Their goal is to increase understanding of CRISPR gene function, and how they contribute to bacterial fitness, virulence and immune response.
Gibson and Davey are investigating how a group of lipid molecules participate in periodontal health and disease.
The program delivers an extensive breadth and depth of training to basic and clinician scientists in areas designated as high priority by the NIDCR.
Natalie Ateyo and Seung Jin "James" Jang are both pursuing a dual degree as DMD/PhD students.
Dr. Jaqueline Abranches, Dr. Yenisel Cruz-Almeida, Dr. Luiz Gonzaga and Dr. Ana Dias Ribeiro were honored by the University of Florida.
His focus is on developing new methods for data analysis from various “-omics” platforms, and performing research to develop and apply computational bioinformatics and biostatistics to manage high throughput data.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science is recognizing Fellows as part of its five-year anniversary.
Burne is stepping down after 10 years; Gordan appointed interim associate dean for research.
On July 1, Sabarathnam Balu, Ph.D., joined the UF Department of Oral Biology as research assistant scientist in the laboratory of Robert Burne, Ph.D., where he was working as a postdoctoral associate since March 2017. Previously, Balu was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from July 2015 to February 2017.
UFCD has several projects focused on understanding, diagnosing and reducing the effects of COVID-19 on our society.