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AD Williams Projects 2014-2015

June 10, 2014

“Identifying therapeutic targets for combating human papillomavirus (HPV) positive head and neck cancer”

Dr Morgan immorgan@vcu.edu

 

 “Novel biodegradable cell delivery device for periodontal regeneration”

Dr Lin  zlin@vcu.edu

 

 “Characterization of the role of microbial nucleic acid sensing in periodontitis and genetic and epigenetic susceptibility for periodontal inflammation.”

The on-going projects include clinical, in vivo (mice models of periodontitis) and in vitro studies.

Dr Sahingur ssahingur@vcu.edu

 

 “Examination of  mechanisms by which oral streptococci cause a heart infection called endocarditis.”

Student projects will involve microbiological assays on genetically engineered bacterial strains and/or molecular biological procedures, such as PCR and construction of recombinant bacterial strains.

Dr Kitten tkitten@vcu.edu

 

“Evaluating different methods of bonding composite resin to amalgam.”

“Evaluating different bonding agents for the SonicFil, a bulk filled composite resin.”

Dr Imbery taimbery@vcu.edu

 

“Molecular mechanism of limb regeneration in an amphibian model.”

“The role of Wnt signaling in stem cell response to dental implant surfaces.”

“Effect of micro/nano structures on immune cells.”

“Effect of Emdogain in macrophage polarization.”

Dr Olivares-Navarrete ronavarrete@vcu.edu (School of Engineering)

 

 

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