Dr. Maddi received his PhD training in Oral Biology and a Certificate in Periodontics from the School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo. His primary interests are academic teaching and research. His research interests include fungal microbiology, molecular biology and genetics with a perspective to treat oral and systemic fungal infections.
Education and Training:
Cert, Periodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo (2013)
PhD, Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo (2011)
MS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, National University of Singapore (2006)
DDS, Dentistry, Manipal Academy of Higher of Education, First Class (2003)
Assistant Professor, Periodontics And Endodontics, State University of New York, Buffalo (2013-present)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Oral Biology, State University of New York, Buffalo (2013-present)
Post Doctoral Fellow, Oral Biology, State University of New York at Buffalo (2012–2013)
Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo (2010–2011)
Awards and Honors:
Abram & Sylvia Chasens Teaching & Research Fellowship (2012)
William Feagans Award for Academic Excellence (2012)
Fungal cell wall biogenesis: My research expertise is focused on understanding the cell wall protein incorporation in the cell wall of pathogenic fungi like Candida albicans and targeting this process for antifungal drug development.