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this interview, Dr.
John M. Coffin discusses his highly cited
paper, "HIV population dynamics in vivo—implications
for genetic variation, pathogenesis, and
therapy," (Science 267: 483-9,
27 January 1995). According to the ISI
Essential Science Indicators
Web product, this paper is currently ranked at #12
among Microbiology papers published in the past
decade. Dr. Coffin’s record in this field
includes 18 papers cited 1,013 times to date. Dr. Coffin is a Distinguished Professor and American Cancer Society Research Professor at Tufts University, as well as the Director of the HIV Drug Resistance Program at the National Cancer
|In a recent analysis for in-cites,
Hoffman of Vanderbilt University had the highest percent increase in
total citations in the field of Economics & Business. Her most-cited papers were done in
collaboration with Professor Tom
Novak, and deal with the concept of
the Internet as a consumer environment. In this interview, Hoffman and Novak discuss their highly cited, groundbreaking
Orthopaedics and Related Research has
4,687 papers cited a total of 9,097 times to date
in this field. In this essay, Editor-in-Chief Dr.
Richard Brand discusses this achievement as well
as the history of the journal...
visited The Swiss Federal Institute of
Technology (better known as ETH Zurich),
and its new satellite campus ETH Hönggerberg, on
the outskirts of Zurich, to interview some of the
lead authors of the highly cited papers
responsible for the institution’s citation
status in Molecular Biology & Genetics...
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last 20 years, based on papers published and cited in
Thomson ISI-indexed journals between 1983 and 2002.
100 Most-Cited Scientists in:
& Biochemistry, Chemistry,
& Business, Immunology,
Biology & Genetics, Neuroscience,
(updated Sept. 2003).
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