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You can find here any research or news article I have published. It is provided full citation statistics for any research publication according to many different research databases. You can also find my Doctoral thesis, patents, and News and Views papers on my research. I am Review Editor in genetic systems and circuit design of Frontiers in Synthetic Biology and also Guest Editor of Special Issue "New Approaches in Antimicrobial Drug Discovery and Design" of the journal Antibiotics with impact factor 5.22.

Our recent paper is an editors' choice of the American Chemical Society! editors' choice of the American Chemical Society

Our recent paper is among the most popular in the ACS Synthetic Biology! Our recent paper is among the most popular in the ACS Synthetic Biology!

Recently, the research in the Robert Penchovsky laboratory was supported by a grant DN13/14/20.12.2017, completed with 20 publications with IF of 84 points and Q1-4 of 274 points entitled "Design and experimental validation of chimeric antisense oligonucleotides as antibacterial agents" and is currently supported by a grant KP-06-H31/18/13.12.2019 entitled "Engineering functional nucleic acids for synthetic control of gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes" awarded by the Bulgarian National Science Fund (BNSF). You can see a presentation of the results of the first half of the project DN13/14/20.12.2017 (in Bulgarian only). Our research was noticed and commented in high impact factor journals such as Nature Biotechnology, Nature Methods, ACS Synthetic Biology, and RSC Chemistry World.

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Citation statistics of my scientific publications: over 1050 citations;

Impact Factor: over 210 points; H-index: 15 points; I10-index: 20

My current citations according to GoogleScholar are 1056 indexing 59 publications and can be seen here. Since 2018, my scientific publications have been cited 523 times. The citations include research, reviews, and news and views articles, book chapters, patents, and Ph.D. theses. Currently, my H-index is equal to 15 points while my I10-index has 20 points according to ScholarGoogle. Since 2018, my H-index has 14 points and my I10-index has also 16 points .

I am a leading author (the first or the last author) of 97% of my publications and the corresponding author(*) of 92% of them! Moreover, 87% of all publications have not more than 3 co-authors and 11.4% of them have 4 or 5 co-authors. Only one publication has more than 5 co-authors (1.6%), namely 7. Since my assistant professorship position in 2010, I have published 14 papers of various types as a solid author and 38 papers only with my current or former master or doctoral students as co-authors. A list of 998 citations of my publications without self-citations till the end of 28.04.2023 can be seen here. I have an Impact Factor (IF) of 216.7 points (see the slide show below).

My current citations according to ResearchGate   are 921 points and H-index of 15 points indexing 65 publications, and according to Scopus   are 758 citations with H-index of 14 points indexing 41 publications. My research has 24 highly influential citations and overall 843 citations with a H-index of 14 points on SemanticScholar indexing 49 publications.

You can also follow my research on PubMed includes 24 publications, WoS includes 31 publications with H-index of 12 and 589 citations, NACID includes 101 publications, Mendeley includes 55 publications, Frontiers, and Academia, and ORCID includes 65 publications .

Robert's research keywords: ribozymes, riboswitches, bioinformatics, biosensors, microfluidics, DNA/RNA computing, RNA synthetic biology, and rational drug design.

My publications and 3 News and Views papers! on my research,
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