Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics
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


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Education and Certification

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


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