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Research Day

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Research Day
CU School of Dental Medicine 31st Annual Research Day

Friday, February 12, 2016

Hensel Phelps Auditorium, Room 1006 and the Krugman Conference Hall (formally Trivisible)

Research Day will include a full day of oral presentation and posters showcasing the latest research efforts at the school and other institutions that faculty members and students are associated with. This year, students will be able to compete in one of two competition groups for the chance to win cash prizes in addition to winning one of three sponsored trips to present their research at national meetings in the fall of 2016.  

Questions? Please contact Dr. Sheldon Newman at 303-724-1045 or e-mail  


7:30 – 8:30      Poster set-up/preview
8:00 – 8:30      Breakfast Beverages   
RC2 Room P15-2100 (Krugman Conference Room)
8:30 - 8:35       Welcome and Introduction
8:35 - 8:45       Dean’s Welcome
                        Denise Kassebaum – Dean, CU School of Dental Medicine
8:45 - 9:50       Introduction of Keynote Speaker
 Dr. Jeffrey Stansbury – Sr. Associate Dean for Research
8:50 – 9:50      Keynote Speaker: Professor Tim Watson
                        “Sticking with dental caries: challenges in operative dentistry and materials"
9:50 – 10:30    Dr. Virginia Ferguson
                        “Structure and properties are critical for function and repair of dental tissues”
10:30 – 10:45  Break   
                       RC2 Room P15-2100 (Krugman Conference Room)
10:45               ADA/Dentsply Competition   
RC1 Room P18-1006 (Hensel Phelps Aud.-West)
10:50               Student Research Recognition, 

                        Student Research Group Officers (Sheldon Newman)

11:00– 11:30   Dr. Mary Reyland
                        “Investigation of tyrosine kinase inhibitors for radio-protection of the salivary gland"
11:30 – 11:50  Dr. Tamana Tiwari
                        “Multilevel approaches in prevention of dental caries in children”
12:00 – 1:00    Lunch                         
RC2 Room P15-2100 (Krugman Conference Room)
12:00 – 3:00    Poster Session     
RC2 Room P15-2100 (Krugman Conference Room)
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The University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 4 continuing education credits.