For this article, Steve Bunk interviewed David Botstein, chairman, department of genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, and Michael B. Eisen, scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and assistant adjunct professor of genetics and development, University of California, Berkeley. Data from the Web of Science (ISI, Philadelphia) show that Hot Papers are cited 50 to 100 times more often than the average paper of the same type and age.

M.B. Eisen, P.T. Spellman, P.O. Brown, D. Botstein, "Cluster analysis and display of genome-wide expression patterns," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 95:14863-8, December, 1998. (Cited in more than 195 papers)

V.R. Iyer, M.B. Eisen, D.T. Ross, G. Schuler, T. Moore, J.C. Lee, J.M. Trent, L.M. Staudt, J. Hudson Jr., M.S. Boguski, D. Lashkari, D. Shalon, D. Botstein, P.O. Brown, "The transcriptional program in the response of human fibroblasts to serum," Science,...

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