2018 Presentations

Presenter’s Name Abstract Title Author(s) Division Area of Interest
Natalie Atyeo Evaluation of tumor antigen neurotrimin (NTM) expression in oral cancer Atyeo N, Park YP, Wang D, Chan EKL DMD Basic Science Research
Yandy Gonzalez Marrero Single nucleotide polymorphisms influences treatment response of localized aggressive periodontitis Gonzalez Marrero Y, Harris T, Huang H, Wallace M, Shaddox L DMD Clinical Science Research
Megan Menashe Macrocolony evaluation of Streptococcus mutans strains with and without amyloid-forming proteins Menashe M, Besingi R, Brady J DMD Basic Science Research
Aria Sharma Essential viral protein RTA induces novel host regulators of KSHV lytic cycle in various human cell types Sharma A, Motlagh N, Elensi B, Smindak RJ, Jang SJ, Toth Z, Papp B DMD Basic Science Research
Kyulim Lee  Novel Insights into Interactions between Streptococcus A12 and Streptococcus mutans Lee K, Chakraborty B, Burne RA DMD Basic Science Research
Mahmoud Mona Differential roles of MIST1 and TCF3 in MSC transdifferentiation into salivary epithelial precursors Mona M, Miller R, Zaman R, Park YJ, Cha S DMD Basic Science Research
James Seung Jin Jang Role of the KSHV vIRFs in viral replication and pathogenesis Jang JSJ , Papp B, Toth Z DMD Basic Science Research
Miseanne Tang 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 effects on Inflammatory response In localized aggressive periodontitis Tang M, Harris T, Huang H, Hassan SF, Shaddox LM, Diamond G DMD Clinical Science Research
Geena Addison Valdes Pgf glycosylation affects competence and mutacin production in Streptococcus mutans Addison-Valdes G, Almeida-Freires I, Lemos J, Abranches J DMD Basic Science Research
Ioanna B. Borissova  The effects of marijuana smoke on orofacial pain sensitivity J.K. Neubert, E. L. Rohrs, B. Setlow, I.B. Borissova DMD Basic Science Research
Catherine Baitinger Advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) in saliva of patients with multiple myeloma Baitinger C, Katz J, Moreb J, Singer C, Caudle MR DMD Clinical Science Research
Blake Crosby The role of LPS and treatment on DNA methylation status of inflammatory genes in Localized Aggressive Periodontitiso Crosby B, Huang H, Aukhil I,   Shaddox L DMD Clinical Science Research
Giovanna V. Bermudez-Quiroz Phenotypic characterization of the ClpL Chaperone in Streptococcus mutans Bermudez-Quiroz G, Ganguly T, Lemos J DMD Basic Science Research
Victor Chan Investigating the Role of MreCD in Cell Elongation and Stress Survival in Streptococcus mutans Chan V, Shields RC, Burne RA DMD Basic Science Research
Jasbir Deol Upadhyaya Peripheral ameloblastoma: a study of 18 cases and utilization of Ber-EP4 immunohistochemistry to rule out a diagnosis of intraoral basal cell carcinoma Jasbir D, Upadhyaya BDS, Bhattacharyya I, Fitzpatrick SG, Cohen DM, Islam M MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Rachel C. Killam Evaluating assessment methods for periodontal disease in children and adolescents Killam R, Shaddox L, Treloar T MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Kira Santos Are periapical symptoms associated with maxillary mucositis? Santos K, Palacios S, Bakiri E, Pileggi R, Sibille KT, Natera-Fernandez M MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Sara Markovic 3D file systems – fact or fiction? Evaluation of the efficacy of novel 3D Instrumentation on Bacterial Reduction: a comparative study Markovic S, Natera M, Lemos J, Abranches J, Kajfasz J, Sharma A, Bakiri E, Wallet S, Pileggi R MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Francisco Gari Quantitative analysis of the antimicrobial efficacy of two rotary files Gari F, Natera-Fernandez M, Bakiri E, Abranches J, Lemos J, Wallet S, Pileggi R MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Steven B. Miller A comparative analysis of the adaptability of two different sealers Miller SB, Nguyen L, Natera-Fernandez M, Bakiri E, Sibille K, Pileggi R MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Desmond Foster Gingival crevicular fluid collection methods for protein biomarker analysis during tooth movement Foster DT, Rody Jr. WJ MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Nathan Horwitz Comparative analysis of single file rotary and reciprocating NiTi glide path systems Horwitz N, Patrick J, Pileggi R, Natera-Fernandez M MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Kenneth Gilbert Effects of expectations on the experience of orthodontic pain Gilbert KC, Jones S, Neubert J, Caudle R, Dolce C, McGorray S MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Abeer E Hakam Antidepressant using suppresses the osteogenic differentiation of osteoblasts-– an in vitro mechanism study to investigate the association of antidepressant usage with dental implant failure Hakam A, Mbadu M, Angary DA, Chang J MS / Resident Basic Science Research
Faraj Alotaiby Immunohistochemical expression of EZH2 in atypical papillary epithelial proliferations of the oral cavity: a potential marker for malignant transformation Alotaiby F, Fitzpatrick S, Islam M, Bhattacharyya I, Cohen D MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Rekha Reddy The expression of MAML2 gene rearrangement in cases of glandular odontogenic cysts and mucoepidermoid carcinomas with overlapping histologic features Reddy R, Davidova L, Islam MN, Bhattacharyya I, Cohen DM, Fitzpatrick SG MS / Resident Basic Science Research
