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|Dr. Robert J. Lefkowitz, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at Duke University,
talks about his highly cited work. Dr. Lefkowitz is currently the top-ranked scientist in the field of Biology & Biochemistry in the
Essential Science Indicators Web product, with 136 papers cited a total of 13,861 times in the past 10
|Dr. Martin Chalfie of Columbia University
discusses his highly cited work. Dr. Chalfie is the lead author of the paper "Green fluorescent protein as a marker for gene expression"
(Science 263: 802-5, 11 February 1994), which is among the 20 most-cited papers in the field of Molecular Biology & Genetics over the past decade, with 1,793 total citations to date...
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