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RISING STARS

March 2008

Following the latest bimonthly update to Essential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Scientific, ScienceWatch.com has produced a listing of the scientists, institutions, countries, and journals that have achieved the highest percentage increase in total citations from the fourth bimonthly period of 2007 to the fifth bimonthly period of 2007—that is, from August 2007 to October 2007. These entities are singled out as Rising Stars in their respective fields.

The 22 scientists named as Rising Stars are listed below:

Scientist Field
HOPKINS, DL Agricultural Sciences
VANDERVLIET, A Biology & Biochemistry
CHIEFARI, J Chemistry
TSUJIMOTO, Y Clinical Medicine
HE, JH Computer Science
LAWRENCE, TB Economics & Business
HO, DWC Engineering
KROGH, PH Environment/Ecology
CHADWICK, OA Geosciences
LEWIS, MG Immunology
KIND, H Materials Science
CONSTANTIN, A Mathematics
ZHANG, Q Microbiology
TOUCHMAN, JW Molecular Biology & Genetics
XIAO, J Multidisciplinary
DEISSEROTH, K Neuroscience & Behavior
LEE, SY Pharmacology & Toxicology
BOCKRATH, M Physics
VANDEPEER, Y Plant & Animal Science
DEMLER, O Psychiatry/Psychology
ESTABROOKS, CA Social Sciences, general
TANIGUCHI, Y Space Science

 

The list of Rising Stars among institutions includes repeat honors for the Santa Fe Institute and Apache Point Observatory. The full list of institutions is as follows:

Institution Field
CHINA AGR UNIV Agricultural Sciences
UNIV LONDON Biology & Biochemistry
CSIRO Chemistry
CINCINNATI CHILDRENS HOSP Clinical Medicine
BIODESIGN INST Computer Science
FLORIDA STATE UNIV Economics & Business
FIRAT UNIV Engineering
SANTA FE INST Environment/Ecology
CHINA UNIV GEOSCI Geosciences
DANA FARBER CANC INST Immunology
UNIV CALIF BERKELEY Materials Science
UNIV ZURICH Mathematics
UNIV BORDEAUX 2 Microbiology
NIMH Molecular Biology & Genetics
CORNELL UNIV Multidisciplinary
ERASMUS MED CTR Neuroscience & Behavior
NATL UNIV SINGAPORE Pharmacology & Toxicology
ZHEJIANG UNIV Physics
GHENT UNIV Plant & Animal Science
MAYO CLIN & MAYO FDN Psychiatry/Psychology
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIV Social Sciences, general
APACHE POINT OBSERV Space Science

 

The 22 countries named as Rising Stars in their fields are given in the table below:

Country Field
TUNISIA Agricultural Sciences
NIGERIA Biology & Biochemistry
SERBIA MONTENEG Chemistry
IRAN Clinical Medicine
ALGERIA Computer Science
TUNISIA Economics & Business
PAKISTAN Engineering
ECUADOR Environment/Ecology
JORDAN Geosciences
IRAN Immunology
LEBANON Materials Science
PAKISTAN Mathematics
MALAYSIA Microbiology
IRAN Molecular Biology & Genetics
CHILE Multidisciplinary
JORDAN Neuroscience & Behavior
BANGLADESH Pharmacology & Toxicology
THAILAND Physics
ETHIOPIA Plant & Animal Science
TRINID & TOBAGO Psychiatry/Psychology
IRAN Social Sciences, general
NAMIBIA Space Science

 

In the table below, the journals achieving Rising Star status are given. Among the journals named as Rising Stars more than once are Astrobiology, Small, and the New Journal of Physics. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research was only recently named a New Entrant in the field of Agricultural Sciences, and it has already achieved Rising Star status.

Journal Field
MOL NUTR FOOD RES
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Agricultural Sciences
FEBS J Biology & Biochemistry
ACTA CRYSTALLOGR E-STRUCT REP Chemistry
ARTHRITIS RES THER Clinical Medicine
BRIEF BIOINFORM Computer Science
IND CORP CHANGE Economics & Business
SCIENCE Engineering
ANNU REV ECOL EVOL SYST Environment/Ecology
ACTA PETR SIN Geosciences
JAIDS Immunology
SMALL
Featured Journal Interview
Materials Science
BIOSTATISTICS Mathematics
NAT REV MICROBIOL Microbiology
CELL CYCLE
Featured Journal Interview
Molecular Biology & Genetics
J R SOC INTERFACE Multidisciplinary
NEUROIMAGE Neuroscience & Behavior
J PHARMACOL SCI Pharmacology & Toxicology
NEW J PHYS
Featured Journal Interview
Physics
JAVMA-J AM VET MED ASSOC Plant & Animal Science
J CLIN CHILD ADOLESC PSYCHOL Psychiatry/Psychology
BMC PUBLIC HEALTH Social Sciences, general
ASTROBIOLOGY
Featured Journal Interview
Space Science

For details on citation scores, papers, and time-series performance for these Rising Stars, see Essential Science Indicators.



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