Coordination of Graduate Programs

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Topics of Research

Major Area: Anatomy

Topics of Research

  1. Kinesiological and morphofunctional behavior of muscular and skeletal systems
  2. Electromyography
  3. Studies of craniomandibular dysfunctions
  4. Biomechanics of the facial skeleton

Major Area: Histology and Embryology

Topics of Research

  1. Genetic and epigenetic alterations of oral tissues
  2. Histophysiology of the oral tissues and metabolism of dental eruption
  3. Regenerative processes and bioengineering of oral tissues

Major Area: Microbiology and Immunology

Topics of Research

  1. Antimicrobial activity of plant extracts against yeast and oral microorganisms
  2. Genetic and molecular study of virulence and growing factors of oral biofilms
  3. Determination of transmission pattern, colonization and infection by oral microorganisms using molecular and culture techniques
  4. Analysis of the interaction between microbial cells and host

Major Area: Forensic Odontology and Deontology (Master's)

Topics of Research

  1. Human identification
  2. DNA sequence identification
  3. Occupational dentistry
  4. Traumatology, postmortem dental analysis, thanatology and forensic toxicology as they relate to forensic odontology
  5. Ethics and dental legislation
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