Research


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  • Mentored Student Research Opportunities

    Every student is encouraged to participate in research. There are opportunities for a variety of research interests, from dental materials to oral health disparities.

    Recent Faculty/student Research Collaborations

    Modification and Characterization of Anodized Titanium for Dental and Orthopedic Implants

    • Faculty mentors - Amol Janorkar, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Materials Science; Michael Roach, PhD,  Assistant Professor, Biomedical Materials Science; Scott Williamson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Materials Science
    • Student - Jiman Nelson (D2)

    3D Spheroid Models for Functional Evaluation of Endothelial Cell Differentiation

    • Faculty mentor - Amol Janorkar, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Materials Science
    • Student - Kendra Clark (D2)

    Upper Airway Volumetric Analysis Utilizing Dolphin Imaging

    • Faculty mentor - Ron Caloss, DDS, MD, Associate Professor & Chair, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery & Pathology; Jason Griggs, PhD, Professor and Chair, Biomedical Materials Sciences
    • Students - Joseph Collins (D4); Ronald Young (D2)

    Spheroid Model for Functional Osteogenic Evaluation of Human Adipose Derived Stem Cells

    • Faculty mentor - Amol Janorkar, PhD, Associate Professor, Biomedical Materials Sciences
    • Student - Patrick Bierdeman (D1)