Renate Lux, Ph.D.
10833 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668
Phone: (310) 794-1676
Educational and Professional Background
- 1990, Diploma (M.Sc.), Biology w/ Genetics specialty, University of Osnabrϋck, Germany
- 1995, Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Osnabrϋck, Germany
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.
OB 212, a lecture in CAR100
Professional Memberships and Activities
International Association of Dental Research
American Association of Dental Research