Alexandria, Va., USA – The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) are pleased to announce that Dr. Nicholas Jakubovics has been selected as a new Associate Editor of the IADR/AADR publication Journal of Dental Research (JDR) starting October 1, 2017. He succeeds Prof. Nicola Innes who completed a four-year term with the Journal last month.
Jakubovics is a Senior Lecturer in Oral Microbiology at Newcastle University, UK. He has studied the mechanisms of dental plaque formation by oral bacteria for nearly 20 years and has published over 60 papers and book chapters in the area. He originally obtained a B.Sc. in Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, followed by a Ph.D. on biofilms in drinking water at the University of Warwick. He started working in the field of oral microbiology as a postdoctoral researcher in the laboratory of Prof. Howard Jenkinson at the University of Bristol, UK from 1998-2004, where he studied gene regulation and adhesion of oral streptococci. Continue reading