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November 14, 2013

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In This Issue

> Register to Attend the AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition
> Recap of the 6th AADR Fall Focused Symposium
> Call for Papers in Special Issue in JDR on Clinical Research
> Check Out the JDR December Issue Online
> JDR Hot Topics
> Take Action to Stop Sequestration!
> Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Calls on Advocates to “Dig Deep”
> Deep Sequencing Identifies Ethnicity-Specific Bacterial Signatures in the Oral Microbiome
> NIH Funding Opportunities
> NIH Loan Repayment Programs - Apply Now for 2014 Awards
> AADR Awards
> Hefei Statement
> The NIH Medical Research Scholars Program Deadline is January 15, 2014
> HHMI Research Opportunities for Dental Students at U.S. Schools
> Strides in Science – Perspectives From an HHMI Medical Research Fellow
> Registration is Open for the “Destination Europe” Event in San Francisco
> AADR Member David J. Mooney is Elected to the IOM
> AADR Members Are Recognized at the 2013 ADA/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Award Program and Reception
> Read the Science Advocate on Your Mobile Device!
Register to Attend the AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Registration and hotel reservations are now available for the 43rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), March 19-22, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C., USA. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the 38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR).

Recap of the 6th AADR Fall Focused Symposium
The 6th AADR Fall Focused Symposium: Personalized Oral Health Care: Concept Design to Clinical Practice was held October 24 – 25, 2013, at the University of Michigan North Campus in Ann Arbor. This meeting was attended by nearly 70 delegates and 10 scientific posters were presented. AADR thanks its sponsors Delta Dental, DentaQuest Foundation, and P&G Professional Oral Health, Crest, Oral-B for their general support of the 6th AADR Fall Focused Symposium.
Call for Papers in Special Issue in JDR on Clinical Research

The Journal of Dental Research is very happy to announce the publication of our fourth supplement encompassing all areas of clinical research in the dental, oral and craniofacial sciences.

Check Out the JDR December Issue Online

Learn about the latest research that is published in the online Journal of Dental Research by reading this month’s issue and OnlineFirst (commonly known as “publish ahead of print,” by which forthcoming articles are published online before they are scheduled to appear in print). 


JDR Hot Topics
Visit the JDR website to view the Most Read and Most Cited JDR articles.
Take Action to Stop Sequestration!

Members of Congress are meeting this month to discuss final funding levels for fiscal year 2014. AADR members should urge Congress to stop sequestration and replace it with a balanced plan that recognizes the significant cuts already made to discretionary programs.

Chair of Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Calls on Advocates to “Dig Deep”

On November 7, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee, held an inspirational meeting of Washington, DC advocates.

Deep Sequencing Identifies Ethnicity-Specific Bacterial Signatures in the Oral Microbiome

New research finds that oral bacteria create a 'fingerprint' in your mouth. This study, written by lead author and AADR member Purnima Kumar, is published in PLOS One.

NIH Funding Opportunities

The National Institutes of Health has issued new funding opportunities that may be of interest to you as an AADR member.

NIH Loan Repayment Programs - Apply Now for 2014 Awards

The National Institutes of Health’s Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) is accepting applications for 2014 loan repayment awards. The current cycle has been extended through December 2, 2013.

AADR Awards

Through numerous sponsorships and donations, AADR is able to administer several awards and fellowships each year.

Hefei Statement

The Association of American Universities, Group of Eight, League of European Research Universities and Chinese 9 Universities have issued the Hefei Statement on Ten Characteristics of Contemporary Research Universities.

The NIH Medical Research Scholars Program Deadline is January 15, 2014

The NIH Medical Research Scholars Program (MSRP) is a comprehensive, year-long research enrichment program designed to attract the most creative, research-oriented medical, dental, and veterinary students to the intramural campus of the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland.

HHMI Research Opportunities for Dental Students at U.S. Schools

In order to encourage more medical, dental and veterinary students to pursue academic and research careers, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) offers outstanding “year-out” and summer research training programs for students enrolled in schools in the U.S.

Strides in Science – Perspectives From an HHMI Medical Research Fellow

In May 2013, AADR member Jane Shin began her 2013 student fellowship in the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program. Shin is a D.M.D. student at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Shin was one of 66 students selected from more than 200 applicants.

Registration is Open for the “Destination Europe” Event in San Francisco

The next "Destination Europe" event will take place December 12-13, 2013 in San Francisco, California. “Destination Europe” promotes awareness of the funding and career opportunities offered in Europe to researchers from anywhere in the world, as well as offering an insight to some of the excellent research activities.

AADR Member David J. Mooney is Elected to the IOM

Last month the National Academies of Science - Institute of Medicine announced its newest members. AADR is pleased to know that David. J. Mooney has been named as a member of the IOM.

AADR Members Are Recognized at the 2013 ADA/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Award Program and Reception

DENTSPLY International assembled the 54th Annual ADA/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Award Program and Reception on November 2, 2013. The awards program took place in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the 2013 ADA Annual Session at the Le Petit Theatre. AADR congratulates its members who were recognized at this event. 

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