Associate Professor, Philips Institute of Oral and
Craniofacial Molecular Biology and Department of Microbiology
Degree: Ph.D., University
of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Virulence of oral streptococci in dental caries and
in extra-oral disease; genomic and post-genomic analyses
of oral microflora; discovery of new virulence factors
involved in Streptococcus sanguis endocarditis.