Members

Members of Dr. Oppenheim’s group, from left:

Xiuli Sun, Satheesh Elangovan, Homan Hanasab, Erdjan Salih, Frank Oppenheim, Weimin Zhang, and Eva Helmerhorst.

Member
Frank G. Oppenheim DMD, Ph.D
Email
fropp@bu.edu
Phone
617-638-4942
Member
Eva J. