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American Society for Microbiology

Editor’s Pick

Virulence of the Pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis Is Controlled by the CRISPR-Cas Protein Cas3 was the American Society for Microbiology’s “Editor’s Pick.”

American Society for Microbiology

Congratulations to

Chelsea Kopp

Congratulations to UFCD student Chelsea Kopp, DMD Class of 2023, for her award at IADR 2020.

Chelsea Kopp IADR Award



Behind the Paper

Dr. Jorge Frias-Lopez was featured on NaturePortfolio’s Microbiology Community website with a contributing piece: ‘How bacteria respond to human stress.’

Behind the Paper Nature Research Microbiology Community



Featured in

Genome Medicine

‘Defining functional signatures of dysbiosis in periodontitis progression’ was a Genome Medicine Research Highlight and in the Faculty 1,000

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UF College of Dentistry Release

Frias-Lopez Studies the Ecology of the Human Microbiome

According to the Human Microbiome Project, in the body of a healthy adult, microbial cells are estimated to outnumber human cells 10 to one. This makes human microbiome a research field of high importance, and one that Dr. Jorge Frias-Lopez specializes in.

oral microbiome