Michigan State University

Michigan State University

- Biology and Biochemistry Ranking

United States Established: 1855 Scholars: 40
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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 Michigan State University. There are a total of 40 researchers included with 4 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Michigan State University is 2,457 with a mean value for the h-index of 61.43. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Michigan State University is 6,172 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 154.30.

Overview

Michigan State University, whose constituents are called Spartans, is the United States of America’s pioneering land-grant university. It revolutionized higher education in 1855 by providing scientific agriculture education to citizens without regard to their social class. At the time, it was known as the Agricultural College of the State of Michigan. It only became known by its present name on July 2, 1862, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act.

The Morrill Act paved the way for the creation of land-grant universities throughout the country, with Michigan State University in East Lansing being one of the first. This change came about because of the United States’ need for more practical professionals such as farmers, engineers, and scientists. Because of that, the university is now a leading educational institution in plant science studies. Indeed, it works together with the U.S. Department of Energy to operate a plant research laboratory. Furthermore, in 1888, the university founded its horticultural laboratory, the first in the country, through the efforts of the botanist Liberty Hyde Bailey.

Apart from those, Michigan State University is well-regarded for its National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. Started in 1963, it remains the largest nuclear science laboratory inside a university campus. The university is also known for its education center, communication program, management course, and business administration subject. It has also markedly improved the following offerings, making them at par with other top universities in the country: sociology, hospitality and tourism, ecology, political science, and biotechnology.

But it is not just academics and research that Michigan State University is known for. Its students also excel in sports, as its men’s basketball team has been consistent in their performance at the NCAA. Indeed, the team has been a part of the Final Four several times. Magic Johnson, a renowned NBA player, calls MSU his alma mater.

In other fields, Michigan State University has produced notable alumni such as William Chandler Bagley, an educator who worked towards the improvement of public education in the country. There is also Richard Ford, who is the author of the popular Independence Day, which received the Pulitzer Prize.

There is also a museum and a botanical garden that students, staff, and visitors alike can relax in. The 5,300-acre campus and around 566 buildings make that possible. With these, the university continues to nurture talents and enables them to explore different aspects of university life.
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
59 World 50 National
James M. Tiedje

James M. Tiedje

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 154 Citations 94,730 541
442 World 290 National
Richard E. Lenski

Richard E. Lenski

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 110 Citations 41,854 235
885 World 548 National
John B. Ohlrogge

John B. Ohlrogge

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 95 Citations 29,985 217
986 World 600 National
Bruce E. Dale

Bruce E. Dale

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 92 Citations 38,580 287
1177 World 704 National
Jack Preiss

Jack Preiss

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 89 Citations 23,729 285
1399 World 833 National
Christoph Benning

Christoph Benning

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 85 Citations 22,313 210
1705 World 982 National
Kenneth Keegstra

Kenneth Keegstra

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 81 Citations 20,673 138
1734 World 995 National
Christopher H. Contag

Christopher H. Contag

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 80 Citations 25,472 249
1781 World 1015 National
James E. Trosko

James E. Trosko

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 80 Citations 21,435 322
2046 World 1138 National
Joan B. Rose

Joan B. Rose

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 77 Citations 24,426 200
2673 World 1413 National
Muraleedharan G. Nair

Muraleedharan G. Nair

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 72 Citations 19,819 195
3134 World 1608 National
Hans Kende

Hans Kende

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 70 Citations 18,062 128
3633 World 1837 National
N. E. Tolbert

N. E. Tolbert

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 67 Citations 12,056 145
3645 World 1850 National
Richard R. Neubig

Richard R. Neubig

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 67 Citations 14,650 215
3659 World 1846 National
Venkatesh Balan

Venkatesh Balan

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 67 Citations 14,624 150
3688 World 1859 National
Dean DellaPenna

Dean DellaPenna

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 67 Citations 19,240 116
4524 World 2233 National
Robert P. Hausinger

