Highly Cited Researchers

The 2016 HCR list represents some of the world’s most influential minds as determined by a citation analysis of Web of Science data. The 2017 HCR list is currently under review and will be released in November. If you need to validate your affiliation information on the 2017 list, or are doing so on behalf of a HCR at your institution, please contact us at highlycited@clarivate.com.


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First name NOSORT Last name NOSORT Category NOSORT Primary Affiliation NOSORT Secondary Affiliations ASC
Juan J Nieto Mathematics Univ Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Elizabeth A Ainsworth Plant & Animal Science USDA (US Dept Agr), USA
Xiaohui Liu Engineering Brunel Univ, UK
Andres Metspalu Molecular Biology & Genetics Univ Tartu, Estonia
Shouheng Sun Chemistry Brown Univ, USA
Ann Olincy Psychiatry/Psychology Univ Colorado Denver, USA
Leslie M Shaw Neuroscience & Behavior Univ Penn, USA
Margaret M Mayfield Environment/Ecology Univ Queensland, Australia
Laurence R Meyer Biology & Biochemistry Google Inc, USA
Paola Vitaglione Agricultural Sciences Univ Naples Federico II, Italy


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