February 7, 2020

36th Annual Research Day: Tuesday, March 3

The college's 36th annual Research Day event showcases research conducted by dental and dental hygiene students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and residents. An array of oral and poster presentations will offer a comprehensive perspective on the college's many research initiatives. The event also features a distinguished lecturer from among the world's leading oral health researchers.

Date: Tuesday, March 3
Time: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Reception & Awards Presentation: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Postle Hall

Distinguished Lecturer: This year's distinguished lecturer is Ophir D. Klein, MD, PhD. He is a Professor of Orofacial Sciences and Pediatrics in the College of Medicine; Chair of the Division of Craniofacial Anomalies; Larry L. Hillblom Distinguished Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies; and the Charles J. Epstein Professor of Human Genetics at the University of California at San Francisco.  

Dr. Klein's research on craniofacial and dental development is funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and he is currently involved in two projects: "Enamel Atlas: Systems-level Amelogenesis Tools at Multiple Scales" and "Cellular and Molecular Control of Tooth Morphogenesis." His distinguished lecture is titled "Development, Renewal, and Plasticity of Oral and DentalTissues."

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