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personal data approved: 2016. VIII. 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
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 area microbial genomics, synthetic biology
research field in which current research is conducted biology

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) p. e62.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 8.808*
number of independent citations: 2
language: English

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
impact factor: 39.794*
language: English

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

Feher T, Bogos B, Mehi O, Fekete G, Csorgo B, Kovacs K, Posfai G, Papp B, Hurst LD, Pal C: Competition between Transposable Elements and Mutator Genes in Bacteria, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION 29: (10) pp. 3153-3159.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 10.353
number of independent citations: 3
language: English

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: p. &. 13 p. Paper 11.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.306
number of independent citations: 6
language: English
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Durfee T, Nelson R, Baldwin S, Plunkett G, Burland V, Mau B, Petrosino JF, Qin X, Muzny DM, Ayele M, Gibbs RA, Csorgo B, Posfai G, Weinstock GM, Blattner FR: The complete genome sequence of Escherichia coli DH10B: Insights into the biology of a laboratory workhorse, JOURNAL OF BACTERIOLOGY 190: (7) pp. 2597-2606.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 3.636
number of independent citations: 93
language: English
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Feher T, Papp B, Pal C, Posfai G: Systematic Genome Reductions: Theoretical And Experimental Approaches, CHEMICAL REVIEWS 107: (8) pp. 3498-3513.
type of document: Journal paper/Article
impact factor: 22.757
number of independent citations: 13
language: English
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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
impact factor: 30.028
number of independent citations: 191
language: English

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
impact factor: 9.863
number of independent citations: 101
language: English

POSFAI G (SZBK), 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
impact factor: 5.748
number of independent citations: 86
language: English
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Number of independent citations to these publications:495 
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