Best Biology and Biochemistry Scientists in Australia

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
55 World 1 National Nicholas G. Martin

Nicholas G. Martin

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
D-index 158 Citations 105,660 746
110 World 2 National Robert G. Parton

Robert G. Parton

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 141 Citations 69,861 380
122 World 3 National Andreas Strasser

Andreas Strasser

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 137 Citations 84,646 564
211 World 4 National Ian T. Paulsen

Ian T. Paulsen

Macquarie University, Australia
D-index 126 Citations 92,362 329
226 World 5 National Philip Hugenholtz

Philip Hugenholtz

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 124 Citations 78,281 483
260 World 6 National David Goldstein

David Goldstein

UNSW Sydney, Australia
D-index 120 Citations 77,660 492
295 World 7 National Richard J. Simpson

Richard J. Simpson

La Trobe University, Australia
D-index 118 Citations 67,179 664
347 World 8 National Colin L. Masters

Colin L. Masters

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 114 Citations 50,645 378
387 World 9 National Gary Williamson

Gary Williamson

Monash University, Australia
D-index 112 Citations 49,516 364
408 World 10 National Bruce E. Kemp

Bruce E. Kemp

St Vincents Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 111 Citations 48,441 343
445 World 11 National Ashley I. Bush

Ashley I. Bush

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Australia
D-index 109 Citations 59,614 334
454 World 12 National David J. Craik

David J. Craik

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 109 Citations 39,675 616
567 World 13 National Nicos A. Nicola

Nicos A. Nicola

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 105 Citations 46,002 331
649 World 14 National Donald Metcalf

Donald Metcalf

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 101 Citations 52,846 325
660 World 15 National Sharad Kumar

Sharad Kumar

University of South Australia, Australia
D-index 101 Citations 65,283 289
715 World 16 National Joseph A. Trapani

Joseph A. Trapani

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
D-index 99 Citations 37,495 376
737 World 17 National Alan Cooper

Alan Cooper

South Australian Museum, Australia
D-index 98 Citations 36,720 384
820 World 18 National Roland Stocker

Roland Stocker

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
D-index 96 Citations 41,254 254
877 World 19 National Douglas J. Hilton

Douglas J. Hilton

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 95 Citations 38,095 235
919 World 21 National David A. Jans

David A. Jans

Monash University, Australia
D-index 94 Citations 28,106 373
927 World 22 National David C. S. Huang

David C. S. Huang

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 93 Citations 49,325 289
929 World 23 National Alan O Trounson

Alan O Trounson

Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 93 Citations 34,807 394
1057 World 24 National David E. James

David E. James

University of Sydney, Australia
D-index 90 Citations 28,845 285
1064 World 25 National Des R. Richardson

Des R. Richardson

University of Sydney, Australia
D-index 90 Citations 43,035 334
1132 World 26 National David P. Fairlie

David P. Fairlie

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 89 Citations 29,693 346
1138 World 27 National Richard J. Lewis

Richard J. Lewis

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 89 Citations 24,006 359
1169 World 28 National Antony Bacic

Antony Bacic

La Trobe University, Australia
D-index 89 Citations 23,480 320
1188 World 29 National Ricky W. Johnstone

Ricky W. Johnstone

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
D-index 88 Citations 34,508 306
1276 World 30 National Stan Gronthos

Stan Gronthos

University of Adelaide, Australia
D-index 87 Citations 44,603 230
1283 World 31 National Scott Leslie O'Neill

Scott Leslie O'Neill

Monash University, Australia
D-index 87 Citations 32,049 209
1303 World 32 National Andrew F. Hill

Andrew F. Hill

La Trobe University, Australia
D-index 86 Citations 31,456 259
1318 World 33 National Antony W. Burgess

Antony W. Burgess

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 86 Citations 30,123 278
1334 World 34 National Patrick M. Sexton

Patrick M. Sexton

Monash University, Australia
D-index 86 Citations 23,770 297
1387 World 35 National Isak S. Pretorius

