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2015 Seminars

The Schulich Dentistry Seminar Series presents Research Seminars featuring recognized clinical and basic scientists with established research programs relevant to oral health or craniofacial biology.  Speakers can be from any area of dental research, including preventive dentistry, oral health services, clinical, biomedical or biomaterials.

These seminars are mainly attended by faculty, staff and students within the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, but all are welcome.

2015 Seminar Speakers


HoldsworthDecember 17, 2015

DAVID HOLDSWORTH, PhD

Dr. Sandy Kirkley Chair in Musculoskeletal Research, Professor, Depts of Medical Biophysics and Surgery 
Scientist at the Robarts Research Institute
Western University


Micro-CT and 3D Printing for Dental Applications


Dr. HamiltonNovember 11, 2015

DOUGLAS HAMILTON, PhD
Chair and Associate Professor of Oral Biology, Dentistry
Associate Professor, Anatomy & Cell Biology
Western University


Multifaceted role of the matricellular protein periostin in dental health, disease & healing


Dr. HannigOctober 27, 2015

MATTHIAS HANNIG, DDS, PhD
Professor & Director, Clinic of Operative Dentistry, Periodontology & Preventive Dentistry
Vice-President for Research & Technology Transfer 
Vice-Dean, Medical Faculty, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany

Function and Modification of the Salivary Pellicle


Dr SheikhOctober 1, 2015

ZEESHAN SHEIKH, BDS, MSc, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto

1) Overcoming the challenge of periodontal regeneration: Monetite cement grafts for achieving more predictable alveolar ridge augmentation prior to dental implant placement. (2) Is a generation of spoon-fed and coddled researchers being prepared? Why it is important to be more pro-active with regards to acquiring funding and scholarships as graduate students and post-doctoral trainees.


April 21, 2015

FALEH TAMIMI, BDS, MSc, MClinDent, PhD
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Dentistry
Division of Restorative Dentistry
McGill University


 

Neuroregulation of Bone: Dental Implications


Dr SchwartczJanuary 28, 2015 

HENRY P SCHWARCZ, FRSC, DSc
University Professor Emeritus
School of Geography and Earth Sciences
McMaster University



The Ultrastructure of Bone and Dentin Revisited