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The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC’s Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology is a unique facility that unites world-class researchers in a variety of disciplines centered around structures of the craniofacial region. Since its inception in 1991, CCMB has been home to several major discoveries and has attracted top researchers from around the world.

November 27, 2019

Moradian-Oldak elected to AAAS

Congratulations to Dr. Janet Moradian-Oldak, who has been elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Moradian-Oldak is a professor of dentistry at CCMB and a professor of biomedical sciences and bioengineering at the USC Viterbi School. She’s an expert on tooth enamel formation and structural biology.

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July 16, 2019

New publication from Chen lab

Shao Q#, Yang M#, Liang C, Ma L, Zhang W, Jiang Z, Luo J, Lee JK, Liang C, Chen JF. (2019) C9orf72 and Smcr8 mutant mice reveal MTORC1 activation due to impaired lysosomal degradation and exocytosis. Autophagy, in press.

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