Isak S. Pretorius

Macquarie University, Australia
D-index 85 Citations 28,450 260
1403 World 36 National Gordon K. Smyth

Gordon K. Smyth

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 84 Citations 124,635 298
1444 World 37 National Michael C. Berndt

Michael C. Berndt

Curtin University, Australia
D-index 84 Citations 22,057 221
1460 World 38 National Brett A. Neilan

Brett A. Neilan

University of Newcastle Australia, Australia
D-index 84 Citations 25,665 313
1479 World 39 National Shinichi Nakagawa

Shinichi Nakagawa

UNSW Sydney, Australia
D-index 83 Citations 23,393 341
1491 World 40 National Arthur Christopoulos

Arthur Christopoulos

Monash University, Australia
D-index 83 Citations 25,974 278
1560 World 41 National Roberto Cappai

Roberto Cappai

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 82 Citations 23,371 218
1579 World 42 National Jiri Neuzil

Jiri Neuzil

Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
D-index 82 Citations 19,490 274
1700 World 43 National Geoffrey I. McFadden

Geoffrey I. McFadden

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 81 Citations 25,039 212
1731 World 44 National Warren S. Alexander

Warren S. Alexander

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 80 Citations 36,643 284
1742 World 45 National Kevin J. Barnham

Kevin J. Barnham

Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Australia
D-index 80 Citations 25,727 213
1795 World 46 National David A. Day

David A. Day

Flinders University, Australia
D-index 80 Citations 18,983 230
1904 World 48 National Malcolm J. McConville

Malcolm J. McConville

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 79 Citations 19,514 242
1906 World 47 National Trevor Lithgow

Trevor Lithgow

Monash University, Australia
D-index 79 Citations 18,287 235
1918 World 49 National David Lloyd

David Lloyd

Griffith University, Australia
D-index 78 Citations 22,973 550
2020 World 50 National Sarah E. Medland

Sarah E. Medland

QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Australia
D-index 77 Citations 28,744 208
2028 World 51 National Brajesh K. Singh

Brajesh K. Singh

University of Sydney, Australia
D-index 77 Citations 21,627 258
2167 World 52 National Peter M. Colman

Peter M. Colman

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 76 Citations 30,924 164
2177 World 53 National Paul F. Alewood

Paul F. Alewood

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 76 Citations 16,064 287
2234 World 54 National Perry F. Bartlett

Perry F. Bartlett

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 75 Citations 19,994 208
2292 World 56 National R. John Aitken

R. John Aitken

University of Newcastle Australia, Australia
D-index 75 Citations 19,657 173
2293 World 55 National Angel F. Lopez

Angel F. Lopez

University of South Australia, Australia
D-index 75 Citations 19,665 263
2361 World 57 National Eric C. Reynolds

Eric C. Reynolds

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 74 Citations 17,194 300
2570 World 58 National Geoffrey B. Fincher

Geoffrey B. Fincher

University of Adelaide, Australia
D-index 73 Citations 18,906 201
2608 World 59 National Scott A. Ritchie

Scott A. Ritchie

James Cook University, Australia
D-index 73 Citations 18,795 314
2615 World 60 National Michael J. Gidley

Michael J. Gidley

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 16,473 263
2637 World 61 National Mark Morrison

Mark Morrison

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 20,816 270
2671 World 62 National Ji-Zheng He

Ji-Zheng He

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 18,199 322
2717 World 63 National Gustaaf M. Hallegraeff

Gustaaf M. Hallegraeff

University of Tasmania, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 20,000 221
2723 World 64 National Glenn F. King

Glenn F. King

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 15,340 291
2729 World 65 National Lynn M. Corcoran

Lynn M. Corcoran

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 21,449 152
2742 World 67 National Bostjan Kobe

Bostjan Kobe

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 21,403 235
2756 World 68 National Bernard M. Degnan

