Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

- Biology and Biochemistry Ranking

Germany Established: 1472 Scholars: 47
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and affiliated with Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. There are a total of 47 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is 2,657 with a mean value for the h-index of 56.53. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München is 6,873 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 146.23.

Overview

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU, University of Munich) is a public research university located in Munich, Germany. It was founded in 1472 and is one of the oldest German universities still operating. LMU is renowned for its diverse academic programs, innovation, and research contributions across various disciplines. It is one of the best universities in Germany.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Key Statistics

LMU currently has 18 faculties, which include the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Protestant Theology, Faculty of Law, and Faculty of Languages and Literatures. The university offers more than 300 academic programs across all levels of study.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München has a student population of approximately 53,091, with 5,691 academic employees and 9,127 administrative employees. The university has four campuses in Munich: the Geschwister-Scholl-Platz Campus, Grosshadern/Martinsried Campus, Campus Sendlinger Tor, and Campus Oberschleißheim.

The university has a central library and 13 subject-based libraries. These libraries have a total collection of about five million volumes, which includes 169,282 textbooks, 93,154 electronic journals, 476,338 eBooks, and 701 subject related-databases. It also contains a rare historical collection and a digital library for ease of access to research materials.

Other Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München key statistics include its participation in the Erasmus+ Exchange Program. It also has several notable alumni such as Werner Heisenberg and Max Planck who have made laudable accomplishments in physics.

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Research

LMU is a top research institution in Europe with very high research output. It has received research funding amounting to 75 billion euros from the European Union research program, Horizon 2020.

The top three fields of research at the university are medicine, biology, and physics. Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München research teams have published in well-known journals such as Nature Genetics, The Lancet, and The New England Journal of Medicine. They have also been invited to present or attend prestigious conferences like the International Conference on Management of Data, Knowledge discovery and Data Mining, and the International Conference on 3D Vision.

The most cited research paper published by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München researchers is Schägger and Jagow’s (1987) “Tricine-sodium-dodecyl sulfate-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis for the separation of proteins in the range from 1-100 kDa.” It was published in Analytical Biochemistry and generated a total of 23,224 citations. The second most cited publication by the university is Aad et al.’s (2012) “Observation of a new particle in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC,” published in Physics Letters B. It had an estimated 19,706 citations. The third most cited research output of the university is Ade et al.’s (2016) “Planck 2015 results- XIII. Cosmological parameters,” published in Astronomy and Astrophysics. It had a total of 17,540 citations.

The university has a number of research networks and interfaculty institutions carrying out research. They include the Interdisciplinary Center for Cognitive Language Studies and the Center for Digital Technology and Management. It also has research cooperations with Bavaria Academy of Sciences and Helmholtz Center Munich

Other Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München research statistics include its 14 Nobel laureates and various awards such as the Leibniz prize and the Ars Legendi prize.
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
951 World 68 National
Hans-Joachim Gabius

Hans-Joachim Gabius

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 93 Citations 30,736 575
1698 World 124 National
Jürgen Soll

Jürgen Soll

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 81 Citations 18,247 212
1969 World 144 National
Thomas Gudermann

Thomas Gudermann

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 78 Citations 19,183 230
2196 World 163 National
Roland Beckmann

Roland Beckmann

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 76 Citations 16,533 146
2197 World 164 National
Dario Leister

Dario Leister

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 76 Citations 20,715 222
2534 World 190 National
Thomas Carell

Thomas Carell

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 73 Citations 18,714 238
2559 World 195 National
Mehdi Shakibaei

Mehdi Shakibaei

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 73 Citations 14,201 173
2594 World 198 National
Peter Geigenberger

Peter Geigenberger

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 73 Citations 16,372 126
2713 World 207 National
Martin Klingenberg

Martin Klingenberg

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 72 Citations 16,633 160
2769 World 213 National
Martin Parniske

Martin Parniske

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 72 Citations 20,456 134
2883 World 225 National
Gerhard Wanner

Gerhard Wanner

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 71 Citations 13,030 171
3003 World 235 National
Meinhart H. Zenk

Meinhart H. Zenk

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 70 Citations 20,304 154
3050 World 237 National
Sabine André

Sabine André

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 70 Citations 16,731 253
3372 World 260 National
Martin Biel

Martin Biel

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 68 Citations 21,146 183
3451 World 266 National
Harald Steiner

