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Seth J. Perlman, MD

Instructor, Neurology
Division of Pediatric Neurology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Neurology
Pediatric Epilepsy

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Tic disorders, white matter disease, leukodystrophy, epilepsy

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6120
Fax: 314-454-2523

Education

Education

Neurology Residency: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2009
MD: Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 2006
Residency: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2008
Pediatric Residency: St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO 2011

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Genetics and Genomics of an Unusual Selfish Sex Ratio Distortion in an Insect.
Hamilton PT, Hodson CN, Curtis CI, Perlman SJ
Curr Biol. 2018 Dec 3; 28(23)3864-3870.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.10.035.

PMID:
    30449670
    [PubMed - in process]
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The role of defensive symbionts in host-parasite coevolution.
Vorburger C, Perlman SJ
Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc. 2018 Nov; 93(4)1747-1764. doi: 10.1111/brv.12417.

PMID:
    29663622
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evolution and Diversity of Inherited Spiroplasma Symbionts in Myrmica Ants.
Ballinger MJ, Moore LD, Perlman SJ
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018 Feb 15; 84(4)pii: e02299-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02299-17.

PMID:
    29196290
    [PubMed - in process]
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An exceptional family: Ophiocordyceps-allied fungus dominates the microbiome of soft scale insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccidae).
Gomez-Polo P, Ballinger MJ, Lalzar M, Malik A, Ben-Dov Y, Mozes-Daube N, Perlman SJ, Iasur-Kruh L, Chiel E
Mol Ecol. 2017 Oct; 26(20)5855-5868. doi: 10.1111/mec.14332.

PMID:
    28833928
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Generality of toxins in defensive symbiosis: Ribosome-inactivating proteins and defense against parasitic wasps in Drosophila.
Ballinger MJ, Perlman SJ
PLoS Pathog. 2017 Jul; 13(7)e1006431. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006431.

PMID:
    28683136
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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X chromosome drive in a widespread Palearctic woodland fly, Drosophila testacea.
Keais GL, Hanson MA, Gowen BE, Perlman SJ
J Evol Biol. 2017 Jun; 30(6)1185-1194. doi: 10.1111/jeb.13089.

PMID:
    28402000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Olfactory Preferences of the Parasitic Nematode Howardula aoronymphium and its Insect Host Drosophila falleni.
Cevallos JA, Okubo RP, Perlman SJ, Hallem EA
J Chem Ecol. 2017 Apr; 43(4)362-373. doi: 10.1007/s10886-017-0834-z.

PMID:
    28315996
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Paternal Genome Elimination in <i>Liposcelis</i> Booklice (Insecta: Psocodea).
Hodson CN, Hamilton PT, Dilworth D, Nelson CJ, Curtis CI, Perlman SJ
Genetics. 2017 Jun; 206(2)1091-1100. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.199786.

PMID:
    28292917
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immune genes and divergent antimicrobial peptides in flies of the subgenus Drosophila.
Hanson MA, Hamilton PT, Perlman SJ
BMC Evol Biol. 2016 Oct 24; 16(1)228.

PMID:
    27776480
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bacterial associates of Hyalesthes obsoletus (Hemiptera: Cixiidae), the insect vector of bois noir disease, with a focus on cultivable bacteria.
Iasur-Kruh L, Naor V, Zahavi T, Ballinger MJ, Sharon R, Robinson WE, Perlman SJ, Zchori-Fein E
Res Microbiol. 2017 Jan; 168(1)94-101. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2016.08.005.

PMID:
    27602526
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transcriptome analysis provides insight into venom evolution in a seed-parasitic wasp, Megastigmus spermotrophus.
Paulson AR, Le CH, Dickson JC, Ehlting J, von Aderkas P, Perlman SJ
Insect Mol Biol. 2016 Oct; 25(5)604-16. doi: 10.1111/imb.12247.

PMID:
    27286234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genome Evolution and Nitrogen Fixation in Bacterial Ectosymbionts of a Protist Inhabiting Wood-Feeding Cockroaches.
Tai V, Carpenter KJ, Weber PK, Nalepa CA, Perlman SJ, Keeling PJ
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016 Aug 1; 82(15)4682-4695. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00611-16.

PMID:
    27235430
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dissecting the interface between apicomplexan parasite and host cell: Insights from a divergent AMA-RON2 pair.
Parker ML, Penarete-Vargas DM, Hamilton PT, Guérin A, Dubey JP, Perlman SJ, Spano F, Lebrun M, Boulanger MJ
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 12; 113(2)398-403. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1515898113.

PMID:
    26712012
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A ribosome-inactivating protein in a Drosophila defensive symbiont.
Hamilton PT, Peng F, Boulanger MJ, Perlman SJ
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 12; 113(2)350-5. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1518648113.

PMID:
    26712000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Infection Dynamics and Immune Response in a Newly Described Drosophila-Trypanosomatid Association.
Hamilton PT, Votýpka J, Dostálová A, Yurchenko V, Bird NH, Lukeš J, Lemaitre B, Perlman SJ
MBio. 2015 Sep 15; 6(5)e01356-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01356-15.

PMID:
    26374124
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Morphological and molecular characterization of a sexually reproducing colony of the booklouse Liposcelis bostrychophila (Psocodea: Liposcelididae) found in Arizona.
Yang Q, Kučerová Z, Perlman SJ, Opit GP, Mockford EL, Behar A, Robinson WE, Stejskal V, Li Z, Shao R
Sci Rep. 2015 May 27; 510429. doi: 10.1038/srep10429.

PMID:
    26013922
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Maternal transmission, sex ratio distortion, and mitochondria.
Perlman SJ, Hodson CN, Hamilton PT, Opit GP, Gowen BE
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Aug 18; 112(33)10162-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1421391112.

PMID:
    25870270
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of host phylogeny varies in shaping microbial diversity in the hindguts of lower termites.
Tai V, James ER, Nalepa CA, Scheffrahn RH, Perlman SJ, Keeling PJ
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 81(3)1059-70. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02945-14.

PMID:
    25452280
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bacterial associates of seed-parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera: Megastigmus).
Paulson AR, von Aderkas P, Perlman SJ
BMC Microbiol. 2014 Sep 25; 14224. doi: 10.1186/s12866-014-0224-4.

PMID:
    25286971
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Microbial associates of the vine mealybug Planococcus ficus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) under different rearing conditions.
Iasur-Kruh L, Taha-Salaime L, Robinson WE, Sharon R, Droby S, Perlman SJ, Zchori-Fein E
Microb Ecol. 2015 Jan; 69(1)204-14. doi: 10.1007/s00248-014-0478-2.

PMID:
    25135816
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

General pediatric neurology