Department of Oral Health Sciences

Seminar Series

We are pleased to announce the schedule for our Craniofacial Biology Spring Seminar Series.  The seminar dates and guests are listed below.  Additionally this year we have arranged for Continuing Education credits for CDM faculty attending the seminars.  A sign-in sheet will be provided at the back of the room to track attendance.  If anyone has an interest in meeting with seminar speakers, please contact LuAnne Harley, 792-2327 or harleylu@musc.edu.

Craniofacial Biology Fall Seminar Series
12:00 – 1:00 PM  BSB 402

Seminar Date

Speaker

August 21, 2013

Joseph Lorenzo, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism
University of Connecticut

Title:  "Studies of osteoclase precursor cells and the role
of Runx1 in osteoclase differentiation"

September 4, 2013

Graham Warren, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Medical University of South Caroline

Title: "Tobacco and Cancer Treatment:  Translating Biology, Epidemiology, and Outcomes"

September 18, 2013

Sara Pai, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Departments of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery and Oncology
Johns Hopkins Medical Institute

Title: "Immunotherapy for HPV-associated head and neck cancers"

October 2, 2013

Amy B. Martin, DrPH

Research Associate Professor, Department of Health Services Policy & Management
Arnold School of Public Health
Deputy Director, SC Rural Health Research Center
University of South Carolina

Title:  "Cultivating Population-Based Oral Health Improvements
through Practice, Policy, Partnerships, and Research"

October 16, 2013

Richard Darveau, M.S., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Periodontics
University of Washington School of Dentistry

Title:  "Oral commensal bacterial contribution to periodontal tissue structure and function"

October 30, 2013

Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD

Professor and Chair, Department of Craniofacial Biology
Medical University of South Carolina

Title:  "MKP-1 Signaling Nexus in Bone: Dual Roles in Pathology and Homeostasis"

November 13, 2013

Shannon Wallet, PhD

Associate Professor,Departments of Periodontology and Oral Biology
University of Florida College of Dentistry

Title: "The Oral Cavity, Inflammation and Diabetes:  A Story of the Oral Epithelial Cell"

November 27, 2013

Daniella Ishimaru, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Medical University of South Carolina

Title:  "TBA"

Craniofacial Biology Spring Seminar Series
12:00 – 1:00 PM  BSB 402

Seminar Date

Speaker

January 8, 2014

Anna-Liisa Nieminen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences

Medical University of South Carolina

Title:  “TBA”

Host:  Dr. Visu Palanisamy

January 22, 2014

Salvador Nares, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics

Director, Periodontics Research

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

Title:  “TBA”

Host:  Dr. Keith L. Kirkwood

February 5, 2014

Stephen Tomlinson, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Medical University of South Carolina

Title:  “TBA”

Host:  Dr. Caroline Westwater

February 20, 2014

Location:

Drug Discovery Bldg.

Room DD-110

James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine 4th Annual Scholars Day

David T.W. Wong, D.M.D., D.M.Sc.

Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Professor in Dentistry

Associate Dean of Research, Professor of Oral Biology, Oral Biology & Medicine,

and Director of Dental Research Institute

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Dentistry

Title:  “The Saliva RNA Story”

Host:  Dr. Keith L. Kirkwood

March 5, 2014

Keith Mintz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

University of Vermont

Title:  “TBA”

Host:  Dr. Keith L. Kirkwood

April 9, 2014

Nicola C. Partridge, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology

New York University College of Dentistry

Title:  “TBA”

Host:  Dr. Keith L. Kirkwood

April 16, 2014

Visu Palanisamy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Craniofacial Biology

Medical University of South Carolina

Title: “TBA”

Host:  Dr. Andrew Jakymiw



2013 Fall Seminar Series Schedule

2013 Spring Seminar Series Schedule


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2011 Fall Seminar Series Schedule

2011 Spring Seminar Series Schedule

2010 Fall Seminar Series Schedule

2010 Spring Seminar Series Schedule