Robert A Burne

Robert A Burne

Associate Dean For Research

Department: DN-ORAL BIOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-8847
Business Email: rburne@dental.ufl.edu

About Robert A Burne

Robert Burne, Ph.D. received his Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology from the University of Rochester where he served on faculty from 1990 to 2001 before joining UF in 2001 as professor and chair of the Department of Oral Biology. Burne is an internationally-respected researcher and educator who has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers on the genetics, physiology and virulence of bacteria. He has served on numerous editorial boards and NIH study sections, is PI/co-PI on three NIH R01 awards, and is the program director for an NIDCR-funded Institutional Pre- and Post-doctoral Training Program. He received the Hatton Award and Distinguished Scientist Award from the International Association for Dental Research; the Wallace O. Fenn and the Alumni Achievement Awards from the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry; and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Publications

2018 Journal of Bacteriology
2017 Applied and Environmental Microbiology
2014 Molecular oral microbiology
2009 Advances in Dental Research
2008 Applied and Environmental Microbiology
2005 Current Issues in Molecular Biology
2004 Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Grants

Sep 2020 ACTIVE
Arginine metabolism in periodontal health and diseases
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Project Manager
Sep 2018 – Sep 2019
Ecological Consequences of Cell-Cell Signaling on Interbacterial Competition
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Mentor
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Oral Microbiomes and Dental Caries in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Population
CLEMSON UNIV · Principal Investigator
Aug 2018 – Aug 2020
Investigation of the probiotic mechanisms of action of Streptococcus A12
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Mentor
Jul 2018 ACTIVE
Gene Regulation and Physiology of Streptococcus mutans
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Principal Investigator
Apr 2017 ACTIVE
OoR CTSI Institutional Matching Support
UF DIV OF SPONSORED RES MATCHING FUNDS · Project Manager
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
Comprehensive Training Program in Oral Biology
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Project Manager
Jul 2016 ACTIVE
Comprehensive Training Program in Oral Biology
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR ·
Mar 2016 ACTIVE
Probiotics that moderate PH and antagonize pathogens to promote oral health
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Principal Investigator
Nov 2015 – Nov 2017
The Metabolomics of Oral Biofilms exposed to Arginine an
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO · Project Manager
Nov 2015 ACTIVE
Miscellaneous Donors
MISCELLANEOUS DONORS · Project Manager
Jul 2015 ACTIVE
Genetics and Physiology of Oral Biofilms
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Principal Investigator
Aug 2014 – Aug 2017
Effects of arginine on virulence-related properties of c
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO · Principal Investigator
Dec 2013 – Aug 2020
Environmental regulation of gene expression dissected by microfluidics
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Project Manager
May 2013 – Jul 2018
Gene Regulation and Physiology of Streptococcus mutans
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Principal Investigator
Jul 2011 – Dec 2016
Comprehensive Training Program in Oral Biology
NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCR · Principal Investigator
Jul 2011 – Jun 2016
R90-Comprehensive Training Program in Oral Biology
NATL INST OF HLTH · Principal Investigator
Jul 2007 – Aug 2016
Clinical and Translational Science Institute
UF RESEARCH FOU · Project Manager

Patents

Published January 2007
Recombinant Alkalinizing Bacteria
#US-2007-0212311-A1
Issued November 2015
Methods for Predicting and Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
#9,176,135
Published January 2017
Probiotic Arginolytic Oral Compositions and Methods of Making and Using Probiotic Arginolytic Oral Compositions (CIP of 13295)
#US-2017-0136074-A1
Issued May 2017
Probiotic Arginolytic Oral Compositions and Methods of Making and Using Probiotic Arginolytic Oral Compositions
#9,655,839

Contact Details

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Business:
(352) 273-8847
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