Richard Lenski
#3056 Overall Influence

Richard Lenski

American evolutionary biologist

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Richard Eimer Lenski is an American evolutionary biologist, a MacArthur "genius" fellow, a Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University, and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Lenski is best known for his still ongoing -year-old long-term E. coli evolution experiment, which has been instrumental in understanding the core processes of evolution, including mutation rates, clonal interference, antibiotic resistance, the evolution of novel traits, and speciation. He is also well known for his pioneering work in studying evolution digitally using self-replicating organisms called Avida.

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University of California, Irvine
University of California, Irvine

Public research university in Irvine, California, United States

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Dartmouth College
Dartmouth College

University and liberal arts college in Hanover, New Hampshire, United States

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Public research university in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

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Oberlin College
Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Public university in Massachusetts, USA

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Michigan State University
Michigan State University

Public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, United States

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#253 World Rank #89 USA Rank
Biology