Bernard M. Degnan

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 72 Citations 20,084 244
2822 World 69 National Roger T. Dean

Roger T. Dean

University of Sydney, Australia
D-index 71 Citations 18,911 201
2926 World 70 National Leann Tilley

Leann Tilley

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 71 Citations 14,474 172
2955 World 71 National Scott C. Chapman

Scott C. Chapman

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 70 Citations 17,361 195
3049 World 72 National Raymond S. Norton

Raymond S. Norton

Monash University, Australia
D-index 70 Citations 16,763 289
3090 World 74 National Stefan Bröer

Stefan Bröer

Australian National University, Australia
D-index 70 Citations 14,414 160
3091 World 73 National David Komander

David Komander

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 70 Citations 23,285 137
3225 World 75 National Richard B. Pearson

Richard B. Pearson

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
D-index 69 Citations 18,915 162
3360 World 76 National Edouard C. Nice

Edouard C. Nice

Monash University, Australia
D-index 68 Citations 18,047 200
3374 World 77 National Philippe Bouillet

Philippe Bouillet

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 68 Citations 23,157 175
3413 World 78 National Melissa H. Little

Melissa H. Little

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 68 Citations 16,193 219
3437 World 80 National Linda L. Blackall

Linda L. Blackall

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 68 Citations 16,600 170
3461 World 81 National Bernd H. A. Rehm

Bernd H. A. Rehm

Griffith University, Australia
D-index 68 Citations 16,002 203
3496 World 83 National Barry G. Rolfe

Barry G. Rolfe

Australian National University, Australia
D-index 68 Citations 13,286 200
3498 World 82 National Jennifer L. Stow

Jennifer L. Stow

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 68 Citations 14,033 155
3543 World 84 National Andrew J. Sinclair

Andrew J. Sinclair

Monash University, Australia
D-index 67 Citations 14,821 227
3562 World 85 National Michael J. Rogers

Michael J. Rogers

Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
D-index 67 Citations 25,207 157
3568 World 86 National Matthew T. Gillespie

Matthew T. Gillespie

Monash University, Australia
D-index 67 Citations 18,921 144
3668 World 87 National Robert N. Pike

Robert N. Pike

La Trobe University, Australia
D-index 67 Citations 13,782 174
3690 World 88 National Adrienne E. Clarke

Adrienne E. Clarke

University of Melbourne, Australia
D-index 67 Citations 13,679 154
3707 World 89 National Marilyn A. Anderson

Marilyn A. Anderson

La Trobe University, Australia
D-index 67 Citations 13,727 162
3748 World 90 National John J. Hopwood

John J. Hopwood

University of Adelaide, Australia
D-index 66 Citations 14,526 308
3759 World 91 National Shaun P. Jackson

Shaun P. Jackson

University of Sydney, Australia
D-index 66 Citations 16,802 171
3819 World 92 National Norelle L. Daly

Norelle L. Daly

Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine, Australia
D-index 66 Citations 13,597 201
3876 World 94 National Mathew A. Vadas

Mathew A. Vadas

University of Sydney, Australia
D-index 66 Citations 23,916 142
4065 World 95 National Gene W. Tyson

Gene W. Tyson

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 65 Citations 23,346 127
4091 World 96 National Peter I. Mackenzie

Peter I. Mackenzie

Flinders University, Australia
D-index 65 Citations 14,913 145
4102 World 97 National Andrew W. Boyd

Andrew W. Boyd

University of Queensland, Australia
D-index 65 Citations 14,405 204
4194 World 98 National Richard J. Whittington

Richard J. Whittington

University of Sydney, Australia
D-index 64 Citations 13,284 288
4206 World 99 National Gilles J. Guillemin

Gilles J. Guillemin

Macquarie University, Australia
D-index 64 Citations 19,460 255
4231 World 100 National Matthias Ernst

Matthias Ernst

La Trobe University, Australia
D-index 64 Citations 18,227 170

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