March 20, 2014

Dr. Darveau honored for work in microbiology

Dr. Richard DarveauDr. Richard Darveau, Chair of the Department of Periodontics, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of his record of scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology. The announcement comes on the heels of Dr. Darveau’s selection to receive the American Association for Dental Research/International Association for Dental Research William J. Gies Award in the Biological Research category. The prestigious Gies Award was bestowed for Dr. Darveau’s paper titled “Porphyromonas gingivalis as a Potential Community Activist for Disease,” which was deemed the best paper in its field published in the Journal of Dental Research.

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