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Education/Academic qualification

Physics, PhD, Boston University

… → 1996

Physics, MS, University of Lisbon

Physics, BS, University of Lisbon

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scaling Physics & Astronomy
economics Physics & Astronomy
Fluctuations Mathematics
exponents Physics & Astronomy
Scaling Mathematics
Economics Mathematics
Statistical Physics Mathematics
Universality Mathematics

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Grants 2004 2023

Pneumonia
Microbiota
Biomarkers
Fungal DNA
RNA

Research Output 1993 2019

Large-scale analysis of micro-level citation patterns reveals nuanced selection criteria

Poncela-Casasnovas, J., Gerlach, M., Aguirre, N. & Amaral, L. A. N., Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Human Behaviour.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Patient Selection
Publications
Library Science
Bibliometrics
History

A novel framework for evaluating the performance of codon usage bias metrics

Liu, S. S., Hockenberry, A. J., Jewett, M. C. & Amaral, L. A. N., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 15, 138, 20170667.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Codon
Standardization
Genes
Protein folding
DNA sequences
4 Citations (Scopus)

A robust data-driven approach identifies four personality types across four large data sets

Gerlach, M., Farb, B., Revelle, W. R. & Amaral, L. A. N., Oct 1 2018, In : Nature Human Behaviour. 2, 10, p. 735-742 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Personality
Datasets
Sample Size
Cluster Analysis
2 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity of translation initiation mechanisms across bacterial species is driven by environmental conditions and growth demands

Hockenberry, A. J., Stern, A. J., Amaral, L. A. N. & Jewett, M. C., Jan 1 2018, In : Molecular biology and evolution. 35, 3, p. 582-592 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

translation (genetics)
environmental conditions
environmental factors
gene
Growth
8 Citations (Scopus)

Large-scale investigation of the reasons why potentially important genes are ignored

Stoeger, T., Gerlach, M., Morimoto, R. I. & Amaral, L. A. N., Sep 1 2018, In : PLoS biology. 16, 9, e2006643.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genes
genes
National Institutes of Health
Knowledge Bases
biomedical research