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Department of Oral Health Sciences



Autumn 2023 OHS 575 Seminar Series

Mondays 4:00pm-4:50pm

Hybrid model: Sessions held on Zoom or in-person in Magnuson Health Sciences Room T531 depending on the presenter’s location. Please see below for modality.

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October 2:
In Person
Decoding the metabolic and transcriptional requirements for complex tissue regeneration Andrea Wills, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
University of Washington
October 9:
In Person
Peptide-guided Oral Care Sami Dogan, DDS, DMD
Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry- Prosthodontics
University of Washington
October 16:
Potential role of muscle spindles in chronic orofacial myalgia Arlette Kolta, PhD
Department of Stomatology
Department of Neuroscience
University of Montreal
October 23:
In Person 
Pursuing a New Research Direction: Part 1 – Problem Solving When Things Don’t Go As Planned Douglas Ramsay, DMD, PhD, MSD
Professor, Oral Health Sciences, Orthodontics, and Pediatric Dentistry
Department of Oral Health Sciences
University of Washington
October 30:

The role of Mir338 in long bone and craniofacial homeostasis

Huan Liu, PhD
Associate Director for Department of Periodontology
School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University
November 6:
The erosive potential of fluoride-free mouhwashes studied under pH cycling conditions Astrid Valdivia Tapia, DDS, MSc, PhdC
Exchange Scholar
Indiana University Oral Health Research Institute
November 13:
In Person
Temperament and Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry

Travis Nelson, DDS, MSD, MPH
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
University of Washington

November 20:
A Randomized Clinical Trial to Assess Caries Arrest by using Silver Diamine Fluoride in U.S. Children- Interim Findings Margherita Fontana, DDS, PhD
Clifford Nelson Endowed Professor of Dentistry
Director of Global Initiatives in Oral and Craniofacial Health
Dept of Cariology, School of Dentistry
University of Michigan
November 27:
In Person 
Functional genomics predicts a multistage model of squamous carcinogenesis Slobodan Beronja, PhD
Associate Professor
Human Biology Division
Fred Hutch Cancer Center
December 4:
Guilt by association: modeling synergistic pathogenesis in dysbiotic disease Justin Merritt, PhD
Professor, Division of Biomaterial and Biomedical Sciences
Oregon Health & Science University
Dec. 11 Finals Week – No Class