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Three faculty named 2019 Highly Cited Researchers Three faculty named 2019 Highly Cited Researchers November 21, 2019

The Highly Cited Researchers list, compiled by Clarivate Analytics, includes scientists who have been most cited by peers over the past decade. In 2019, fewer than 0.1% of the world's researchers have earned this exclusive distinction.

[LINK] New report says Howe and He among most highly cited researchers [LINK] New report says Howe and He among most highly cited researchers December 17, 2018

For the fifth year in a row, the faculty members have been recognized in the Highly Cited Researchers List, an annual compilation of the global leaders in scientific influence by Clarivate Analytics.

Gregg Howe earns University Distinguished Professor title Gregg Howe earns University Distinguished Professor title July 7, 2017

Howe is among ten MSU faculty named University Distinguished Professors in recognition of their achievements in the classroom, laboratory, and community.

Sheng Yang He reappointed as a Howard Hughes HHMI Investigator Sheng Yang He re-appointed as a Howard Hughes HHMI Investigator May 9, 2017

A Howard Hughes Medical Institute – Gordon Betty Moore Foundation investigator since 2011, He has been reappointed as an HHMI investigator for a second term.

Sheng Yang He and Gregg Howe named 2017 Highly Cited Researchers

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For the third year in a row, Sheng Yang He and Gregg Howe have been named Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Analytics (formerly done by Thomson Reuters).

According to Clarivate Analytics, this distinction is for, "research that ranks among the top 1% most cited works in [their] fields and during [their] year of publication, earning the mark of exceptional impact... for [their] dedication and focus to expanding the sphere of human knowledge." 

Dr. Howe's research focuses on how plants protect themselves from pests and herbivores, while Dr. He's focus is on plant defense against pathogens.

This acknowledgement continues a good year for both researchers.

Dr. Howe was recently named University Distinguished Professor, while Dr. He was re-appointed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator earlier this year.

View the Highly Cited Researchers list here.

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