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personal data approved: 2017. VI. 08.
Personal data
name György Pósfai
year of birth 1956
name of institution
doctoral school
PTE Doctoral School of Biology and Sportbiology (Academic staff member)
SzTE Doctoral School of Biology (Announcer of research topic)
the share of work in the different doctoral schools. PTE Doctoral School of Biology and Sportbiology 16%
SzTE Doctoral School of Biology 84%
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  

completed course requirement, without degree or degree granting in process:
Gábor Draskovits (PhD) 2014/08  USz-DSB
Viktor Vernyik (PhD) 2016/08  USz-DSB
  Thesis topic proposals
Research
research area microbial genomics, synthetic biology
research field in which current research is conducted biology
Publications
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: 9
language: English
DOI 
2014

Nyerges A, Csorgo B, Nagy I, Latinovics D, Szamecz B, Posfai G, Pal C: Conditional DNA repair mutants enable highly precise genome engineering., NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH 42: (8) Paper e62. 10 p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 11
language: English
URL 
2014

Pal C, Papp B, Posfai G: The dawn of evolutionary genome engineering, NATURE REVIEWS GENETICS 15: (7) pp. 504-512.
type of document: Journal paper/Review paper
number of independent citations: 20
language: English
URL 
2013

Lazar V, Pal Singh G, Spohn R, Nagy I, Horvath B, Hrtyan M, Busa-Fekete R, Bogos B, Mehi O, Csorgo B, Posfai G, Fekete G, Szappanos B, Kegl B, Papp B, Pal C: Bacterial evolution of antibiotic hypersensitivity., MOLECULAR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY 9: 12 p. Paper 700.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 14.099
language: English
DOI 
2012

Csorgo B, Feher T, Timar E, Blattner FR, Posfai G: Low-mutation-rate, reduced-genome Escherichia coli: an improved host for faithful maintenance of engineered genetic constructs, MICROBIAL CELL FACTORIES 11: Paper 11. 13 p.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 18
language: English
Full text 
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: 301
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: 139
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: 134
language: English
Full text 
1997

POSFAI G, KOOB MD, KIRKPATRICK HA, BLATTNER FR: Versatile insertion plasmids for targeted genome manipulations in bacteria:isolation, deletion, and rescue of the pathogenicity island LEE of the Escherichia coli O157:H7 genome., JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY 179: pp. 4426-4428.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 142
language: English
1989

POSFAI J, BHAGWAT AS, POSFAI G, ROBERTS RJ: Predictive motifs derived from cytozin methyltransferase., NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH 17: pp. 2421-2435.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
number of independent citations: 413
language: English
DOI 
Number of independent citations to these publications:1187 
Scientometric data
list of publications and citations
number of scientific publications that meet accreditation criteria:
40
number of scientific publications:
43
monographs and professional books:
0
monographs/books in which chapters/sections were contributed:
2 
number of independent citations to scientific publications and creative works:
3633

 
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