15 July 2014

QBI laboratory head Professor Peter Visscher has been identified on the prestigious 2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list.

QBI laboratory head Professor Peter Visscher has been identified on the prestigious 2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers list.

The list identifies researchers ranked in the top 1 per cent by citation rate during 2002-2012, as indexed in the Web of Science.

Professor Visscher appears on the list in the category of Molecular Biology & Genetics, and said it was rewarding to be included.

“It’s gratifying to see the impact of our work quantified in such a way,” Professor Visscher said.

“When you publish a paper you always want to see it accepted and endorsed by the scientific community, so to be included on this list is very satisfying.”

Professor Visscher is one of five researchers from The University of Queensland to be included on the list.

Media: Darius Koreis, +61 7 3346 6353, d.koreis@uq.edu.au; Professor Peter Visscher, +61 7 3346 6348, peter.visscher@uq.edu.au.