Web of Science Awards 2017

A research fellow from the Center for Algorithmic Biotechnology, Alexey Gurevich, has been honored with the Web of Science Award 2017 for his work on SPAdes, QUAST and Dereplicator projects. This annual award is presented to honor Russian individual researchers and organisations in various fields of study that have the largest number of highly cited publications in Web of Science Core Collection in the preceding year. See more details in St. Petersburg State University press release (in Russian).

This is the second award of this kind granted to the members of the Center. Back in 2015 Dr. Alla Lapidus (Deputy director of the Center for Algorithmic Biotechnology) was honored with the Elsevier Scopus Award 2015 for her outstanding achievement in the field of Biology. This award recognizes the contributions made by Russian researchers to the global scientific landscape and is based on the publication and citation data drawn from Elsevier’s Scopus.