Best Genetics and Molecular Biology Universities

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 H-Index 10,783
2 World 2 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 55 9,449 Σ H-Index 4,326
3 World 1 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 54 8,664 Σ H-Index 3,953
4 World 3 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 54 8,181 Σ H-Index 3,658
5 World 4 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 50 7,117 Σ H-Index 3,440
6 World 5 National University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

United States
Scholars 46 6,757 Σ H-Index 3,244
7 World 6 National MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 34 6,567 Σ H-Index 3,151
8 World 7 National Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

United States
Scholars 46 7,956 Σ H-Index 3,127
9 World 8 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 42 5,345 Σ H-Index 2,860
10 World 9 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 41 6,026 Σ H-Index 2,806
11 World 2 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 35 6,183 Σ H-Index 2,732
12 World 10 National Columbia University

Columbia University

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

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 37 5,415 Σ H-Index 2,596
14 World 1 National University of Tokyo

University of Tokyo

Japan
Scholars 41 7,061 Σ H-Index 2,552
15 World 3 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 37 5,798 Σ H-Index 2,539
16 World 12 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 35 5,043 Σ H-Index 2,419
17 World 1 National University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Canada
Scholars 32 5,105 Σ H-Index 2,226
18 World 13 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 30 5,297 Σ H-Index 2,197
19 World 14 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 32 4,778 Σ H-Index 2,043
20 World 15 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 31 4,219 Σ H-Index 2,024
21 World 16 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 32 4,221 Σ H-Index 2,013
22 World 1 National Université Paris Cité

Université Paris Cité

France
Scholars 34 4,573 Σ H-Index 1,935
23 World 2 National University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

Canada
Scholars 27 4,461 Σ H-Index 1,916
24 World 17 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 29 3,566 Σ H-Index 1,819
25 World 4 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 27 4,698 Σ H-Index 1,814
26 World 1 National Radboud University Nijmegen

Radboud University Nijmegen

Netherlands
Scholars 30 4,228 Σ H-Index 1,812
27 World 18 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 25 3,536 Σ H-Index 1,765
28 World 19 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 25 3,671 Σ H-Index 1,721
29 World 20 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 27 3,342 Σ H-Index 1,711
30 World 21 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 25 3,293 Σ H-Index 1,596
31 World 5 National King's College London

King's College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 22 3,937 Σ H-Index 1,550
32 World 22 National University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

United States
Scholars 23 2,866 Σ H-Index 1,494
33 World 23 National University of Utah

University of Utah

United States
Scholars 23 3,200 Σ H-Index 1,476
34 World 1 National Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann Institute of Science

Israel
Scholars 24 2,639 Σ H-Index 1,447
35 World 24 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 24 3,366 Σ H-Index 1,442
36 World 1 National University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

Finland
Scholars 17 3,986 Σ H-Index 1,418
37 World 1 National University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen

Denmark
Scholars 21 3,358 Σ H-Index 1,411
38 World 2 National Kyoto University

Kyoto University

Japan
Scholars 20 3,599 Σ H-Index 1,411
39 World 3 National Osaka University

Osaka University

Japan
Scholars 23 3,519 Σ H-Index 1,409
40 World 25 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 21 2,796 Σ H-Index 1,382
41 World 1 National University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Australia
Scholars 19 3,822 Σ H-Index 1,323
42 World 1 National Ghent University

Ghent University

Belgium
Scholars 19 3,379 Σ H-Index 1,288
43 World 26 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 18 3,095 Σ H-Index 1,279
44 World 27 National Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University

United States
Scholars 14 2,436 Σ H-Index 1,233
45 World 2 National Leiden University

Leiden University

Netherlands
Scholars 20 2,909 Σ H-Index 1,215
46 World 3 National McGill University

McGill University

Canada
Scholars 21 2,513 Σ H-Index 1,211
47 World 1 National Uppsala University

Uppsala University

Sweden
Scholars 18 2,939 Σ H-Index 1,202
48 World 1 National University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 19 2,673 Σ H-Index 1,197
49 World 6 National Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 16 3,092 Σ H-Index 1,176
50 World 28 National University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States
Scholars 19 2,434 Σ H-Index 1,173
51 World 29 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 18 2,771 Σ H-Index 1,126
52 World 3 National Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 13 2,817 Σ H-Index 1,123
53 World 30 National The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

