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Vaping Student  

Do sweeteners used in electronic cigarettes contribute to tooth decay? Senior dental hygiene students Savannah Lahey and Megan Merritt explored the effects four of the most common ones have on growth of Streptococcus mutans, the bacteria responsible for dental cavities.

Academic Community Engagement  

This session will focus on campus-community partnerships invested in research, by giving priority to community perspectives, honoring mutually beneficial relationships and upholding social justice values.

Bryan Ho  

Ho found his way to WVU with research on his mind and a desire to give back to his state. As a biochemistry major, he’s working under mentor Blake Mertz on his thesis, “Identifying Characteristics of Drug Molecules that Suppress Inflammation in the Body Using Computational Methods.”

Research Week  

The WVU Research Office invites the community to celebrate faculty, staff and students who help elevate the University’s profile as a top-tier, pioneering R1 institution during the Fifth Annual Research Week.