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 About Oral BiologyNew Home     July 25, 2014  

M. Margaret Vickerman 

Department of Periodontics And Endodontics

Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Endodontics; Microbiology; Oral Biology

 
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Employment:
  • Director Undergraduate Dental Endodontic Minors Program, Periodontics And Endodontics, SUNY at Buffalo (2006-present)
  • Senior Member of Graduate Faculty, SUNY at Buffalo (2003-present)
  • Associate Professor, Periodontics And Endodontics, University at Buffalo (2003-present)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • March 2010-August 2011
    Microbial Diversity in Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Pericoronitis
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator

Journal Articles:
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Abstracts:
  • Violante T, Haase EM, Cianco SG, and Vickerman MM. Effects of antiseptics on Streptococcus gordonii biofilms. J Dent Res. 2012.
  • Nikitkova, A., Haase, E.M., Gill, S.R., Vickerman, M.M., and Scannapieco, F.A.. Roles of salivary amylase and AbpA in Streptococcus gordonii gene expression and host adaptation. ASM 111th General Meeting. 2011.
  • Petersen H, Keane C, Kerrigan SW, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Streptococcus gordonii PadA promotes colonization from mouth to heart. J Dent Res. 2010.
  • Vickerman M. Contribution of outside-in a-IIbA3-mediated activation of human platelets by the colonizing bacterium Streptococcus gordonii in the thrombotic complications of infective endocarditis. Athersclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Meeting. 2010.
  • Silverman RJ, Barbour ME, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Interactions between Candida albicans and Streptococcus gordonii cell surface proteins mediate co-aggregation and dual species biofilm formation. British Society for Medical Mycology Meeting. 2010.
  • Dutton LC, Nobbs AH, Jepson K, Vickerman MM, Jepson MA, Jenkinson JF. Cell wall mannosyltransferase mutants of Candida albicans are deficient in dual species biofilm formation with Streptococcus gordonii under static or flow conditions. 10th ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. 2010.
  • Silverman RJ, Barbour ME, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Interactions between Candida albicans and Streptococcus gordonii cell surface proteins mediate co-aggregation and dual species biofilm formation. 10th AS
  • Vickerman MM, Flannagan SE, Jesionowski AM, Brossard KA, Clewell DB, Sedgley CM. Non-enterococcal pheromone activity facilitates intergeneric DNA transfer from Enterococcus faecalis to Streptococcus gordonii. Third ASM Conference on Enteroococci. 2010.
  • Webber B, Pantera EA, Vickerman MM. Sterility of sponges used for endodontic treatment. American Association of Endodontists Annual Session. 2010.
  • Moses P, Pantera EA, Vickerman MM. Streptococcus gordonii collagen binding protein, CbdA, may enhance bacterial survival in insturmented root canals. American Association of Endodontists Annual Session. 2010.
  • Vickerman M. Heterologous expression of Candida albicansd adhesins ALS3, HWP1 and EAP1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae reveal differential roles in adherence and biofilm formation. ASM Conference on Biofilms. 2009.
  • Dutton LC, Nobbs AH, Vickerman MM, Jepson MA, Jenkinson HF. Mutations in genes encoding cell wall mannosyltransferases in Candida albicans affect biofilm formation and interactions with Streptococcus gordonii under static or flow conditions. 5th ASM Conference on Biofilms. 2009.
  • Petersen HJ, Hartles L, Keane C, Kerrigan S, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Streptococcus gordonii platelet-interactive proteins are determinants of biofilm formation on saliva coated surfaces. 5th ASM Conference on Biofilms. 2009.
  • Dutton LC, Nobbs AH, Jepson K, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Role of MNT1 in biofilm formation by Candida albicans and Streptococcus gordonii under static or flow conditions. The Fungal Cell. 2009.