Harald Steiner

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 68 Citations 15,082 131
3889 World 294 National
Kirsten Jung

Kirsten Jung

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 66 Citations 11,336 189
4914 World 352 National
Michael Schleicher

Michael Schleicher

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 62 Citations 12,960 144
4986 World 360 National
Thomas Klopstock

Thomas Klopstock

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 61 Citations 19,778 174
5350 World 397 National
Jürgen Bernhagen

Jürgen Bernhagen

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 60 Citations 21,087 168
5432 World 404 National
Angelika M. Vollmar

Angelika M. Vollmar

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 60 Citations 10,018 181
5601 World 420 National
Silke Robatzek

Silke Robatzek

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 60 Citations 21,328 106
5608 World 422 National
Thomas Becker

Thomas Becker

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 60 Citations 9,603 101
6543 World 495 National
Herbert Kaltner

Herbert Kaltner

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 57 Citations 11,063 175
6845 World 529 National
H-Erich Wichmann

H-Erich Wichmann

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 56 Citations 36,604 110
8119 World 622 National
Otto Kandler

Otto Kandler

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 54 Citations 22,036 164
8294 World 627 National
Charles N. David

Charles N. David

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 54 Citations 9,331 108
9406 World 699 National
Konstantin Strauch

Konstantin Strauch

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 51 Citations 12,572 158
9608 World 717 National
Wolfhart Rüdiger

Wolfhart Rüdiger

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 51 Citations 7,706 136
9739 World 724 National
Fred Sinowatz

Fred Sinowatz

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 51 Citations 7,912 166
10015 World 740 National
Armin Giese

Armin Giese

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 50 Citations 12,015 103
10047 World 743 National
Hans Fritz

Hans Fritz

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 50 Citations 8,900 204
10503 World 774 National
Otto Berninghausen

Otto Berninghausen

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 50 Citations 7,507 70
11454 World 839 National
Valeri Zakhartchenko

Valeri Zakhartchenko

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 48 Citations 9,046 96
11898 World 872 National
Manfred Schliwa

Manfred Schliwa

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 47 Citations 10,284 91
12024 World 889 National
Jürgen Ebel

Jürgen Ebel

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 47 Citations 6,332 69
12329 World 913 National
Helmut Blum

Helmut Blum

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 46 Citations 7,653 134
12334 World 914 National
Oliver T. Keppler

Oliver T. Keppler

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 46 Citations 9,043 127
12370 World 918 National
Anja Capell

Anja Capell

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 46 Citations 10,510 58
12411 World 916 National
Werner Machleidt

Werner Machleidt

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 46 Citations 7,170 94
12459 World 919 National
Andreas G. Ladurner

Andreas G. Ladurner

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 46 Citations 9,384 93
14661 World 1081 National
Ulrich Schillinger

Ulrich Schillinger

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 43 Citations 10,309 64
14830 World 1096 National
Katrin Hartmann

Katrin Hartmann

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 42 Citations 7,704 216
14848 World 1093 National
Jan Senderek

Jan Senderek

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 42 Citations 7,847 90
15495 World 1127 National
Wolfgang Stephan

Wolfgang Stephan

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 42 Citations 8,672 89
15646 World 1142 National
Franz Herzog

Franz Herzog

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 41 Citations 8,170 64
15745 World 1146 National
Alexander Dietrich

Alexander Dietrich

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 41 Citations 6,432 83
15804 World 1147 National
Markus Sperandio

Markus Sperandio

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 41 Citations 8,821 115
15988 World 1166 National
Wolfgang Enard

Wolfgang Enard

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 41 Citations 15,346 85
16547 World 1200 National
Don C. Lamb

Don C. Lamb

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 6,372 110
16555 World 1202 National
Adelbert A. Roscher

Adelbert A. Roscher

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 5,923 95
16663 World 1209 National
Manfred Gratzl

Manfred Gratzl

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 4,781 88
16677 World 1210 National
Volker Schmid

Volker Schmid

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 4,709 102
16812 World 1215 National
Judith P. Johnson

Judith P. Johnson

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 8,622 89
16992 World 1229 National
Anne Krug

Anne Krug

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 13,833 67
17479 World 1258 National
Jörg Meurer

Jörg Meurer

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 5,435 74

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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