- Microbiologist: Bacterial adhesion mechanisms, biofilm studies, protein analylsis, regulation of biofilms, and molecular biology.
- Bioinformatics: Analysis of RNA-seq and DNA-seq data.
Grants and Sponsored Research:
- April 2012-March 2017
Amylase Binding and Gene Expression in S. gordonii.
- July 2004-June 2007
Oral Health and Ventilator-Associated Pneumoniae
- July 2004-January 2007
New Salicylanilides to Treat Oral Diseases
- April 2004-December 2008
Amylase-Binding Streptococci, Dental Plaque and Caries
- January 2002-December 2003
Studies of the flp operon in A. actinomycetemcomitans
National Institute for Dental & Craniofacial Research
Role: Principal Investigator