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Marcelle Nascimento, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Marcelle NascimentoDepartment of Restorative Dental Sciences

Division of Operative Dentistry

Assistant Professor

Dental Science Building, Rm D9-5
P.O. Box 100415 
Gainesville, FL 32610-0424
Phone: 352-273-5858
Email: mnascimento@dental.ufl.edu

Education

  • Postdoctoral (2005–2007): Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., USA.
  • Ph.D. in Cariology (2002–2005): School of Dentistry of Piracicaba , University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • M.S. in Cariology (2000–2002): School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • D.D.S.(1996–2000): School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

Professional Experience

2007–present
Assistant Professor
Department of Operative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., USA
2006–2007
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Operative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., USA
2005–2007
Post-Doctoral Associate
Department of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla., USA
2004–2005
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil

Publications

Monographs
  • Nascimento, M.M. Physiologic and genetic characterization of Streptococcus sobrinus. 2005. School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • Nascimento, M.M. Clinical and microbiological aspects of root caries. 2002. School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
Referred Publications
  • Nascimento M.M.; Gordan, V.A.; Qvist V.; Bader, J.D.; Rindal D.B.; Williams O.D.; Gewartowski, D.; Fellows J.L.; Litaker, M.S.; Gilbert G.H., for the DPBRN Collaborative Group. Restoration of noncarious tooth defects by dentists in The Dental Practice-Based Research Network. JADA, Dec 2011; 142(12):1368-75.
  • Burne, R.A.; Zeng, L.; Ahn, S.; Palmer, S.; Yaling, L.; Lefebure, T.; Stanhope, M.; Nascimento, M.M. Progress Dissecting the Oral Microbiome in Caries andHealth.  Adv Dent Res; 2012 accepted., 2012; accepted.
  • Nascimento, M.M.; Hofling, J.F.; Gonçalves, R.B. Streptococcus mutans genotypes isolated from root and coronal caries. Caries Research, 2004; Sep-Oct, v. 38(5): 454- 63.
  • Nascimento, M.M.; Lemos, J.A.; Abranches, J.; Gonçalves, R.B.; Burne, R.A. The adaptive acid tolerance response of Streptococcus sobrinus. J. Bacteriol., 2004; Oct, v.186 (19): 6383-90.
  • Lemos, J.A.; Lin, V.K.; Nascimento, M.M.; Abranches, J.; Burne, R.A. Three gene products govern (p)ppGpp production by Streptococcus mutans. Mol Microbiol. 2007 Sep; 65(6):1568-81.
  • Nascimento, M.M.; Lemos, J.A.; Abranches J.; Lin V.K.; Burne, R.A. Role of RelA of Streptococcus mutans in global control of gene expression. J Bacteriol. 2008 Jan; 190(1):28-36.
  • Abranches, J.; Nascimento, M.M.; Zeng, L.; Browngardt, C.M.; Wen, Z.T.; Rivera, M.F.; Burne, R.A. CcpA regulates central metabolism and virulence gene expression in Streptococcus mutans. J Bacteriol. 2008 Apr; 190(7):2340-9. Epub 2008 Jan 25.
  • Lemos J.A.; Nascimento, M.M.; Lin V.K.; Abranches J.; Burne R.A. Global regulation by (p)ppGpp and CodY in Streptococcus mutans. J Bacteriol. 2008 Aug; 190(15):5291-9. Epub 2008 Jun 6.
  • Griswold A.R.; Nascimento, M.M.; Burne R.A. Distribution, regulation and role of the agmatine deiminase system in mutans streptococci. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2009 Feb; 24(1):79-82.
  • Nascimento, M.M.; Gordan, V.A.; Garvan, C.W.; Browngardt, C.; Burne, R.A. Correlations of Oral Bacteria Arginine and Urea Catabolism with Caries Experience. Oral Microbiol. Immun. 2009 Apr; 24(2):89-95.
  • Burne, R.A.; Ahn, S.; Wen, Z. T.; Zeng, L.; Lemos, J.A.; Abranches, J.; Nascimento, M.M.Opportunities for disrupting cariogenic biofilms. Advances in Dental Research. 2009 in Burne RA, Ahn SJ, Wen ZT, Zeng L, Lemos JA, Abranches J, Nascimento M. Adv Dent Res. 2009;21(1):17-20. Epub 2009 Jul 31.
  • Nascimento, M.M.; Gordan, V.A.; Mjor I.A.; Qvist V.; Litaker, M.S.; Williams O.D.; Rindal D.B.; Fellows J.L.; Ritchie, L.K. Jr.; McClelland, J.; Gilbert G.H., for the DPBRN Collaborative Group. Reasons for Placement of Restorations on Previously Unrestored Tooth Surfaces by Dental PBRN Dentists. JADA. 2010 Apr; 141(4):441-8.
  • Toro, E.; Nascimento, M.M.; Suarez-Perez E.; Burne R.A.; Elias-Boneta A.; Morou-Bermudez. E. The effect of sucrose on plaque and saliva urease levels in vivo. Arch Oral Biol. 2010; 55:249-54.
  • Nascimento, M.M.; Bader, J.D.; Qvist V.; Litaker, M.S.; Williams O.D.; Rindal D.B.; Gilbert G.H.; Gordan, V.A., for the DPBRN Collaborative Group. Concordance between pre-operative and post-operative assessments of primary caries lesion depth: results from The Dental PBRN. J. Oper Dent. 2010; 35(4):389-96.

Contracts & Grants

Funded
NIH/NIDCR—DE021789: 2012-2016
“Functional Amyloid Formation in Streptococcus mutans
Role: Investigator
Foundation for Research Support of São Paulo State (FAPESP—Brazil): 2002–2004
Doctoral fellowship—”Physiologic and genetic characterization of Streptococcus sobrinus.”
Role: Principal Investigator
Foundation for Research Support of São Paulo State (FAPESP—Brazil): 2003
Postgraduate exchange fellowship”The adaptive acid tolerance response of Streptococcus sobrinus.”
Role: Principal Investigator
Foundation for Research Support of São Paulo State (FAPESP—Brazil): 2000–2002
Master fellowship—”Clinical and microbiological aspects of root caries.”
Role: Principal Investigator
Foundation for Research Support of São Paulo State (FAPESP—Brazil): 1999–2000
Undergraduate research fellowship—”Quantitative analysis of microlinkage in posterior teeth restored with composite using different insertions techniques.”
Role: Principal Investigator
National Institute of Research (CNPq—Brazil): 1996–1998
Undergraduate research fellowship—University of Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
“Morphological study of the Tropidurus torquatus specie tooth structure.”
Role: Principal Investigator
NIH/ NIDCR – U01-DE 16746 and U01-DE 16747: 2007-2009
“DPBRN: Reasons for placement of the first restoration”
Role: Investigator
NIH/ NIDCR – R21 DE018392: 2008–2009
“Alkali production in human plaque and saliva as predictor of caries risk”
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
NIH/NIDCR – DE10362: 2010–present
“Molecular Biology of Oral Alkali Generation”
Role: Co-Investigator
Colgate-Palmolive – 077168 Nascimento: 2009–present
“The Microbiology of Caries Resistance”
Role: Principal Investigator