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March 2015

Stopping the Cause of Cavities is Dr. Quivey's Focus

Stopping the Cause of Cavities is Dr. Quivey's Focus

After completing his studies in biochemistry, biology and chemistry at Penn State University, Robert G. Quivey, Jr., continued there to earn his master’s degree in Genetics, and then a PhD in Microbiology at the University of Texas at Austin. He joined the University of Rochester in the mid 1980’s to work in the new field of bacterial molecular biology and the genetics of Streptococcus mutans.  He was named the Center for Oral Biology’s director in 2009. Word of Mouth caught up with Dr. Quivey to learn what’s new in his lab.