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Dr. Bob Mau PDF Print E-mail

Sr. Scientist



Staff Scientist

425G Henry Mall Suite 4476
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Phone: 608-890-0172
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Curriculum Vitae

Degrees and Training 

  • 1996: Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
  • 1977: M.A. in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin - Madison.
  • 1973: B.A . Lawrence University, Appleton, WI.

Areas of Interest:

  • Comparative Genomics of Pathogenic Bacteria
  • Horizontal Gene Transfer/ Genome Evolution
  • Phylogenetic Inference based on Whole Genomes
  • Markov chain Monte Carlo: Theory and Practice

Publications of some note

  • Mau, B., Glasner, J. D., Darling, A. E., Perna, N. T., Genome-wide detection and analysis of homologous recombination among sequenced strains of Escherichia coli, Genome Biology 7(5):R44, 2006.
  • Woditschka S, Haag JD, Waller JL, Monson DM, Hitt AA, Brose HL, Hu R, Zheng Y, Watson PA, Kim K, Lindstrom MJ, Mau B, Steele VE, Lubet RA, Gould MN. Neu-induced retroviral rat mammary carcinogenesis: a novel chemoprevention model for both hormonally responsive and nonresponsive mammary carcinomas. Cancer Research 66(13):6884-91. 2006 Jul
  • Mau, B., Darling, A. E., Perna, N. T., Identifying evolutionarily conserved segments among multiple divergent and rearranged genomes , Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics Vol 3388, 72-84, Springer-Verlag 2005
  • Darling, A. E., Mau, B., Blattner, F. R., Perna, N. T., Mauve: multiple alignment of conserved genomic sequence with rearrangements, Genome Research 14(7):1393-403 Jul 2004.
  • Perna, N.T., Plunkett, G. III, Burland, V., Mau, B., Genome sequence of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7, Nature, Vol 409, p.529-533 Jan 25, 2001.
  • Mau, B., Discussion in "Inference in Molecular Population Genetics" by Stephens, M. and Donnelly, P. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 2000.
  • Mau, B., Newton, M.A., and Larget, B. Bayesian Phylogenetic Inference via Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods. Biometrics 55(1): March 1999.
  • Blattner, F. R., Plunkett, G., Perna, N.T., Burland, V., Riley, M., Collado-Vides, J., Glasner, J., Rode, C. K., Mayhew, G. F., Davis, N. D., Kirkpatrick, H. A., Goeden, M. A., Rose, D. J., Mau, B., and Shao, Y. The Complete Genome Sequence of Escherichia coli. Science Vol. 277, Sept.5, 1997.
  • Mau, B. and Newton, M.A. Phylogenetic Inference on Dendograms using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods. Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics. Vol. 6, No. 1, March 1997.


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