USC University of Southern California

2014 Research Day

Please join us for this year’s Research Day, the Ostrow School of Dentistry’s annual celebration of student and faculty research. The event features poster presentations, focus group discussions, keynote speakers and awards.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
USC Galen Center

8:00am – 8:30am
Presenters and Judges Registration

8:30am – 12:00pm
Poster Judging

11:30am – 12:00pm
General Registration

12:00pm – 12:30pm

12:30pm – 12:45pm
Opening Remarks
Avishai Sadan, Dean
Yang Chai, Associate Dean of Research

12:45pm – 1:25pm
Keynote Speaker Laurie McCauley
“Parathyroid Hormone Drives Bone Regeneration: Maneuvering Between Cellular and Clinical Aspects”

1:30pm – 2:10pm
Keynote Speaker Scott Fraser
“Imaging Cellular and Molecular Dynamics of Embryonic Development”

2:15pm – 2:55pm
Keynote Speaker Christopher Powers
“Mechanisms of Patellofemoral Joint Dysfunction: What Have We Learned Over the Last 20 Years?”

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Award Presentations

3:30pm – 4:00pm
Focus Group Discussions
“The Biomimetic Principle in Restorative Dentistry” – Pascal Magne
“The Emerging Field of Transdisciplinary Research” – Parish Sedghizadeh
“The Role the AADR has in Promoting Dental Research in Dental Schools” – Michael Paine
“Building a Clinical Registry to Break Through the Etiology of Craniofacial Anomalies” – Amy Merrill

3:30pm – 5:00pm
Poster Viewing and Reception

More Information

If you have questions, please contact Donna Castillo at (213) 821-5554 or