United States
Scholars 17 2,611 Σ H-Index 1,116
54 World 4 National Nagoya University

Nagoya University

Japan
Scholars 16 2,720 Σ H-Index 1,097
55 World 31 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 16 2,616 Σ H-Index 1,095
56 World 1 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 16 2,610 Σ H-Index 1,074
57 World 32 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 16 2,116 Σ H-Index 1,047
58 World 33 National California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 13 2,353 Σ H-Index 1,046
59 World 7 National Imperial College London

Imperial College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 16 2,472 Σ H-Index 1,044
60 World 2 National University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

Australia
Scholars 16 2,804 Σ H-Index 1,041
61 World 34 National University of Georgia

University of Georgia

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

Boston University

United States
Scholars 17 2,344 Σ H-Index 1,013
63 World 36 National The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin

United States
Scholars 17 2,442 Σ H-Index 1,000
64 World 2 National Karolinska Institute

Karolinska Institute

Sweden
Scholars 15 2,407 Σ H-Index 995
65 World 37 National Indiana University

Indiana University

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

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 15 2,000 Σ H-Index 903
67 World 1 National Pompeu Fabra University

Pompeu Fabra University

Spain
Scholars 15 1,947 Σ H-Index 893
68 World 4 National University of Groningen

University of Groningen

Netherlands
Scholars 14 2,032 Σ H-Index 885
69 World 2 National KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium
Scholars 15 2,333 Σ H-Index 883
70 World 2 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 12 2,299 Σ H-Index 878
71 World 5 National Tohoku University

Tohoku University

Japan
Scholars 14 2,345 Σ H-Index 855
72 World 6 National Kyushu University

Kyushu University

Japan
Scholars 14 2,309 Σ H-Index 852
73 World 8 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 2,376 Σ H-Index 829
74 World 2 National University of Montpellier

University of Montpellier

France
Scholars 15 1,750 Σ H-Index 815
75 World 39 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 12 1,775 Σ H-Index 778
76 World 40 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 12 2,306 Σ H-Index 773
77 World 41 National University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder

United States
Scholars 9 1,589 Σ H-Index 771
78 World 9 National University of Leicester

University of Leicester

United Kingdom
Scholars 12 1,659 Σ H-Index 761
79 World 42 National University of Missouri

University of Missouri

United States
Scholars 13 2,021 Σ H-Index 752
80 World 3 National University of Strasbourg

University of Strasbourg

France
Scholars 12 1,558 Σ H-Index 725
81 World 5 National Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Netherlands
Scholars 11 1,708 Σ H-Index 718
82 World 4 National University of Montreal

University of Montreal

Canada
Scholars 14 1,432 Σ H-Index 715
83 World 1 National National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore

Singapore
Scholars 11 1,516 Σ H-Index 700
84 World 43 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 12 1,592 Σ H-Index 695
85 World 3 National Lund University

Lund University

Sweden
Scholars 11 1,841 Σ H-Index 695
86 World 44 National Princeton University

Princeton University

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

University of Iowa

United States
Scholars 9 1,737 Σ H-Index 689
88 World 10 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,632 Σ H-Index 681
89 World 3 National University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide

Australia
Scholars 9 1,984 Σ H-Index 678
90 World 4 National University of Paris-Saclay

University of Paris-Saclay

France
Scholars 12 1,397 Σ H-Index 666
91 World 46 National Emory University

Emory University

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

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 10 1,170 Σ H-Index 648
93 World 2 National University of Basel

University of Basel

Switzerland
Scholars 10 1,301 Σ H-Index 647
94 World 1 National University of Oslo

University of Oslo

Norway
Scholars 11 1,977 Σ H-Index 646
95 World 3 National University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Scholars 9 1,570 Σ H-Index 645
96 World 48 National Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 11 1,735 Σ H-Index 635
97 World 7 National Keio University

Keio University

Japan
Scholars 9 2,093 Σ H-Index 627
98 World 11 National University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 1,312 Σ H-Index 627
99 World 2 National Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel
Scholars 10 1,201 Σ H-Index 616
100 World 49 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 11 1,130 Σ H-Index 615

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