Sukhi Guram Dental students readiness to administer an adolescent risk behavior questionnaire Guram S, Perez E, Mugayar LR, Horenstein B, Su-Yu L, Guram J MS / Resident Educational Research
Latoya S. Jones Association of candida albicans in early childhood caries (ECC) relapse Jones LS, Cline J, Acosta N, Adewumi A, Abranches J, Mugayar L MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Fred Silva Clinical, radiographic and histologic evaluation of tutoplast-derived allograft for dental alveolar ridge reservation Silva F, Lipton D, Tanello B, Duarte W, Neiva R MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Joshua Cline Associating Cnm Positive Streptococcus mutans with early childhood caries relapse Cline JA, Jones L, Adewumi A, Mugayar L,   Abranches J MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Demyana Azer Morphological changes of extracellular vesicles associated with treatment of 4T1 murine breast cancer cells with enoxacin and bis-enoxacin Azer D, Vracar T, Zuo J, Park J, Holliday SA, Holsey D, VonMoss L, Neubert JK,  Rody WJ, Jr, Chan EK, Holliday LS MS / Resident Basic Science Research
Abdulaziz M Banasser Odontogenic Myxoma: A 23-year retrospective series of 38 cases Banasser AM, Bhattacharyya I, Fitzpatrick SG, Cohen DM, Islam MN MS / Resident Clinical Science Research
Aravindraja Chairmandurai Predominant periodontal bacteria augments ischemic stroke outcomes Ahmad A, Chukkapalli S, Chairmandurai A, Kamat PK, Hernandez D, Jiron J, Aguirre JI, Dore S, Kesavalu L PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Theodore Harris P2RX7 functional variants in localized aggressive periodontitis Harris T, Gong Y, Huang H, Wallace M, Shaddox L PhD / Post-doc Clinical Science Research
Richard J Smindak KSHV single-stranded DNA-binding protein ORF6 limits lytic reactivation in primary effusion lymphoma cells Smindak RJ, Toth Z PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Patricia Lara Vasquez Identification of interactions among protein translocation machinery components of Streptococcus mutans Vasquez PL, Brady LJ PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Surabhi Mishra Structure – function relationship of membrane protein insertases, YidC1 and YidC2, in Streptococcus mutans  Mishra S, Crowley P, Palmer S, Walker-Riveros A, Datta S, Brady LJ PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Gavin J Golas  Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus exploits viral interferon regulatory factor 3 as a lytic factor for virus production from latency Golas G, Jang SJ, Alonso J, Papp B, Toth Z PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Ana L. Barran Berdon Developing abd optimizing methodoligies to differentiate Streptococcus mutans amy loids from monomers Barran-Berdon AL, Long JR, Brady LJ PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Danielle M. Vermilyea Citrullination of extracellular proteins by PPAD modulates Porphyromonas gingivalis biofilm Vermilyea DM, Ottenberg GK, Davey ME PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Heran Getachew The Intracellular Trafficking Mechanism of Porphyromonas gingivalis W83 in Human Coronary Artery Endothelial Cells Getachew H, Reyes L, Dunn W, Progulske-Fox A PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
S. John Calise IMP Dehydrogenase Forms Filaments during T cell Activation Ex Vivo and In Vivo Calise SJ, Abboud G, Zeumer-Spataro L, Morel L, Chan EKL PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
David C Brice LL-37 antiviral activity against KSHV infection of oral epithelial cells Brice DC, Toth Z, Diamond G PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Fernanda Rocha Targeted extracellular indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase modulates immune response and alveolar bone loss in vivo Rocha F, Delitto A, Bracho-Sanchez E, Aboumahboub T, Freeman S, Hudalla G, Keselowsky B, Wallet S PhD / Post-doc Basic Science Research
Kaushik Ragam The characterization of eight different light cure units using MARC rresin calibrator Roulet JF, Dulal A Faculty / Staff Clinical Science Research
Marcia Mbadu Antidepressants may induce osteoclastogenesis by activating NF-kappa B signaling pathway Mbadu M, Angary DA, Hakam A, Chang J Faculty / Staff Basic Science Research
Joyce C Morales Aparicio Isolation and characterization of extracellular membrane vesicles from Streptococcus mutans Morales-Aparicio J, Berdon AB, Jorgenson A, Wen ZT, Brady LJ Faculty / Staff Basic Science Research
Tamara Tavakoli The role of estrogen in the inflammatory profile of African-American female patients with localized aggressive periodontitis Tavakoli T, Campbell J, Huang H, Aukhil I, Shaddox L Faculty / Staff Clinical Science Research
Sarah L Meyer, MLS Precision paradigm: oral health Meyer S Faculty / Staff Educational Research
Matthew Godwin Phenotypic characterization of spontaneously arising mutants from repeated exposure to chlorhexidine in Streptococcus mutans Godwin M, Kaspar J, Burne RA Under-grad Basic Science Research