216th Meeting: September 2017


Tuesday, September 15, 2017 (Meeting 216). Open to the public.  (NIH Visitor Information
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Time Title Speaker
8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions Dr. Martha Somerman
8:40 AM Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting Dr. Alicia Dombroski
8:45 AM Report of the Director, NIDCR
The Opioid Crisis: An update from the NIH and NIDCR
Dr. Martha Somerman
Dr. John Kusiak
Dr. Yolanda Vallejo
​​9:15 AM Concept Clearance: The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Dr. Dena Fischer
​​9:25 AM Concept Clearance: FaceBase 3 – Bioinformatics and Data Management Hub Dr. Steve Scholnick
​​9:35 AM Concept Clearance: Understanding Mechanisms of Gene-Environment Interaction in Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Diseases and Conditions Dr. Emily Harris
​​9:45 AM Concept Clearance: Bioinformatics/Data Science Jumpstart for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Diseases and Conditions Dr. Emily Harris
10:00 AM Break  
10:15 AM Concept Clearance: Encouraging Novel Amelogenesis Models and Ex vivo Cell Lines (ENAMEL) Development Dr. Jason Wan
10:25 AM Concept Clearance: Precision Imaging of Oral Lesions Dr. Chiayeng Wang
10:35 AM Concept Clearance: Basic and Translational Research on HIV and AIDS-Related Pathogens in the Oral Cavity Dr. Gallya Gannot
10:45 AM Concept Clearance: Biological Factors Underlying Oral and Craniofacial Health Disparities Dr. Jane Atkinson
10:50 AM Special Session
NIDCR Research Training for Dentist Scientists
Dr. Lynn King
11:00 AM NIDCR Trainee Presentations Chris Donnelly, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Marybeth Francis, University of Illinois, Chicago
Shaun Abrams, University of California, San Francisco
11:45 AM Adjournment of Open Session and Lunch  

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