Grants & Awards

Grants
2016
Use of full thickness oral mucosal 3D organotypic tissue models for the evaluation of biofilm infections and host responses toward the infections.
GlaxoSmithKline – £21,350

Awards
2017
British Society for Oral and Dental Research, Plymouth, UK
Oral Presentation: Contribution of oral bacteria to Candida virulence and denture stomatitis
Senior Colgate Prize Entry Winner

2016
Biofilms7, Porto, Portugal
Poster: Development of an in vitro oral mucosal tissue model for biofilm infection
Poster Prize Winner

2015
MITReG annual meeting,  Canada Lake and Lodge, Cardiff, UK
Poster: Bacteria increase expression of Candida virulence factors in biofilms
Poster Prize Runner Up

Cardiff Institute of Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER), Bristol, UK
Oral Presentation: Development of an in vitro tissue model for biofilm infection
Highly Commended

2014
Oral Microbiology and Immunology Group (OMIG) meeting, Gregynog, Wales
Poster: Development of an in vitro biofilm model on denture acrylic
Poster Prize Winner