Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
H Steven  Seifert, PhD

H Steven Seifert, PhD

John Edward Porter Professor of Biomedical Research

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

Focus of Work


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


Education and Certification

  • PhD: Pennsylvania State University, Molecular Biology (1983)


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