Renate Lux, Ph.D.
- (310) 206-5660
UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Renate Lux, Ph.D.is a professor in the Section of Periodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry.
OB 212, a lecture in CAR100
- Diploma (M.Sc.), Biology w/ Genetics specialty, University of Osnabruck, Germany, 1990
- Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Osnabruck, Germany, 1995
Dr. Lux's background is in microbiology with a specialty in molecular biology. She started her career exploring bacterial swimming behavior on a molecular level and has now expanded her interest to the detailed study of bacterial interactions especially in the oral biofilm environment.
Dr. Lux's research includes exploration of the ecology of cariogenic species in oral biofilms using advanced molecular techniques. Another line of research in her laboratory examines the role of fusobacterial interspecies interactions in opral biofilm formation and pathogenesis.
- International Association of Dental Research
- American Association of Dental Research