Rejection is an unavoidable part of science, whether it’s funding for research or manuscripts submitted for publication. But few people showcase their setbacks like Nikolaus “Niko” Grigorieff, whose lab web site features a separate “rejection” section.
As a methods developer in structural biology, Grigorieff may be best known for pioneering a technique known as motion correction in cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). But the numbers tell a different story.
All together, his papers have been cited about 9,500 times, excluding self-citations. Compare that to the 45,000 downloads of rejection letters his web site logged as ...Find out More »