citation classics

a fun way to pass lockdown time is perusing these little nuggets, where an author of the highly cited work gives personal background and opinion about the work itself

http://garfield.library.upenn.edu/classics.html

After only a few quick glances, I found Pat O’Farrell’s work about 2-D protein gel electrophoresis… a person very important to me because of a fleeting interaction we had in which he told me to stick with Stavros Lomvardas during my first year of grad school at UCSF when i was trying to decide where to go. Amazing… i had no idea what he had been researching so many years ago, and that it has been cited a bajillion times

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