Awards & Honors

Ongoing Awards

  • Vaxcyte AGR00021384 – Lemos J (PI) Vaccine Evaluation to Prevent Root Canal Failure
  • NIH/NIDCR RO1 DE022559 – Abranches J, Lemos J (MPI) Intracellular Invasion by Streptococcus mutans: Significance in Disease
  • NIH/NIDCR RO1 DE019783 – Lemos J (PI) Role of the Spx Regulator in Streptococcus mutans
  • NIH/NIAID R21 AI135158 – Lemos J (PI) Regulatory Nucleotides of Enterococcus faecalis
  • NIH/NIAID R21 AI137446 – Lemos J/ Wallet S (MPI) Significance of metal homeostasis to bacterial pathogenesis in chronic wounds

Completed Awards

  • Colgate CARE Award AGR DTD 04-28-2017 – Abranches (PI) Association of Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans in Early Childhood Caries Recurrence
  • American Heart Association  10GRNT4210049 – Abranches (PI) Invasion of human coronary artery endothelial cells (HCAEC) by Streptococcus mutans: molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis
  • University of Florida College of Dentistry Seed Grant – Lemos J and Wallet S (MPI) Enterococcus faecalis Pathogenesis in Wound Infection
  • NIH/NIDCR R03 DE017101- Lemos J (PI) Adaptive Acid Tolerance of Streptococcus sobrinus

Sponsored Fellowships

  • American Heart Association 16PRE27090044 – Colomer-Winter C (PI), GSA Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Significance of Manganese Homeostasis to Enterococus faecalis Systemic Infections
  • NIH/NHLBI – F31 HL124952-01 – Aviles-Reyes A (PI), Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Host responses and prevalence of Streptococcus mutans in cardiovascular diseases