Best Places to Work 2010: Academia - Top 15 US Academic Institutions

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Rank Company Name No. Full-Time Life Science Researchers Federal Funding (in millions USD) Papers Published in the Life Sciences Citations per Paper*,**
1 Princeton University, Princeton 225*** $42.7 3,323 33.35
2 St. Judes Children's Hospital, Memphis 837 $66.5 4,493 26.98
3 Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids 127 $5.9 173 31.16
4 J. David Gladstone Institutes, San Francisco 330 $34.0 NA NA
5 The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore 172 $1.3 297 24.6
6 Trudeau Institute 39 $10.0 251 32
7 Children's Hospital Boston, Boston 1,191 $119.1 378 11.25
8 Calvin College 12 $2.0 NA NA
9 University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 304 $80.2 NA NA
10 Institute for Systems Biology 192 $27.0 612 76
11 Georgia Institute of Technology 350 $32.6 1,856 15.52
12 Vanderbilt University, Nashville 645 $370.0 14,335 24.64
13 Stanford University, Stanford 826 $338.7**** 24,571 30.6
14 Michigan State University, East Lansing 950 $240.0 10,869 14.83
15 University of Rochester, Rochester 1,352 $194.6 10,371 21.66

* From ISI Web of Knowledge Essential Science Indicators, which covers the period Jan 1,2000 to February 28,2010. ** Includes papers in Agricultural Sciences, Biology/Biochemistry, Clinical Medicine, Environment/Ecology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Neuroscience/Behavior, Pharmacology/Toxicology, and Plant & Animal Science. *** Only researchers who received federal funding for life science research were counted. **** Figures are for the medical school only.

Best Places to Work 2010: Academia - Top 10 International Academic Institutions

Rank Company Name No. Full-Time Life Science Researchers Federal Funding (in millions USD) Papers Published in the Life Sciences Citations per Paper*,**
1 The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia 1,303 $106.0 14,595 14.34
2 Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel 100 $4.0 11,873 15.29
3 University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom 650 $11.7 5,994 24.65
4 John Innes Centre, Norwich, United Kingdom 209 $33.8 1,999 32.9
5 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel 346 $70.5 9,914 16.34
6 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada 910 $210.0 14,917 15.32
7 INRA, Versilles, France 610 $82.9 NA NA
8 University of Nottingham, United Kingdom 883 $30.9 8,146 16.09
9 University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark 388 *** 16,515 15.65
10 Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada 220 $31.3 5,964 15.4

* From ISI Web of Knowledge Essential Science Indicators, which covers the period Jan 1,2000 to February 28,2010. ** Includes papers in Agricultural Sciences, Biology/Biochemistry, Clinical Medicine, Environment/Ecology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology/Genetics, Neuroscience/Behavior, Pharmacology/Toxicology, and Plant & Animal Science. *** declined to report information.

 
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