Current Students and Residents

2009 Pacific Student Research Day Competition

First Place Award

Brinda Kansagra (with co-authors George Kohout and Karen A. Schulze)
Shear Bond Strength (SBS) Between Glass-Ionomer Cement and Composite Resin Restorative Materials

Second Place Award

Cassidy Lavorini-Doyle (with co-authors Senait Gebremedhin, Krystyna Konopka and Nejat Düzgüneş)
Intracellular Fate of Non-Viral Vectors in Oral Cancer Cells

Third Place Award

Raja Shah (with co-authors Beau Ulrich, Craig Andresen and Leigh Anderson)
Effects of Gender on Vascular Responses to Sympathetic Stimulation in the Submandibular Gland

Second Year Student Research Competition

ADA/Dentsply Award


Brent DeLong (with co-authors Chris Galea, Kiri Herchold, Robinson Sabino da Silva and Leigh Anderson)
Effects of Type II Diabetes on Vascular Reactivity in the Rat Submandibular Gland

Hinman Symposium Award

Andrew Jang (with co-authors Ryan Choi, Stuart Gansky, Grayson W. Marshall and Sunita P. Ho)
Load and Age Related Changes in Human Cementum

Hinman Symposium Award

Scott Ngai (with co-authors Karen A. Schulze, Ai Streaker and Marc Geissberger)
Fracture Strength of Teeth Restored with Different Designed Post and Core Systems

AADR Meeting Award

Megan White ( with co-authors Andrew Ho, Andrew Jand, Katerina Polosukhina and Stefan Highsmith)
Inhibition of Streptococcus mutans Growth with Carifree Treatment Rinse

AADR Meeting Award

Grace Lim (with co-authors Senait Gebremedhin, Jason Ouellette, Ilya Ulasov, Maciej Lesniak, Krystyna Konopka and Nejat Düzgüneş)
Gene Delivery to Oral Squamous Carcinoma Cells by Adenoviral Vectors: Enhancement by Cationic Liposomes and Modified Viral Fiber Proteins