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Nina Guba

Nina Guba2011 Summer Research Student

Class of 2015, University of Florida College of Dentistry

http://dental.ufl.edu/2012/11/17/nina-guba-d-m-d-class-of-2015/

Nina Guba graduated from the University of Florida with Bachelor of Science degrees majoring in Microbiology & Cell Science and Psychology. As an incoming first year dental student, she was selected to participate in the Summer Research Program. She worked with Dr. Luciana Shaddox on a project investigating the cytokine response to stimulation of toll-like receptors in African American children with localized aggressive periodontitis. She presented the results from her project at two international conferences and received awards for her work.

Currently Nina is in DMD program at the University of Florida and will graduate in 2015. She is a recipient of the ADCFP ADEA/Gies Fellowship , is a member of the International Association of Student Clinicians- American Dental Association, and serves as president of the UFCD Student Research Group. Nina also serves as president of the Dentistry College Council, secretary for UFCD Dental Ambassadors, is an Admissions Outreach Ambassador, and is a class representative on the Clinical Affairs and Quality Assurance committee.

Awards:

  1. American Dental Education Association Gies Foundation/AADR Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program (ADECFP) recipient. International Association for Dental Research, Seattle WA (March 2013)
  2. Travel Award to the Hinman Student Research Symposium, University of Tennessee, College of Dentistry (October 2012).
  3. Travel Award to the ADA/Dentsply Student Clinician Research Program, American Dental Association General Session (October 2012).
  4. 1st place in the DMD Clinical Sciences Division Oral Presentation, Spring Synergy & Research Day, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL (April, 2012).
  5. 2nd place in the Student Research Group DENTSPLY/Caulk competition, American Association of Dental Researchers, Tampa, FL  (March 2012)

Publications:

  1. N. Guba, H. Huang, I. Aukhil, S. Wallet, and L. Shaddox. “Inflammatory response of Aggressive Periodontitis upon Stimulation of toll-like receptors”. (in preparation for submission to J. Immunology)

Poster Presentations:

  1. N. Guba, H. Huang, I. Aukhil, S. Wallet and L. Shaddox. “Inflammatory response of Aggressive Periodontitis upon Stimulation of toll-like receptors” Spring Synergy & Research Day. Gainesville, FL  (April 2012)
  2. N. Guba, H. Huang, I. Aukhil, S. Wallet and L. Shaddox. “Inflammatory response of Aggressive Periodontitis upon Stimulation of toll-like receptorsAmerican Association of Dental Researchers. Tampa, FL  (March 2012)
  3. N. Guba, H. Huang, I. Aukhil, S. Wallet and L. Shaddox. “Inflammatory response of Aggressive Periodontitis upon Stimulation of toll-like receptors” American Dental Association. San Francisco, CA  (October 2012)

Oral Presentations:

  1. N. Guba, H. Huang, I. Aukhil, S. Wallet and L. Shaddox. “Inflammatory response of Aggressive Periodontitis upon Stimulation of toll-like receptors” Hinman Student Research Symposium. Memphis, TN (October 2012)