Dan Peters Presents at IADR 2024

Dan Peters, research technician in the Kaspar Lab, presented a poster presentation during the poster session titled “Streptococcus mutans” at IADR 2024 held in New Orleans, LA. Dan’s presentation was titled: Tools and Techniques for Studying Multi-species Biofilms of Oral…

Justin Participates in NIDCR75 Symposium at IADR 2024

Justin Kaspar presented at an NIDCR75 Symposium at IADR 2024 held in New Orleans, LA The Symposium was titled: Dental Caries – Understanding Microbial Ecology and Caries Management¬† Speakers presented topics from a basic-science perspective on the etiology, prevention, and…

Emily Williams Places 3rd in 2024 Denman Forum

Emily Williams, a senior undergraduate and incoming OSU College of Dentistry Class of 2028 student, placed 3rd in the ‘Health Under the Microscope’ category at the 2024 Undergraduate Research Denman Forum. Emily’s presentation was titled: Identification of Genes Critical to…

The Kaspar Lab Participates in the 2024 College of Dentistry Research Day

10 members of the Kaspar Lab presented poster presentations on their ongoing research at the 2024 College of Dentistry Research Day held on March 1st. Isabella Williams won 1st Place Undergraduate Student Presentation at the Awards Ceremony Congrats to all…

Research on Changes to Oral Bacterial Growth in Human Saliva Published in ASM's mSphere

Our latest manuscript, Human saliva modifies growth, biofilm architecture, and competitive behaviors of oral streptococci, was published on February 6th, 2024 in the American Society for Microbiology’s journal mSphere. This publication details how inclusion of human saliva into growth media…

Exploring How the Behavior of Microbes Change When They’re Together¬†