Best Biology and Biochemistry Scientists

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Biology and Biochemistry scientists is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a scientist's D-index (Discipline H-index), which only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. Show more

Our best scientists ranking is a reliable list of leading scientists from the area of Biology and Biochemistry, based on a meticulous examination of 166,880 scientists on Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Biology and Biochemistry, over 23,135 profiles were examined.

The D-index threshold for approving a scholar to be considered is set to 40 if most of their publications are in the field of Biology and Biochemistry. The inclusion criteria for scholars to be considered into the ranking of top scientists are based on the D-index, proportion of the contributions made within the given discipline in addition to the awards and achievements of the scientists. The D-index threshold for listing top scientists is set as an increment of 10 depending on the total number of researchers estimated for each discipline whilst ensuring that the top 1% of leading scientists are considered into the ranking. There should be a proximity of 30% or less between a scientist's general H-index and their D-index.

Because the main goal is to ensure that only genuine researchers are included in the ranking we believe that numbers are never meant to be an absolute measure to quantify the contributions of scientists. This is why we manually verify each profile and cross-correlate it against publications in a wide range of credible sources. Even though it’s not a metric defining a scientist’s position in the ranking, the amount of documents published in major journals and conference proceedings should constitute a reliable secondary indication of their contribution to research in a given discipline. Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community. A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page .

Our aim is to inspire scholars, entrepreneurs, and decision-makers worldwide to explore where leading experts are heading and to provide an opportunity for the entire scientific community to discover who the leading experts in specific fields of research, in different countries, or even within research institutions are.

World
National
Scholar
D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
Citations
Publications
1 World 1 National D-index 281 Citations 398,396 1,380
2 World 1 National D-index 260 Citations 204,446 841
3 World 2 National D-index 229 Citations 200,537 817
4 World 3 National D-index 229 Citations 362,383 791
5 World 1 National D-index 226 Citations 247,780 763
6 World 1 National D-index 223 Citations 200,967 979
8 World 5 National D-index 217 Citations 227,797 509
9 World 6 National D-index 216 Citations 220,432 992
10 World 7 National D-index 213 Citations 161,344 661
11 World 8 National D-index 207 Citations 138,081 550
12 World 9 National D-index 199 Citations 256,807 426
13 World 10 National D-index 197 Citations 199,418 750
14 World 11 National D-index 195 Citations 149,009 342
15 World 12 National D-index 191 Citations 287,690 438
16 World 13 National D-index 191 Citations 187,658 590
17 World 14 National D-index 188 Citations 148,039 875
18 World 15 National D-index 186 Citations 146,336 533
19 World 16 National D-index 186 Citations 196,325 364
20 World 17 National D-index 186 Citations 118,066 608
21 World 18 National D-index 183 Citations 329,205 458
22 World 19 National D-index 182 Citations 106,982 630
23 World 20 National D-index 182 Citations 148,486 586
24 World 1 National D-index 181 Citations 126,267 551
25 World 21 National D-index 178 Citations 182,671 872
26 World 22 National D-index 177 Citations 129,754 384
27 World 1 National D-index 177 Citations 143,688 520
28 World 23 National D-index 176 Citations 142,004 581
29 World 24 National D-index 175 Citations 127,979 536
30 World 25 National D-index 175 Citations 119,182 816
31 World 26 National D-index 174 Citations 110,294 659
32 World 27 National D-index 173 Citations 133,082 507
33 World 28 National D-index 172 Citations 101,773 490
34 World 29 National D-index 169 Citations 92,939 851
35 World 30 National D-index 168 Citations 125,655 691
36 World 31 National D-index 168 Citations 99,471 397
37 World 32 National D-index 168 Citations 97,965 733
38 World 33 National D-index 167 Citations 102,547 399
39 World 2 National D-index 167 Citations 112,439 529
40 World 34 National D-index 167 Citations 197,522 466
41 World 35 National D-index 166 Citations 103,782 808
42 World 36 National D-index 166 Citations 83,129 381
43 World 37 National D-index 166 Citations 106,265 366
44 World 38 National D-index 165 Citations 134,715 1,056
45 World 39 National D-index 165 Citations 118,880 415
46 World 40 National D-index 164 Citations 149,604 385
47 World 41 National D-index 163 Citations 77,974 366
48 World 42 National D-index 162 Citations 68,456 413
49 World 2 National D-index 162 Citations 120,804 349
50 World 43 National D-index 160 Citations 137,227 413
51 World 2 National D-index 160 Citations 147,546 605
52 World 44 National D-index 160 Citations 149,535 408
53 World 45 National D-index 160 Citations 103,916 437
54 World 46 National D-index 159 Citations 129,523 426
55 World 1 National D-index 158 Citations 105,660 746
56 World 47 National D-index 158 Citations 143,681 272
57 World 48 National D-index 157 Citations 75,571 365
58 World 49 National D-index 154 Citations 116,191 622
59 World 50 National D-index 154 Citations 94,730 541
60 World 51 National D-index 154 Citations 87,241 639
61 World 52 National D-index 153 Citations 142,519 289
62 World 53 National D-index 153 Citations 105,702 446
63 World 54 National D-index 153 Citations 143,057 406
64 World 55 National D-index 153 Citations 125,157 326
65 World 3 National D-index 153 Citations 103,773 406
66 World 56 National D-index 152 Citations 143,722 279
67 World 4 National D-index 152 Citations 74,361 487
68 World 57 National D-index 151 Citations 104,606 495
69 World 58 National D-index 151 Citations 126,951 275
70 World 1 National D-index 151 Citations 114,458 1,321
71 World 59 National D-index 151 Citations 128,593 352
72 World 60 National D-index 151 Citations 92,586 434
73 World 2 National D-index 149 Citations 93,118 456
74 World 61 National D-index 149 Citations 93,616 344
75 World 62 National D-index 149 Citations 80,207 835
76 World 1 National D-index 149 Citations 172,942 275
77 World 2 National D-index 149 Citations 75,706 405
78 World 63 National D-index 148 Citations 150,657 349
79 World 2 National D-index 148 Citations 86,995 496
80 World 3 National D-index 148 Citations 85,732 664
81 World 3 National D-index 147 Citations 89,360 1,035
82 World 64 National D-index 147 Citations 100,463 803
83 World 65 National D-index 147 Citations 78,857 848
84 World 66 National D-index 147 Citations 68,290 407
85 World 67 National D-index 147 Citations 80,429 585
86 World 68 National D-index 146 Citations 132,363 535
87 World 69 National D-index 146 Citations 159,090 295
88 World 70 National D-index 146 Citations 82,613 366
89 World 71 National D-index 145 Citations 85,699 651
90 World 1 National D-index 145 Citations 97,541 477
91 World 72 National D-index 145 Citations 97,133 299
92 World 1 National D-index 145 Citations 81,576 795
93 World 4 National D-index 145 Citations 102,683 514
94 World 73 National D-index 145 Citations 71,645 411
95 World 74 National D-index 144 Citations 135,024 324
96 World 75 National D-index 144 Citations 72,594 375
97 World 5 National D-index 144 Citations 89,550 490
98 World 1 National D-index 144 Citations 85,773 1,428
99 World 3 National D-index 144 Citations 79,602 263
100 World 6 National D-index 143 Citations 74,216 464

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