  • Silverman RJ, Barbour ME, Hoyer LL, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Candida albicans and Streptococcus gordonii major cell surface proteins play a role in coaggregation and in biofilm formation. The Fungal Cell. 2009.
  • Lindsay C, Dutton C, Bamford CV, Nobbs AH, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Candida albicans receptors for Streptococcus gordonii in mixed species communities. J Dent Res. 2009.
  • Petersen H, Keane C, Kerrigan S, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. A new Streptococcus gordonii surface protein associated with platelet interactions. J Dent Res. 2009.
  • Power DA, Jesionowski AM, Jenkinson HF, Vickerman MM. Characterization of Collagen Binding Domain Genes in Streptococcus gordonii. American Society for Microbiology. 2009.
  • Silverman RJ, Barbour ME, Bamford CV, Hoyer LL, Vickerman MM, Jenkinson HF. Cell surface properties of Candida albicans related to biofilm formation with Streptococcus. 9th ASM Meeting on Candida and Candidiasis. 2008.
  • Tanzer, JM, Thompson, AS, Sharma A, Vickerman MM, Scannapieco FA. Sucrose-independence of Streptococcus gordonii to compete with Streptococcus mutans. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Tanzer, J, Thompson, AS, Grant, L, Vickerman MM, Scannapieco FA. Streptococcus gordonii‘s glucosyltransferase determines persistent, not initial, colonization of teeth. J Dent Res. 2007; 86.
  • Jesionowski AM, Banas JA, Brossard KA, Mazurkiewicz JE, Vickerman MM. Glucan Binding Proteins of the Commensal Oral Organism Streptococcus gordonii. American Society for Microbiology. 2007.
  • Vickerman MM, Iobst S, Jesionowski AM, Gill SR. Transcriptome response of Streptococcus gordonii Challis and its rgg-negative mutant to competence signaling peptide. ASM Conference on Streptococcal Genetics. 2006.
  • Jakubovics NS, Iobst SE, Vickerman MM, Gill SR, Kolenbrander PE. Gene regulation in Streptococcus gordonii coaggregating with Actinomyces naeslundii. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. 2006.
  • Tanzer, J, Thompson, AS, Vickerman MM, Scannapieco FA. Failed competition of Streptococcus gordonii challis-s with Streptococcus mutans 10449S. J Dent Res. 2006; 86.
  • Chaudhuri, B, Vickerman MM, Tanzer, J, Scannapieco FA. Characterization of amylase binding protein B (AbpB) of Streptococcus gordonii. J Dent Res. 2006; 86.
  • Chaudhuri, B, Rojek, M, Vickerman MM, Tanzer, JM, Scannapieco FA. Expression, purification, structural and functional analysis of recombinant amylase binding protein (rAbpA) of Streptococcus gordonii. J Dent Res. 2005; 84.
  • Tanzer, J, Thompson, AM, Cvitovitch, D, Vickerman MM, Autenreid, P, Scannapieco FA. Altered schaedler flora effects on dental caries in SPFOM rats. J Dent Res. 2005; 84.
  • Gill SR, Iobst S, Remortel B, Vickerman MM. Transcriptome analysis of Streptococcus gordonii rgg and gtfG mutants. J Dent Res. 2005.
  • Gill SR, Radune D, Robinson J, Khouri H, Vickerman MM. Sequence analysis of the oral bacterium Streptococcus gordonii. J Dent Res. 2004.
  • Tanzer, JM, Thompson, AL, Grant, L, Vickerman MM, Scannapieco FA. GTF production by S. gordonii is a colonization determinant on the teeth of rats. J Dent Res. 2003; 82.
  • Vickerman MM, Raymond M, Baker LJ, Wang M. Regulation of the Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase gene by rgg. 6th ASM Conference on Streptococcal Genetics. 2002.
  • Vickerman MM, Minick PE, Baker LJ. Specificity of the Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase regulatory protein, Rgg. J Dent Res. 2002.
  • Minick PE, Vickerman MM. Characterization of determinants downstream of the Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase gene. J Dent Res. 2001.
  • Vickerman MM, Minick PE. Genetic analysis of the rgg/gtfG intergenic region in Streptococcus gordonii. J Dent Res. 2001.
  • Vickerman MM, Minick PE, Mather NM, Clewell DB. Identification of an rgg-like determinant downstream of Streptococcus gordonii gtfG. ASM Conference on Streptococcal Genetics. 1998.
