Best Genetics and Molecular Biology Universities in United States 2022

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Genetics and Molecular Biology universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 40 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Genetics and Molecular Biology, over 10,151 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 958 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic 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.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
Σ Publications
Σ 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.
1 World 1 National
Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 127 24,302 Σ D-index 10,783
2 World 2 National
Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 55 9,449 Σ D-index 4,326
4 World 3 National
University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 54 8,181 Σ D-index 3,658
5 World 4 National Scholars 50 7,117 Σ D-index 3,440
6 World 5 National Scholars 46 6,757 Σ D-index 3,244
7 World 6 National
MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 34 6,567 Σ D-index 3,151
8 World 7 National Scholars 46 7,956 Σ D-index 3,127
9 World 8 National Scholars 42 5,345 Σ D-index 2,860
10 World 9 National Scholars 41 6,026 Σ D-index 2,806
12 World 10 National
Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 39 5,434 Σ D-index 2,606
13 World 11 National
Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 37 5,415 Σ D-index 2,596
16 World 12 National
Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 35 5,043 Σ D-index 2,419
18 World 13 National
Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 30 5,297 Σ D-index 2,197
19 World 14 National Scholars 32 4,778 Σ D-index 2,043
20 World 15 National Scholars 31 4,219 Σ D-index 2,024
21 World 16 National Scholars 32 4,221 Σ D-index 2,013
24 World 17 National Scholars 29 3,566 Σ D-index 1,819
27 World 18 National
Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 25 3,536 Σ D-index 1,765
28 World 19 National Scholars 25 3,671 Σ D-index 1,721
29 World 20 National Scholars 27 3,342 Σ D-index 1,711
30 World 21 National
University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 25 3,293 Σ D-index 1,596
32 World 22 National Scholars 23 2,866 Σ D-index 1,494
33 World 23 National
University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 23 3,200 Σ D-index 1,476
35 World 24 National
University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 24 3,366 Σ D-index 1,442
40 World 25 National
New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 21 2,796 Σ D-index 1,382
43 World 26 National Scholars 18 3,095 Σ D-index 1,279
44 World 27 National
Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University

United States
Scholars 14 2,436 Σ D-index 1,233
50 World 28 National Scholars 19 2,434 Σ D-index 1,173
51 World 29 National
University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 18 2,771 Σ D-index 1,126
53 World 30 National Scholars 17 2,611 Σ D-index 1,116
55 World 31 National Scholars 16 2,616 Σ D-index 1,095
57 World 32 National Scholars 16 2,116 Σ D-index 1,047
58 World 33 National Scholars 13 2,353 Σ D-index 1,046
61 World 34 National
University of Georgia

University of Georgia

United States
Scholars 18 2,176 Σ D-index 1,023
62 World 35 National
Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 17 2,344 Σ D-index 1,013
63 World 36 National Scholars 17 2,442 Σ D-index 1,000
65 World 37 National
Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 14 2,074 Σ D-index 945
66 World 38 National
University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 15 2,000 Σ D-index 903
75 World 39 National Scholars 12 1,775 Σ D-index 778
76 World 40 National
Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 12 2,306 Σ D-index 773
77 World 41 National Scholars 9 1,589 Σ D-index 771
79 World 42 National
University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States
Scholars 13 2,021 Σ D-index 752
84 World 43 National Scholars 12 1,592 Σ D-index 695
86 World 44 National
Princeton University

Princeton University

United States
Scholars 9 1,344 Σ D-index 695
87 World 45 National
University of Iowa

University of Iowa

United States
Scholars 9 1,737 Σ D-index 689
91 World 46 National
Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 11 1,402 Σ D-index 651
92 World 47 National
Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 10 1,170 Σ D-index 648
96 World 48 National
Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 11 1,735 Σ D-index 635
100 World 49 National
Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 11 1,130 Σ D-index 615
106 World 50 National Scholars 10 1,107 Σ D-index 593
107 World 51 National Scholars 10 1,365 Σ D-index 592
109 World 52 National Scholars 9 932 Σ D-index 590
110 World 53 National Scholars 11 1,113 Σ D-index 584
112 World 54 National Scholars 10 1,212 Σ D-index 578
116 World 55 National Scholars 8 1,839 Σ D-index 553
128 World 56 National Scholars 9 988 Σ D-index 499
129 World 57 National
University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 8 1,065 Σ D-index 499
137 World 58 National Scholars 8 944 Σ D-index 476
138 World 59 National Scholars 7 1,050 Σ D-index 474
139 World 60 National
University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States
Scholars 8 1,067 Σ D-index 467
140 World 61 National
University of Vermont

University of Vermont

United States
Scholars 6 1,760 Σ D-index 462
144 World 62 National Scholars 8 1,188 Σ D-index 450
149 World 63 National Scholars 8 947 Σ D-index 437
154 World 64 National
Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University

United States
Scholars 7 857 Σ D-index 380
156 World 65 National
University of Rochester

University of Rochester

United States
Scholars 6 826 Σ D-index 379
158 World 66 National Scholars 7 774 Σ D-index 375
167 World 67 National
Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

United States
Scholars 6 606 Σ D-index 332
168 World 68 National
Kansas State University

Kansas State University

United States
Scholars 5 856 Σ D-index 332
169 World 69 National
Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 5 854 Σ D-index 331
171 World 70 National Scholars 4 693 Σ D-index 325
174 World 71 National
Tulane University

Tulane University

United States
Scholars 5 945 Σ D-index 318
178 World 72 National
University of Oregon

University of Oregon

United States
Scholars 5 641 Σ D-index 306
182 World 73 National
Tufts University

Tufts University

United States
Scholars 4 698 Σ D-index 299
184 World 74 National Scholars 5 545 Σ D-index 296
187 World 75 National Scholars 5 766 Σ D-index 292
192 World 76 National
Wayne State University

Wayne State University

United States
Scholars 5 644 Σ D-index 284
196 World 77 National Scholars 4 890 Σ D-index 278
197 World 78 National Scholars 6 519 Σ D-index 277
200 World 79 National
Clemson University

Clemson University

United States
Scholars 4 552 Σ D-index 259
204 World 80 National Scholars 5 530 Σ D-index 249
206 World 81 National Scholars 4 550 Σ D-index 242
208 World 82 National
University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

United States
Scholars 3 633 Σ D-index 241
214 World 83 National Scholars 5 471 Σ D-index 229
216 World 84 National
Brown University

Brown University

United States
Scholars 3 591 Σ D-index 228
221 World 85 National Scholars 4 397 Σ D-index 220
226 World 86 National
University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 4 434 Σ D-index 213
232 World 87 National Scholars 4 481 Σ D-index 207
235 World 88 National
Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University

United States
Scholars 3 587 Σ D-index 206
237 World 89 National Scholars 4 409 Σ D-index 205
257 World 90 National
Brandeis University

Brandeis University

United States
Scholars 2 359 Σ D-index 165
260 World 91 National
Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 3 351 Σ D-index 163
261 World 92 National
Kettering University

Kettering University

United States
Scholars 2 489 Σ D-index 162
267 World 93 National Scholars 3 383 Σ D-index 156
269 World 94 National Scholars 3 309 Σ D-index 153
270 World 95 National Scholars 2 674 Σ D-index 153
271 World 96 National Scholars 3 326 Σ D-index 152
274 World 97 National Scholars 2 340 Σ D-index 146
276 World 98 National Scholars 3 289 Σ D-index 144
282 World 99 National
Florida State University

Florida State University

United States
Scholars 2 308 Σ D-index 140
285 World 100 National
University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

United States
Scholars 2 333 Σ D-index 136

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