Computational biology books


  • Biological Sequence Analysis: Probabilistic Models of Proteins and Nucleic Acids
    • Richard Durbin, Sean R. Eddy, Anders Krogh, Graeme Mitchison (DEKM)
  • An Introduction to Bioinformatics Algorithms
    • Neil C. Jones and Pavel A. Pevzner
  • Bioinformatics Data Skills: Reproducible and Robust Research with Open Source Tools
    • Vince Buffalo

Statistical genetics


  • Analysis of Complex Disease Association Studies: A Practical Guide (1st Edition, 2010)
  • An introduction to statistical genetic data analysis. (1st Edition, 2020)


  • Handbook of Statistical Genomics 4th Edition, volumes 1 and 2 (2019)
  • Genetics and Analysis of Quantitative Traits (1st edition, 1998)
  • Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits (1st edition, 2018)
  • Analysis of human linkage (3rd edition, 1999)

Recommendations from Columbia biostats master program (statistical genetics track)

  • The Fundamentals of Modern Statistical Genetics, by Laird & Lange (2011)
  • Basic Biostatistics for Geneticists and Epidemiologists A Practical Approach, by Elston & Johnson (2008)
  • Handbook on Analyzing Human Genetic Data: Computational Approaches and Software, by Lin & Zhao (2009)

Functional genomics