  • Vickerman MM, Mather NM, Minick PE, Clewell DB. Disruption of adh-like DNA affects Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase activity. J Dent Res. 1998.
  • Vickerman MM, Mather NM, Minick PE, Tardif G, Clewell DB. Streptococcus gordonii chromosomal regions influencing glucosyltransferase activity. 97th Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. 1997.
  • Vickerman MM, Mather NM, Minick PE, Tardif G, Clewell DB. Molecular analysis of Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase expression. Second Indiana Conference on Microbial Pathogenesis. 1997.
  • Vickerman MM, Mather NM, Minick PE, Edwards CA, Clewell DB. Disruption of htpX affects the Streptococcus gordonii cell surface. J Dent Res. 1997.
  • Vickerman MM, Clewell DB. Mutations that affect glucosyltransferase activity in Streptococcus gordinii. XIIIth Lancefield International Symposium on streptococci and streptococcal diseases. 1996.
  • Vickerman MM, Sulavik MC, Clewell DB. Identification of an htpX-like gene in Streptococcus gordonii. 96th Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. 1996.
  • Vickerman MM, Nowak JD, Jones GW, Clewell DB. Effects of changes in the carboxyl-terminus of Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase. J Dent Res. 1996.
  • Vickerman MM, Sulavik MC, Nowak JD, Jones GW. Characterization of a Streptococcus gordonii mutant that produces a truncated glucosyltransferase. 95th Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. 1995.
  • Jones GW, Clewell DB, Vickerman MM. Phase variaton of hemolytic and adhesive phenotypes of Streptococcus gordonii. J Dent Res. 1995.
  • Vickerman MM, Sulavik MC, Nowak JD, Gardner NM, Jones GW, Clewell DB. Nucleotide sequence analysis of the Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase gene, gtfG. J Dent Res. 1995.
  • Vickerman MM, Sulavik MC, Clewell DB. Molecular analysis of Streptococcus gordonii glucosyltransferase phase variants. ASM Conference on Streptococcal Genetics. 1994.
  • Vickerman MM, Sulavik MC, Clewell DB. Survey of oral streptococci for rgg, a glucosyltransferase regulatory gene. J Dent Res. 1994.
  • Vickerman MM, Clewell DB, Jones GW. Attachment of Streptococcus gordonii to bacterial-polymer substrata may involve LTA. J Dent Res. 1992.
  • Vickerman MM, Jones GW. Ecological implications of glucosyltransferase phase variation in Streptococcus gordonii. J Dent Res. 1991.
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Jenkinson HF, Vickerman MM. Genetics of sanguinis group streptococci. Gram Positive Pathogens, 2nd Edition. 2006.
Professional Memberships:
  • American Association of Endodontists (1983)
  • American Society for Microbiology (1983)
  • American Association of Dental Research (1983)
Presentations:
  • Non-enterococcal pheromone activity facilitates intergeneric DNA transfer from Enterococcus faecalis to Streptococcus gordinii, Third ASM Conference on Enteroococci, ASM (2010)
  • Endodontic Biofilms, University at Buffalo Cafe Evening Lecture Series, Continuing Education, University at Buffalo (2009)
Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Graduate Committee, Preliminary Exams, Oral Biology; Member (2006-2007)
  • School of Dental Medicine ByLaws Committee; Chair (2005-2007)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Research and Honors Committee; Member (2003-2006)
  • School of Dental Medicine ByLaws Committee; Member (2003-2007)

  • AADR Scientific Affairs Committee; Chair (2012-2013)
  • Journal of Dental Research; Editorial Board Member (2003-2005)
  • Infection and Immunity; Editorial Board Member (2002-2007)

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Contact Information

School of Dental Medicine
223A Foster Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2195
Fax: (716) 837-7623
Email: mmv4@buffalo.edu


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Vickerman, Meg D.D.S., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics and Endodontics; Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biology

Address:
223 Foster Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
(716)829-2195
mmv4@buffalo.edu