Most of my current research time is focused upon developing new instructional modules for my teaching labs. However, I still have an active interest in the research that I began at California State University, Long Beach. To learn more about this project, you can explore the information below.
This slender gram-negative anaerobe is commonly isolated from the human mouth. It is able to form aggregates with a variety of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and is though to play a key role in dental plaque formation.
Gum disease, or periodontitis, is a common inflammatory disease in humans. It is one of the most common causes of tooth loss in the United States and is associated with several serious clinical consequences.