Michael Bruce Eisen (born April 13, 1967) is an American biologist. He is an Investigator and Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development at University of California, Berkeley. [1 ]
Education [ edit ]
Eisen completed his PhD at
Harvard College under the supervision of Don Craig Wiley while studying Influenza A virus Proteins. [2 ]
Research [ edit ]
His academic research
[3 ] [4 ] focuses on the [5 ] evolution of gene regulation. [6 ] [7 ]
Open Access advocacy [ edit ]
Throughout his career he has been an advocate for "
open science", which is the free release of the material and intellectual product of scientific research. He is a leading advocate of open access scientific publishing, [8 ] [9 ] and is co-Founder of [10 ] Public Library of Science (PLOS). He serves on the PLOS board, the Academic Steering & Advocacy Committee of Open Library of Humanities, and is an adviser to [11 ] Science Commons. His brother Jonathan Eisen is also a biologist.
In 2012 Eisen began protesting against the
Research Works Act as part of his appeal to promote open access to information. [12 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Michael B. Eisen, PhD". Howard Hughes Medical Institute . Retrieved 23 September 2013.
^ Eisen, Michael Bruce (1996). (PhD thesis). Harvard University. Structural Studies of Influenza A Virus Proteins
^ List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
^ List of publications from Google Scholar
^ List of publications from the DBLP Bibliography Server
^ Eisen, M.; Spellman, P.; Brown, P.; Botstein, D. (1998). "Cluster analysis and display of genome-wide expression patterns". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 95 (25): 14863–14868. doi: 10.1073/pnas.95.25.14863. PMC 24541. PMID 9843981.
^ Alizadeh, A. A.; Eisen, M. B.; Davis, R. E.; Ma, C.; Lossos, I. S.; Rosenwald, A.; Boldrick, J. C.; Sabet, H.; Tran, T.; Yu, X.; Powell, J. I.; Yang, L.; Marti, G. E.; Moore, T.; Hudson Jr, J.; Lu, L.; Lewis, D. B.; Tibshirani, R.; Sherlock, G.; Chan, W. C.; Greiner, T. C.; Weisenburger, D. D.; Armitage, J. O.; Warnke, R.; Levy, R.; Wilson, W.; Grever, M. R.; Byrd, J. C.; Botstein, D.; Brown, P. O. (2000). "Distinct types of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma identified by gene expression profiling". Nature 403 (6769): 503–511. doi: 10.1038/35000501. PMID 10676951.
^ Eisen, Michael (9 October 2003). "Publish and be praised". Guardian . Retrieved 23 September 2013.
^ Brown, P. O.; Eisen, M. B.; Varmus, H. E. (2003). "Why PLoS Became a Publisher". PLoS Biology 1: 1. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0000036.
^ http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/12.04/rave_pr.html 2004 Wired Magazine Rave Awards "For cracking the spine of the science cartel"
^ Howard, Jennifer (29 January 2013). "Project Aims to Bring PLoS-Style Openness to the Humanities". The Chronicle of Higher Education . Retrieved 19 November 2013.
^ Dobbs, David (6 January 2012). "Congress Considers Paywalling Science You Already Paid For". wired.com . Retrieved 12 February 2012.