• 5632 Citations
1984 …2023
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Research 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

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Pennsylvania State University

… → 1983

Research interests

  • DNA Recombination
  • DNA Repair
  • Genetics: Microbial
  • Genomics
  • Infectious Diseases: Bacteria
  • Inflammation
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Microbiology

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Neisseria gonorrhoeae Medicine & Life Sciences
Fimbriae Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Antigenic Variation Medicine & Life Sciences
Neisseria Medicine & Life Sciences
DNA Medicine & Life Sciences
Genetic Recombination Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
Neisseria meningitidis Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2003 2023

Fimbriae Proteins
Antigenic Variation
Gene Conversion
Bacterial Chromosomes
Conversion Disorder
Decapodiformes
Biofilms
Publications
Communication
Genes
Fimbriae Proteins
Peptidoglycan
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Peptide Hydrolases
Neisseria

Research Output 1984 2019

  • 5632 Citations
  • 122 Article
  • 8 Review article
  • 6 Comment/debate
  • 2 Short survey

A double-strand break does not promote Neisseria gonorrhoeae pilin antigenic variation

Prister, L. L., Xu, J. & Seifert, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of bacteriology. 201, 13, e00256-19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fimbriae Proteins
Antigenic Variation
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
G-Quadruplexes
Genetic Suppression

Anti-psychotic drugs block meningococcal virulence

Seifert, H., Jun 1 2019, In : Nature Microbiology. 4, 6, p. 906-907 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neisseria meningitidis
Virulence Factors
Virulence
Schizophrenia
Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 Citations (Scopus)

Location, Location, Location—Commensalism, Damage and Evolution of the Pathogenic Neisseria

Seifert, H., Jul 26 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 431, 16, p. 3010-3014 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Neisseria
Inflammation
Neisseria meningitidis
Virulence
Mouth
4 Citations (Scopus)

Above and beyond Watson and Crick: Guanine Quadruplex Structures and Microbes

Seifert, H., Sep 8 2018, In : Annual Review of Microbiology. 72, p. 49-69 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

G-Quadruplexes
Molecular Medicine
Nucleic Acid Conformation
Viral Structures
Eukaryota
2 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of pilin antigenic variation in neisseria meningitidis by next-generation sequencing

Xu, J. & Seifert, H., Nov 1 2018, In : Journal of bacteriology. 200, 22, e0046518.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fimbriae Proteins
Antigenic Variation
Neisseria meningitidis
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Genetic Recombination