Robert P. Hausinger

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 63 Citations 16,493 167
4638 World 2298 National
Yair Shachar-Hill

Yair Shachar-Hill

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 63 Citations 14,161 104
4655 World 2286 National
Gregg A. Howe

Gregg A. Howe

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 63 Citations 22,475 93
4963 World 2390 National
Federica Brandizzi

Federica Brandizzi

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 62 Citations 11,110 199
5667 World 2684 National
David Kramer

David Kramer

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 59 Citations 13,801 148
5801 World 2738 National
Douglas A. Gage

Douglas A. Gage

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 59 Citations 12,277 105
6331 World 2955 National
Jonathan D. Walton

Jonathan D. Walton

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 58 Citations 13,068 134
6453 World 3000 National
Christopher M. Waters

Christopher M. Waters

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 57 Citations 13,849 181
6480 World 3015 National
A. Daniel Jones

A. Daniel Jones

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 57 Citations 10,808 148
6504 World 3025 National
David L. DeWitt

David L. DeWitt

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 57 Citations 24,121 106
6531 World 3041 National
William L. Smith

William L. Smith

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 57 Citations 24,729 100
7764 World 3539 National
Chia-Cheng Chang

Chia-Cheng Chang

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 55 Citations 8,943 117
8079 World 3654 National
Jose B. Cibelli

Jose B. Cibelli

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 54 Citations 14,160 129
10185 World 4467 National
Lorraine M. Sordillo

Lorraine M. Sordillo

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 50 Citations 9,201 156
10541 World 4569 National
Kyung Hwan Han

Kyung Hwan Han

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 50 Citations 6,488 89
10980 World 4768 National
Lyman B. Crittenden

Lyman B. Crittenden

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 49 Citations 7,478 103
11372 World 4918 National
Lee McIntosh

Lee McIntosh

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 48 Citations 11,638 73
11466 World 4960 National
Thomas S. Whittam

Thomas S. Whittam

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 48 Citations 7,393 76
12007 World 5189 National
John E. Linz

John E. Linz

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 47 Citations 7,192 100
12085 World 5151 National
Hideki Takahashi

Hideki Takahashi

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 47 Citations 11,618 85
13176 World 5615 National
John E. Wilson

John E. Wilson

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 45 Citations 7,011 117
13490 World 5745 National
James R. Cole

James R. Cole

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 44 Citations 25,904 80
13918 World 5913 National
Carole A. Bolin

Carole A. Bolin

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 44 Citations 7,157 82
13920 World 5896 National
Danny J. Schnell

Danny J. Schnell

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 44 Citations 7,472 76
13923 World 5899 National
Katherine W. Osteryoung

Katherine W. Osteryoung

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 44 Citations 7,926 76
13971 World 5912 National
Kevin L. Childs

Kevin L. Childs

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 44 Citations 11,373 84
14537 World 6116 National
John L. Wang

John L. Wang

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 43 Citations 10,111 83
15453 World 6479 National
Guy L. Bush

Guy L. Bush

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 42 Citations 8,610 69
15798 World 6542 National
George M. Garrity

George M. Garrity

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 41 Citations 26,280 148
16480 World 6750 National
C. Peter Wolk

C. Peter Wolk

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 41 Citations 6,558 80
16655 World 6860 National
Norbert E. Kaminski

Norbert E. Kaminski

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 40 Citations 10,184 145
16704 World 6876 National
Robert S. Bandurski

Robert S. Bandurski

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 40 Citations 5,111 83
16751 World 6893 National
Scott M. Swinton

Scott M. Swinton

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 40 Citations 10,800 115
16760 World 6896 National
Timothy R. Zacharewski

Timothy R. Zacharewski

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 40 Citations 6,887 99
17235 World 7077 National
Frank B. Dazzo

Frank B. Dazzo

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 40 Citations 8,570 122
17505 World 7165 National
John E. Froehlich

John E. Froehlich

Michigan State University, United States
D-index 40 Citations 6,620 57

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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