Biological Sequence Analysis

Biological Sequence Analysis

With more and more biological sequences available, sequence analyses have become very important in bioinformatics and computational biology. In this book, we present the results of our research on genome sequence alignment, RNA folding with simple pseu...

Revealing Evolutionary Factors of Exon-Intron Structure in Genes

Revealing Evolutionary Factors of Exon-Intron Structure in Genes

Length of introns varies from tens to tens of thousands nucleotides. The wide variety of lengths of introns and exons in genomes may be caused by evolutionary factors. To reveal these factors we applied a few techniques of factor analysis. The exon-int...

EHRs and Meaningful Use: A Public Health Challenge

EHRs and Meaningful Use: A Public Health Challenge

The case study was an assessment of public health professionals’ challenges faced during the transition process from paper-based medical records to electronic records. Also, the exploration was on the preparedness in implementing the Certified Electron...

School Leaders' Behaviors, Climate, and Student Achievement

School Leaders' Behaviors, Climate, and Student Achievement

School principals’ leadership is key to successful school reform, as is increased student achievement. All students deserve the intellectual development, motivation, and skills that equip them for successful work and lifelong learning. A primary predic...