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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 127 Citations 82,159 274 World Ranking 144 National Ranking 90

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Awards & Achievements

2004 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Gene
  • Genetics
  • Statistics

His primary areas of investigation include Genetics, Evolutionary biology, Genome, Human genome and Genomics. Gene, Nonsynonymous substitution, Genetic variation, Molecular evolution and Single-nucleotide polymorphism are the core of his Genetics study. His Molecular evolution research includes themes of Computational biology and DNA sequencing.

The various areas that he examines in his Evolutionary biology study include Coalescent theory, Natural selection, Human migration and Computational problem. Within one scientific family, he focuses on topics pertaining to Adaptation under Genome, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Gene flow. His research in Genomics intersects with topics in Reference genome and Sequence assembly.

His most cited work include:

  • A metagenome-wide association study of gut microbiota in type 2 diabetes (3249 citations)
  • A Draft Sequence of the Neandertal Genome (2666 citations)
  • Bayesian inference of phylogeny and its impact on evolutionary biology. (2240 citations)

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

Rasmus Nielsen spends much of his time researching Genetics, Evolutionary biology, Genome, Selection and Gene. His research investigates the link between Genetics and topics such as Computational biology that cross with problems in DNA sequencing. His research investigates the connection between Evolutionary biology and topics such as Phylogenetics that intersect with issues in Phylogenetic tree.

His Genome study is mostly concerned with Genomics and Human genome. His research is interdisciplinary, bridging the disciplines of Negative selection and Selection. His biological study focuses on Molecular evolution.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Genetics (51.37%)
  • Evolutionary biology (30.74%)
  • Genome (16.74%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Evolutionary biology (30.74%)
  • Genetics (51.37%)
  • Adaptation (11.40%)

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

Rasmus Nielsen mainly focuses on Evolutionary biology, Genetics, Adaptation, Genome and Introgression. His Evolutionary biology research includes elements of Phylogenetic tree, Selection, Phylogenetics, Allele and Genetic variation. Genotyping, Heteroplasmy, Mitochondrial DNA, Pedigree chart and Genome-wide association study are subfields of Genetics in which his conducts study.

Rasmus Nielsen has researched Adaptation in several fields, including Species distribution and Subsistence agriculture. His study looks at the relationship between Genome and fields such as Ancient DNA, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. He focuses mostly in the field of Introgression, narrowing it down to topics relating to Gene flow and, in certain cases, Genetic structure.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • 137 ancient human genomes from across the Eurasian steppes (144 citations)
  • 137 ancient human genomes from across the Eurasian steppes (144 citations)
  • Terminal Pleistocene Alaskan genome reveals first founding population of Native Americans (131 citations)

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

  • Gene
  • Statistics
  • Genetics

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Evolutionary biology, Genetics, Adaptation, Allele and Natural selection. Rasmus Nielsen combines subjects such as Genome, Genomics, Human migration, Phylogenetics and Haplotype with his study of Evolutionary biology. His Genome study combines topics in areas such as Effective population size and Selection.

Rasmus Nielsen combines topics linked to Hepatitis B with his work on Genetics. Rasmus Nielsen combines subjects such as Piwi-interacting RNA, Genetic variation, Genome-wide association study and Non invasive with his study of Allele. As a member of one scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Natural selection, focusing on Most recent common ancestor and, on occasion, Nonsynonymous substitution and Divergence.

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Best Publications

A metagenome-wide association study of gut microbiota in type 2 diabetes

Junjie Qin;Yingrui Li;Zhiming Cai;Shenghui Li.
Nature (2012)

3775 Citations

A Draft Sequence of the Neandertal Genome

Richard E. Green;Johannes Krause;Adrian W. Briggs;Tomislav Maricic.
Science (2010)

3482 Citations

Bayesian inference of phylogeny and its impact on evolutionary biology.

John P. Huelsenbeck;Fredrik Ronquist;Rasmus Nielsen;Jonathan P. Bollback.
Science (2001)

2956 Citations

Codon-Substitution Models for Heterogeneous Selection Pressure at Amino Acid Sites

Ziheng Yang;Rasmus Nielsen;Nick Goldman;Anne-Mette Krabbe Pedersen.
Genetics (2000)

2458 Citations

Bayes Empirical Bayes Inference of Amino Acid Sites Under Positive Selection

Ziheng Yang;Wendy Shuk Wan Wong;Rasmus Nielsen.
Molecular Biology and Evolution (2005)

2013 Citations

Likelihood Models for Detecting Positively Selected Amino Acid Sites and Applications to the HIV-1 Envelope Gene

Rasmus Nielsen;Ziheng Yang;Ziheng Yang.
Genetics (1998)

1770 Citations

Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny.

Andrew G. Clark;Michael B. Eisen;Michael B. Eisen;Douglas R. Smith;Casey M. Bergman.
Nature (2007)

1659 Citations

Evaluation of an Improved Branch-Site Likelihood Method for Detecting Positive Selection at the Molecular Level

Jianzhi Zhang;Rasmus Nielsen;Ziheng Yang.
Molecular Biology and Evolution (2005)

1591 Citations

Molecular Signatures of Natural Selection

Rasmus Nielsen.
Annual Review of Genetics (2005)

1580 Citations

Multilocus Methods for Estimating Population Sizes, Migration Rates and Divergence Time, With Applications to the Divergence of Drosophila pseudoobscura and D. persimilis

Jody Hey;Rasmus Nielsen.
Genetics (2004)

1545 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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