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Four BGI Researchers Listed as Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers
Publish Date: 2014-06-27

On June 18, 2014, Thomson Reuters released its analysis of "The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014," listing the world's most influential researchers, also known as the Highly Cited Researchers in science. Huanming Yang, Jian Wang, Jun Wang and Yingrui Li were listed in the category of molecular biology & genetics. They were also the only four Chinese researchers listed in the category.

Highly Cited Researchers presents more than 3,000 authors in 21 main fields of science and the social sciences. According to the report, these named have earned their distinction by publishing the highest number of articles that rank among those most frequently cited by fellow researchers. They were determined by analyzing at citation data over the last 11 years to identify those who published the highest impact work (2002—2012).

Thomson Reuters also includes the annual ScienceWatch selection of “Hottest Researchers,” determined by the number of Hot Papers published over the preceding two years. In the latest selection, based on Hot Papers tracked according to citations accrued during 2013, genomics is the notably hot field, bringing 12 of the 17 featured scientists to the list.

Influential Minds: Presenting Highly Cited Researchers

http://sciencewatch.com/grr/presenting-highly-cited-researchers

Highly Cited Researchers Listing

http://highlycited.com/