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Thomas O. McDonald Scientific Symposium UW Center for Urban Horticulture, 7/8/2012. “ Sharkbait , the Scientist”. Presenter Disclosure: Relationships to Tom McDonald. What type of work did Tom do?.

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Thomas O. McDonald Scientific Symposium

UW Center for Urban Horticulture, 7/8/2012

“Sharkbait, the Scientist”


Presenter Disclosure:Relationships to Tom McDonald


What type of work did Tom do?

  • Histochemistry: Use of chemical stains to identify cells and proteins in tissues (e.g., Movat’s stain).

Cells=Red, Elastin=Black, Proteoglycans=Blue, Collagen=Yellow

  • Immunohistochemistry: Use of antibodies to identify specific cells and proteins in tissues.


Journal of Clinical Investigation—1993VCAM-1 in Atherosclerotic Plaques

VCAM-1 (black)

Smooth muscle cells (red)

VCAM-1 (black)

Citations: 497

Smooth muscle cells (red)

VCAM-1 (black)

Macrophages (red)

VCAM-1 (black)


Nature Immunology—2012:Netrin-1 in Atherosclerosis

Citations: 1/Month


What Do Others Think of TOM’s Work?# of Publications vs. Frequency of Citation

Publications by Year

Citations by Year

F***ing

Cancer

HS Physics

Teacher

Source: Web of Science®, accessed 7/6/2012


Tom the Scientist:“By the Numbers”

Source: Web of Science®, accessed 7/6/2012


Tom “Working” in Costa Rica


almost

Colleagues were always happy to see Tom!

^


Tom the Scientist:SUMMARY

  • Truly gifted Histochemist/Immunohistochemist

  • Scientifically Rigorous

  • Innovative

  • National Reputation

  • Master Teacher


“Strange how one person can saturate a room with vitality, with excitement.”

  • John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley


Sunset on Point Lobos from Carmel, CA


Tom’s Overall Impact:h-index

  • Tom’s h-index [?]: 20

  • h-index: “An h-index of 20 means there are 20 items that have 20 citations or more. This metric is useful because it discounts the disproportionate weight of highly cited papers or papers that have not yet been cited.”


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