Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

H Steven  Seifert, PhD

H Steven Seifert, PhD

John Edward Porter Professor of Biomedical Research

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology


Administrative office: 312-503-9788
Administrative office: 847-491-8485

Searle Building Room 3-402
320 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

h-seifert( at )

Education and Certification

PhD: Pennsylvania State University, Molecular Biology (1983)


Description of Interests

Neisseria gonorrhoeae, gonorrhea, Neisseria meningitidis, pilus, antigenic variation, recombination, DNA transformation, DNA replication, DNA repair, antioxidant functions, reactive oxygen species (ROS), neutrophil interactions. epithelium interactions

Interests (Keywords)

DNA Recombination; DNA Repair; Genetics: Microbial; Genomics; Infectious Diseases-bacteria; Inflammation; Microbial Pathogenesis; Microbiology

Research and Publications

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