February 02, 2009
Two students from the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry's DDS Class of 2009, Julian Wilson and Jason Ouellette, have been named as finalists in the Dentsply/Caulk Student Research Competition, Basic Science Category, of the International Association for Dental Research /American Association for Dental Research, to be held in Miami, Florida in April.
Wilson was selected for his work on "Effects of Antifungals and Histatin 5 on Candida albicans Biofilms" and Ouellette for his work on "Enhancing Gene Delivery to Cancer Cells by Transferrin and EGF." During the 2009 IADR/AADR General Session & Exhibition in Miami, the judging committee will attend each of the seven finalists' poster presentations. First-, second-, and third-prize winners will be selected and presented with an award check after the meeting.
"Regardless of the outcome of the competition at the IADR/AADR Meeting, this is a gratifying national recognition of the research carried out by our students, our technical staff and their supervising faculty, " said Dr. Nejat Düzgünes, chair of the dental school's microbiology department. "This could not have been achieved without the long-standing support of student research by the Dugoni School."
Category Type: Honors and Awards
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