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The Department of Periodontics Enjoys Success at Research Day 2017

Drs. Andrew Brodsky, Douglas Dixon and Mikhail Garibov at Research Day 2017.

Drs. Andrew Brodsky, Douglas Dixon and Mikhail Garibov at Research Day 2017.

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017 the Department of Periodontics was well represented at the School of Dentistry Research Day 2017 poster session with residents Andrew Brodsky, Mikhail Garibov, Alex Ko and Yu (Ruby) Lwo, as well as PhD candidates Shatha Bamashmous and Nutthapong (Tom) Kantrong (both in Dr. Rich Darveau’s lab), and SURF student Sesha Hanson-Drury (in Dr. Jeff McLean’s lab). You can read all of their abstracts in the official Research Day program here.

Drs. Douglas Dixon and Yu (Ruby) Lwo in front of Dr. Lwo's poster at Research Day 2017.

Drs. Douglas Dixon and Yu (Ruby) Lwo in front of Dr. Lwo’s poster at Research Day 2017.

We are proud to report that Dr. Tom Kantrong took first place in the Graduate Student Research Competition for his presentation entitled, Bacterial Internalization and Non-Canonical Toll-like Receptor 4(TLR4) are Required for Chemokine Ligand-8 (CXCL-8) Response by Oral Epithelial Cells.”   

Dr. Mikhail Garibov received third place for his presentation “Collagen Post-Translational Features are Conserved in Periodontal Ligament.”

In the Dental Student Research Competition, Sesha Hanson-Drury took third place for her presentation “Draft Genome Sequence of Tannerella forsythia Clinical Isolate 9610.”

Congratulations to all of our winners and participants!

 

 

Research Day 2015

The Department of Periodontics was well-represented at this year’s School of Dentistry Research Day, held on September 25th, 2015. During the Oral Session, Dr. Jeffrey McLean gave a presentation on “Disrupting Microbial Social Networking #Epic.Oral.Fail”.

In the Poster Session that followed, Mikhail Garibov gave a presentation on “Post-translational Collagen Synthesis in Human and Murine Periodontal Ligament Tissue”, while Alex Ko and Ruby Lwo presented on “Characterization of Mucosal Associated Invariant T (MAIT) Cells in the Oral Mucosa”.

Dr. Doug Dixon, Dr. Mikhail Garibov, Dr. Tracy Popowics stand in front of their research poster

Left to right: Dr. Douglas Dixon, Dr. Mikhail Garibov, Dr. Tracy Popowics. Drs. Dixon and Popowics were Co-PIs on the project.

Dr. Jeffrey McLean, Dr. Alex Ko, Dr. Ruby Lwo and Dr. Douglas Dixo stand in front of their research poster. Drs. Dixon and McLean were Co-PIs on the poster.

Left to right: Dr. Jeffrey McLean, Dr. Alex Ko, Dr. Ruby Lwo and Dr. Douglas Dixon. Drs. Dixon and McLean were Co-PIs on the poster.