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Genetics and Molecular Biology
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2022

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Discipline name 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 World Ranking National Ranking
Genetics and Molecular Biology D-index 209 Citations 177,518 559 World Ranking 7 National Ranking 4
Best Scientists D-index 237 Citations 226,959 1,028 World Ranking 52 National Ranking 37

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Genetics and Molecular Biology in United States Leader Award

2019 - Distinguished Fellows of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI)

2014 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2009 - AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award, American Association of Immunologists

2002 - AMA Scientific Achievement Award, American Medical Association

2000 - Warren Alpert Foundation Prize For their research that contributed to the development of a drug that effectively treats chronic megelogenous leukemia and other forms of cancer.

1999 - Member of Academia Europaea

1999 - US President's National Medal of Science "For his fundamental discoveries in virology, tumor biology and immunology, notably the discovery of how tumor-causing viruses multiply; for his devotion to building excellence in scientific institutions; and for his statesmanship in fostering communication between scientists and the general public.", Presented by President William Clinton in a White House (East Room) ceremony on Tuesday, March 14, 2000.

1988 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

1987 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

1980 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1975 - Nobel Prize for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell

1974 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1974 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1974 - Canada Gairdner International Award

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Gene
  • DNA
  • Enzyme

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Molecular biology, Cell biology, Gene, Transcription factor and Immunology. His Molecular biology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Cell culture, Gene expression, RNA, DNA and Proto-Oncogene Proteins c-rel. He combines subjects such as Poliovirus and Virology with his study of RNA.

His work focuses on many connections between Cell biology and other disciplines, such as DNA-binding protein, that overlap with his field of interest in MyoD. His Transcription factor research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Tumor necrosis factor alpha, Regulation of gene expression and NF-κB. His research in Immunology tackles topics such as microRNA which are related to areas like Immunity.

His most cited work include:

  • NF-κB-dependent induction of microRNA miR-146, an inhibitor targeted to signaling proteins of innate immune responses (3238 citations)
  • An Essential Role for NF-κB in Preventing TNF-α-Induced Cell Death (2909 citations)
  • NF-κB: Ten Years After (2788 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Molecular biology, Cell biology, Virology, RNA and Gene. His Molecular biology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Cell culture, RNA-dependent RNA polymerase, Transcription and Biochemistry, DNA. His work in Cell biology covers topics such as Immunology which are related to areas like Haematopoiesis.

His Virology study incorporates themes from Antibody and Antigen. His RNA study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Poliovirus and Messenger RNA. His Gene research is under the purview of Genetics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Molecular biology (36.79%)
  • Cell biology (21.50%)
  • Virology (18.81%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Cell biology (21.50%)
  • Immunology (10.84%)
  • Immune system (5.00%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

David Baltimore mainly investigates Cell biology, Immunology, Immune system, Virology and microRNA. His Cell biology research includes themes of T cell, T-cell receptor, Antigen and Regulation of gene expression, Gene. His work carried out in the field of T-cell receptor brings together such families of science as CD8, Molecular biology, Epitope, Major histocompatibility complex and Immunotherapy.

The subject of his Gene research is within the realm of Genetics. His Immunology research incorporates themes from Haematopoiesis and Stem cell. The concepts of his Virology study are interwoven with issues in Dendritic cell, Antibody and Viral vector.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Physiological and pathological roles for microRNAs in the immune system (1153 citations)
  • Function of miR-146a in Controlling Treg Cell-Mediated Regulation of Th1 Responses (674 citations)
  • Function of miR-146a in Controlling Treg Cell-Mediated Regulation of Th1 Responses (674 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Gene
  • DNA
  • Enzyme

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Immunology, Cell biology, Immune system, microRNA and Haematopoiesis. His research integrates issues of Viral vector and Virology in his study of Immunology. The study incorporates disciplines such as NFKB1, T cell, T-cell receptor, HEK 293 cells and Macrophage in addition to Cell biology.

His work deals with themes such as Interferon gamma, Immunity, Receptor, Regulation of gene expression and Autoimmunity, which intersect with microRNA. David Baltimore has researched Regulation of gene expression in several fields, including Molecular biology, NF-κB and Transcription factor. David Baltimore has included themes like Tumor necrosis factor alpha, Lipopolysaccharide, Downregulation and upregulation, Messenger RNA and Gene isoform in his Molecular biology study.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

An Essential Role for NF-κB in Preventing TNF-α-Induced Cell Death

Amer A. Beg;David Baltimore.
Science (1996)

4759 Citations

NF-κB-dependent induction of microRNA miR-146, an inhibitor targeted to signaling proteins of innate immune responses

Konstantin D. Taganov;Mark P. Boldin;Kuang-Jung Chang;David Baltimore.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2006)

4414 Citations

NF-κB: Ten Years After

Patrick A Baeuerle;David Baltimore.
Cell (1996)

4052 Citations

A new DNA binding and dimerization motif in immunoglobulin enhancer binding, daughterless, MyoD, and myc proteins

Cornelis Murre;Patrick Schonleber McCaw;David Baltimore.
Cell (1989)

3406 Citations

Multiple nuclear factors interact with the immunoglobulin enhancer sequences.

Ranjan Sen;David Baltimore.
Cell (1986)

3359 Citations

Production of high titer helper-free retroviruses by transient transfection

Warren S. Pear;Garry P. Nolan;Martin L. Scott;David Baltimore.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (1994)

3104 Citations

An inducible transcription factor activates expression of human immunodeficiency virus in T cells

Gary Nabel;David Baltimore.
Nature (1987)

2735 Citations

Induction of chronic myelogenous leukemia in mice by the P210bcr/abl gene of the Philadelphia chromosome

GQ Daley;RA Van Etten;D Baltimore.
Science (1990)

2705 Citations

I kappa B: a specific inhibitor of the NF-kappa B transcription factor.

Patrick A. Baeuerle;David Baltimore.
Science (1988)

2671 Citations

Inducibility of κ immunoglobulin enhancer-binding protein NF-κB by a posttranslational mechanism

Ranjan Sen;David Baltimore.
Cell (1986)

2521 Citations

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