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2017-2018 Academic Bulletin (Catalog) (Jan 2018) 
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ELEC 528 - Research in Oral Biology

Cr Hrs: 1-3 (Varies)

This elective is an introduction to research methodology to acquaint the students with evidence-based approaches to solving problems in oral and craniofacial health care. Research training areas include: Techniques in cell and organ culture; Characterization of connective tissue components of the gingival, periodontal ligament, and temporomandibular joint in health and disease; Adhesive glycoproteins in periodontal reattachment; Crevicular fluid components from normal and inflamed gingiva; Saliva glycoproteins and their role in bacterial adhesion; cellular activities in invasive bone tumors; Cell migration and chemotaxis; Periodontal pathogens and the oral micro-organisms; inflammation and inflammatory mediator; Proteomics and tumor biomarkers; Interaction of oral tissues and micro-organisms with implant materials; Craniofacial development; Biomechanical properties of dental and implant materials.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Instructional Method: Lecture
Location offered: Memphis
Prerequisites: Special Permission Required
Term offered: Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Mustafa K Dabbous

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