Innovative Dental Engineering Application Laboratory


The goal of the IDEA laboratory is to introduce new paradigms in oral health research. The long-term goal is to establish effective, innovative, and ecological biofilm prevention strategies that avoid off-target effects such as induction of antimicrobial resistance and disruption of microbiota homeostasis. To this end, we will apply various engineering concepts and methods to further advance the knowledge of the pathogenesis of oral diseases and develop novel therapeutic strategies. We will create an environment where multidisciplinary science can be flourished. 

Open positions

IDEA Lab at UPenn has available positions focused on bioengineering and (micro)biology research. Please refer to the Openings tab for the details.  

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