• 5841 Citations
1984 …2023

Research output per year

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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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  • Research Output

    • 5841 Citations
    • 124 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. & Steven Seifert, H., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of bacteriology. 201, 13, e00256-19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

  • Gonorrhoea

    Unemo, M., Seifert, H. S., Hook, E. W., Hawkes, S., Ndowa, F. & Dillon, J. A. R., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature Reviews Disease Primers. 5, 1, 79.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 5 Scopus citations

    PacBio amplicon sequencing method to measure pilin antigenic variation frequencies of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

    Ozer, E. A., Prister, L. L., Yin, S., Ward, B. H., Ivanov, S. & Seifert, H. S., Jan 1 2019, In : mSphere. 4, 5, e00562-19.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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