In This Section


The specific areas of interest of our faculty include the following:

  • Al-hebshi – Modelling and modulation of the oral microbiome; deciphering the role of the microbiome in oral diseases
  • Buttaro – Enterococcal pheromone inducible conjugative plasmids; antibiotic resistance, inflammation and evolution
  • Puri – The role of iron levels affecting fungal pathogenesis and the oral microbiome
  • Tam – Resolution of inflammation during microbial infections
  • Tukel – Bacterial amyloids: role in bacterial biofilm architecture, immune recognition and their role in complex human diseases