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2017 Research News & Events


Jennifer Robinson, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
"Estrogen's Effects on Fibrocartilage Growth and Homeostasis: An Important Signaling Molecule for Musculoskeletal and Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration and Maintenance."
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
12:00-1:00 pm

Xi Chen, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor
Preventive & Community Dentistry
UI College of Dentistry
"Assessment of Oral Health Related Function in Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment"
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
12:00-1:00 pm
Galagan 14A DSB

James F. Martin, MD, PhD
Vivian L. Smith Professor
Department of Molecular Phsiology & Biophysics
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
"Hippo Signaling in Development and Regeneration"
Monday, March 6, 2017
1:00 pm
1289 CBRB (Kelch Conference Room)

Fei Liu, DDS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics
University of Michigan School of Dentistry -- Ann Arbor
"The Mechanism of Increased Craniofacial Bone Formation in a Mouse Model of Tuberous Sclerosis"
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
12:00-1:00 pm
Galagan 14A DSB

Xiaofang Wang, MS, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M School of Dentistry -- Dallas
"Novel Insights of Extracellular Matrix in Bone and Tooth -- The FAM20 Kinases"
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
12:00-1:00 pm
Galagan 14B DSB