 0815323050.

Janos Podani. Introduction to the Exploration of Multivariate Biological Data. 2000. Backhuys Publishers. 9057820676.

Richard C. Lewontin. It Ain't Necessarily So : The Dream of the Human Genome and Other Illusions. 2000. New York Review of Books. 0940322102.

David Flanagan. Java in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition. 1999. O'Reilly. 1565924878.

Vladimir S. Cherkassky, Filip M. Mulier. Learning from data : concepts, theory, and methods. 1998. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 0471154938.

Niemeyer, Knudsen. Learning Java. 2002. O'Reilly. 0596002858.

Randal Schwartz & Tom Phoenix. Learning Perl, 3rd Edition. 2001. O'Reilly. 0596001320.

Anthony William Fairbank Edwards. Likelihood. 1992. Johns Hopkins University Press. 0801844436.

WR Gilks, S Richardson, DJ Spiegelhalter. Markov Chain Monte Carlo in Practice. 1996. CRC Press. 0412055511.

Mathematical methods for DNA sequences. 1989. CRC Press. 084936664X.

Mathematical Support for Molecular Biology : Papers Related to the Special Year in Mathematical Support for Molecular Biology 1994-1998 (Dimacs Series) DIMACS/47. 1999. American Mathematical Society. 0821808265.

Methods in Enzymology : Numerical computer methods. 1992. Academic Press. 0121821110.

Methods in Enzymology : Numerical computer methods, Part B. 1994. Academic Press. 0121821412.

Methods in Enzymology vol. 266. 1996. Academic Press. 0121821676.

Mark Schena. Microarray Biochip Technology. 2000. TeleChem Int'l. Inc.. 1881299376.

Kohane, Kho, Butte. Microarrays for an Integrative Genomics. 2000. MIT Press. 026211271x.

Dennis Bray, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, James D. Watson. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 1994. Garland Publishing. 0815316194.

Alberts, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter. Molecular Biology of the Cell - 4th Ed.. 2002. Garland Publishing. 0815332181.

John Wilson, Tim Hunt. Molecular Biology of the Cell 3 Problems Book. 1994. Garland Publishing. 0815316216.

Harvey Lodish, Arnold Berk, S. Lawrence Zipursky, Paul Matsudaira. Molecular Cell Biology (with CdRom). 1999. W H Freeman and Co.. 071673706X.

Wen-Hsiung Li. Molecular Evolution. 1997. Sinauer Associates. 0878934634.

Roderic D. M. Page, Edward C. Holmes. Molecular Evolution: A Phylogenetic Approach. 1998. Blackwell Science, Inc.. 0865428891.

Molecular Evolution: Computer Analysis of Protein (meth enz vol 183). 1990. Academic Press. 012182084X.

Molecular Systematics. 1996. Sinauer Associates. 0878932828.

C. H. Wu, J. W. McLarty. Neural Networks and Genome Informatics. 2000. Elsevier Science. 0080428002.

Christopher M. Bishop. Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition. 1995. Oxford University Press. 0198538642.

J. Zupan, J. Gasteiger. Neural Networks in Chemistry and Drug Design. 1999. Wiley-VCH. 3527297790.

Russell F. Doolittle. Of URFs and ORFs : a primer on how to analyze derived amino acid sequences. 1987. University Science Books. 0935702547.

Jason T. L. Wang, Bruce A. Shapiro, Dennis Elliot Shasha. Pattern Discovery in Biomolecular Data : Tools, Techniques, and Applications. 1999. Oxford University Press. 0195119401.

Barry G. Hall. Phylogenetic Tree Made Easy. 2001. Sinauer Associates. 0878933115.

Minoru Kanehisa. Post-Genome Informatics. 2000. Oxford University Press. 0198503261.

Principles of Genome Analysis and Genomics. Blackwell Science, Inc.. 1405101202.

Proceedings -1st Intl Conf on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. 1993. The AAAI Press. 0929280474.

Proceedings -2nd Intl Conf on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. 1994. The AAAI Press. 0929280687.

Proceedings- 3rd Intl Conf on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. 1995. The AAAI Press. 0929280830.

Proceedings -4th Intl Conf on Intelligence Systems for Molecular Biology. 1996. The AAAI Press. 15573500022.

Proceedings- 6th Intl Conf on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. The AAAI Press. 01577350537.

Proceedings -7th Intl Conf on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. 1999. The AAAI Press. 01577350839.

Proceedings -8th Intl Conf on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology. 2000. The AAAI Press. 01577351150.

Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, & Jon Orwant. Programming Perl, 3rd Edition. 2000. O'Reilly. 0596000278.

Laszlo Patthy. Protein evolution. 1999. Blackwell Science, Inc.. 0632047747.

Margaret O. Dayhoff. Protein segment dictionary 78 : from the Atlas of protein sequence and structure, volume 5, and supplements 1, 2, and 3. 1978. National Academy Press. 0912466081.

Protein structure prediction : a practical approach. 1997. IRL Press at Oxford University Press. 0199634963.

Gregory Petsko and Dagmar Ringe. Proteins : From Sequence to Structure. New Science Press Ltd.

M. R. Wilkins, K. L. Williams, R. D. Appel, D. F. Hochstrasser. Proteome Research : New Frontiers in Functional Genomics (Principles and Practice). 1997. Springer-Verlag New York, Inc.. 3540627537.

Lee Silver. Remaking Eden : How Genetic Engineering and Cloning Will Transform the American Family. 1998. HarperCollins Publishers. 0380792435.

E.V. Koonin & M.Y. Galperin. Sequence - Evolution - Function : Computational Approaches in Comparative Genomics. 2003. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1402072740.

Darryl Leon, Scott Markel. Sequence Analysis in a Nutshell. 2003. O'Reilly. 059600494X.

Gunnar Von Heijne. Sequence analysis in molecular biology : treasure trove or trivial pursuit. 1987. Academic Press. 0127251308.

Geoffrey C. Bowker, Susan Leigh Star. Sorting things out : classification and its consequences. 2000. MIT Press. 0262522950.

Ben-Hui Liu. Statistical genomics : linkage, mapping, and QTL analysis. 1997. CRC Press. 0849331668.

Philip E. Bourne, Helge Weissig. Structural Bioinformatics. 2002. Wiley-Liss. 0471201995.

Donald Ervin Knuth, Donald E. Knuth. The art of computer programming, Volumes 1-3 boxed. 1997. Addison-Wesley. 0201896834, 0201896842, 0201896850.

Horace Freeland Judson. The Eighth Day of Creation. 1996. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press. 0879694785.

Charles R. Cantor, Cassandra L. Smith, Human Genome Project. The Genomics : The Science and Technology behind the Human Genome Project.1999.John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. 0471599085.

Clark Kerr. The Gold and the Blue. 2001. University of California Press. 0520223675.

Patwardhan, Siever, Spainhour. The Perl CD Bookshelf Version 3.0. 2002. O'Reilly. 0596003897.

Jared Diamond. The Third Chimpanzee : The Evolution and the Future of the Human Animal. 1992. Harpercollins Publisher. 006098403.

Clark Kerr. The Uses of the University. 2001. Harvard University Press. 0674005325.

Theoretical and Computational Methods in Genome Research. 1997. Plenum Pub. Corp.. 030645503X.

David Sankoff, Joseph Kruskal. Time Warps, String Edits, and Macromolecules : The Theory and Practice of Sequence Comparison. 1983. Addison-Wesley. 0201078090.

Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii, Lev Liapin (translator). Unraveling DNA : The Most Important Molecule of Life. 1997. Perseus Pub.. 0201155842.