Congratulations to the following students who received awards for their Poster Presentations.
The following students won Travel Awards and will represent Schulich Dentistry at a National or International Conference:
Jennifer Archibald, DDS 2017
CDA/Dentsply Award - will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2017 CDA National Oral Health Conference in Canada.
Awarded for poster: “Long-term clinical study of hydrophobic and hydrophilic sealant materials in pediatric patients.” Supervised by Dr. Sahza Hatibovic-Kofman.
Guessy Wang, DDS 2017
ADA Foundation Award - will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2017 Dental Student Research Conference in Maryland.
Awarded for poster: “A retrospective clinical and radiographic analysis of dental implants placed and restored in an undergraduate dental program.” Supervised by Drs. Harinder Sandhu, Richard Bohay & Yara Hosein.
Note: As Guessy Wang was unable to attend the conference, the runner-up (A. Zaharia) accepted the award and will attend the conference. Andrei Zaharia, DDS 2019 - Andrei will now represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2017 Dental Student Research Conference in Maryland. Awarded for poster: “Novel bioactive, fast-setting and injectable bone cement for bone augmentation.” Supervised by Drs. Amin Rizkalla & Jeff Dixon.
David Feere, DDS 2018
Hinman Student Research Award - will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2017 Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis, TN.
Awarded for poster: “Effect of matrix stiffness on fibroblast gene expression.” Supervised by Dr. Andrew Leask.
1st - Karla Crosara - Supervised by Dr. Walter Siqueira
“A creative, inexpensive and effective approach to remove amylase from oral fluids prior to mass spectrometry”
2nd - David Zuanazzi - Supervised by Dr. Walter Siqueira
“Detection of Zika virus in saliva by mass spectrometry-based proteomic/peptidomic”
3rd - Cobos Santiago - Supervised by Dr. Khadry Galil
“Topographic analysis of the TMJ glenoid fossa using MicroCT scans”