November 19, 2020

Christoph Bock among the world's most highly-cited scientists in 2020

CeMM PI Christoph Bock (© Klaus Pichler / CeMM)

Every year the “Highly Cited Researchers” list provided by Clarivate Analytics recognizes the most influential researchers with highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citation in different scientific fields. This year 39 researchers in the list are working in Austria. Among them, CeMM PI Christoph Bock, who has been included in the cross-field category, highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of his work.

Christoph  Bock  joined  CeMM  as  Principal  Investigator  in  2012.  He  pursues  interdisciplinary  research aimed at understanding the epigenetic and gene-regulatory basis of cancer, and advancing precision medicine with genomics technology. His research group combines experimental biology (high-throughput  sequencing,  epigenetics,  CRISPR  screening,  synthetic  biology)  with  computer  science (bioinformatics, machine learning, artificial intelligence). He is also a guest professor at the Medical University of Vienna, scientific coordinator of the Biomedical Sequencing Facility (BSF) at CeMM, and key researcher at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases. He  coordinates  the EU  Horizon  2020 HCA|Organoid project  on  the  single-cell  analysis  of  human  organoids  as  a  contribution to the Human Cell Atlas.

Congratulations to Christoph for being among the world’s most highly-cited scientists in 2020!

Check the full list of "Highly Cited Researchers" here.