Research Awards – May and June 2018

Congratulations to the following UF College of Dentistry researchers who received funding for projects in May and June 2018:


RouletDr. Jean-Francois Roulet

UF Department of Restorative Dental Sciences

Project: Contribution for biomaterial research

Amount: $4,000

From: Ultradent

LeeKyulim Lee

UFCD DMD/PhD student

Project: Investigation of the probiotic mechanisms of action of Streptococcus A12

Amount: $42,457 for first year

Award: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship (F30DE028184)


LemosDr. Jose Lemos, Principal InvestigatorAbranches
Dr. Jaqueline Abranches, Co-Investigator

UF Department of Oral Biology

Project: Regulatory nucleotides of enterococcus faecalis

Award: $419,375 for two years


TothDr. Zsolt Toth, Principal InvestigatorPapp

Dr. Bernadette Papp, Co-Investigator

UF Department of Oral Biology

Project: Viral and host strategies for regulation of KSHV infection

Award: $1.9 million for five years

NIH/NIAID (R01AI132554)

Frias Lopez

Dr. Jorge Frias-Lopez

UF Department of Oral Biology

Project: Training on data analysis methodologies for human and bacterial transcriptomics

Award: $4,000 for one year



CaudleDr. Robert Caudle, Principal InvestigatorNeubert

UF Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. John Neubert, Co-Investigator

UF Department of Orthodontics

Project: Low dose naltrexone for treating chronic pain

Award: $19,367 for one year

UF College of Dentistry seed grant

UFCD Office of Research

This information is provided by the UF College of Dentistry Office of Research. For more information about these and other research awards at the college, visit the awards and sponsored funding area of the UFCD Office of Research website. Current and archived editions of the Office of Research newsletters can be found here.