The 2021 Highly Cited Researchers list includes scientists from around the world who rank in the top 1 percent of citations in their field over the prior decade. Compiled by Web of Science, the world’s largest publisher-neutral citation index, the end-of-year list features 14 foremost Scripps Research scientists. Of the 17 total spots landed by Scripps Research, Ian Wilson, DPhil, and Dennis Burton, PhD, are featured multiple times, having achieved the top 1 percent of citations in more than one field. Scripps Research is also represented by: Phil Baran, PhD, Vadim Cherezov, PhD, Benjamin Cravatt, PhD, Jean-Philippe Julien, PhD, Vsevolod Katritch, PhD, Jeong Hyun Lee, PhD, Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, James Paulson, PhD, William Schief, PhD, Robyn Stanfield, PhD, John Yates, PhD, and Jin-Quan Yu, PhD.
“We are thrilled to see so many of our Scripps Research colleagues named on this list, which is a mark of their pioneering discoveries over the past 10 years,” says Jamie Williamson, PhD, executive vice president of Research and Academic Affairs at the institute.