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personal data approved: 2021. IV. 09.
Personal data
name György Pósfai
name of institution
doctoral school
SzTE Doctoral School of Biology (Academic staff member)
accreditation statement submitted to: University of Szeged
Contact details
E-mail address posfaigybrc.hu
phone number +36 62 599-778
own web page
Academic title
scientific degree, title Ph.D.
year degree was obtained 1989
discipline to which degree belongs biology
institution granting the degree József Attila Tudományegyetem (to be translated)
scientific degree, title DSc
year degree was obtained 2004
discipline to which degree belongs
institution granting the degree HAS
Employment
1981 - MTA SZBK Biokémiai Intézet (research institute, not university)
scientific consultant
Thesis topic supervisor
number of doctoral students supervised until now 6
number of students who fulfilled course requirements 3
students who obtained their degrees:
Bálint Csörgő PhD 2012  USz-DSB
Kinga Umenhoffer PhD 2010  USz-DSB
Tamás Fehér PhD 2006  USz-DSB
Kolishnychenko Vitaly PhD 2002  

  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area microbial genomics, synthetic biology
research field in which current research is conducted biology
Publications
2020

Vernyik Viktor, Karcagi Ildiko, Timar Edit, Nagy Istvan, Gyorkei Adam, Papp Balazs, Gyorfy Zsuzsanna, Posfai Gyorgy: Exploring the fitness benefits of genome reduction in Escherichia coli by a selection-driven approach, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS 10: (1) 7345
type of document: Journal paper/Article
language: English
URL 
2018

Lipinszki Zoltan, Vernyik Viktor, Farago Nora, Sari Tobias, Puskas Laszlo G, Blattner Frederick R, Posfai Gyorgy, Gyorfy Zsuzsanna: Enhancing the Translational Capacity of E. coli by Resolving the Codon Bias., ACS SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY 7: (11) pp. 2656-2664.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 4
language: English
URL 
2017

Umenhoffer K, Draskovits G, Nyerges A, Karcagi I, Bogos B, Timar E, Csorgo B, Herczeg R, Nagy I, Feher T, Pal C, Posfai G: Genome-Wide Abolishment of Mobile Genetic Elements Using Genome Shuffling and CRISPR/Cas-Assisted MAGE Allows the Efficient Stabilization of a Bacterial Chassis., ACS SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY 6: (8) pp. 1471-1483.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 22
language: English
URL 
2016

Karcagi I, Draskovits G, Umenhoffer K, Fekete G, Kovacs K, Mehi O, Baliko G, Szappanos B, Gyorfy Z, Feher T, Bogos B, Blattner FR, Pal C, Posfai G, Papp B: Indispensability of Horizontally Transferred Genes and Its Impact on Bacterial Genome Streamlining, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 33: (5) pp. 1257-1269.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 27
language: English
URL 
2016

Nyerges A, Csorgo B, Nagy I, Balint B, Bihari P, Lazar V, Apjok G, Umenhoffer K, Bogos B, Posfai G, Pal C: A highly precise and portable genome engineering method allows comparison of mutational effects across bacterial species, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 113: (9) pp. 2502-2507.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 48
language: English
URL 
2015

Gyorfy Z, Draskovits G, Vernyik V, Blattner FR, Gaal T, Posfai G: Engineered ribosomal RNA operon copy-number variants of E. coli reveal the evolutionary trade-offs shaping rRNA operon number, NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH 43: (3) pp. 1783-1794.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 35
language: English
URL 
2006

Posfai G, Plunkett G, Feher T, Frisch D, Keil GM, Umenhoffer K, Kolisnychenko V, Stahl B, Sharma SS, de Arruda M, Burland V, Harcum SW, Blattner FR: Emergent properties of reduced-genome Escherichia coli, SCIENCE 312: pp. 1044-1046.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 393
language: English
URL 
2002

KOLISNYCHENKO V, PLUNKETT G, HERRING CD, FEHÉR T, POSFAI J, BLATTNER FR, POSFAI G: Engineering a reduced Escherichia coli genome, GENOME RESEARCH 12: pp. 640-647.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 161
language: English
URL 
2001

PERNA NT, PLUNKETT G, BURLAND V, MAU B, GLASNER JD, ROSE DJ, MAYHEW GF, EVANS PS, GREGOR J, KIRKPATRICK HA, POSFAI G, HACKETT J, KLINK S, BOUTIN A, SHAO Y, MILLER L, GROTBECK EJ, DAVIS NW, LIMK A, DIMALANTA ET, POTAMOUSIS KD, APODACA J, ANATHARAMAN TS, LIN JY, YEN G, SCHWARTZ DC, WELCH RA, BLATTNER FR: Genome sequence of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli 0157 : H7, NATURE 409: pp. 529-533.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 1470
language: English
URL 
1999

POSFAI G, KOLISNYCHENKO V, BERECZKI Z, BLATTNER FR: Markerless gene replacement in Escherichia coli stimulated by a double-strand break in the chromosome, NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH 27: pp. 4409-4415.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 160
language: English
URL 
Number of independent citations to these publications:2320 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
45
number of scientific publications:
45
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
2 
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
4064

 
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