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Guy Plunkett

  • PhD
  • University of Wisconsin Madison
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I'm a bacteriologist who stumbled into genomics and bioinformatics when he wasn't looking, and found that he liked it. My expertise lies in the area of prokaryotic genomics, especially within the Enterobacteriaceae. I've been known to refer to myself as a “bioinformaticist without portfolio (or training).”

Recent publications

  • DNA Sequence and Analysis of 136 Kilobases of the Escherichia coli Genome: Organizational Symmetry around the Origin of Replication

    • Burland V
    • Plunkett III G
    • Daniels D
    • et al.
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  • Maturation Events Leading to Transfer RNA and Ribosomal RNA

    • Mazzara G
    • Plunkett G
    • McClain W
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Professional experience

University of Wisconsin at Madison


Ph.D. (Bacteriology)

University of Wisconsin at Madison

September 1975 - December 1988(13 years)

B.S. (Life Science)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

September 1971 - May 1975(4 years)

Co-authors (209)

  • George Mayhew
  • Mark Pitman
  • Rick Stevens
  • Jonathan Eisen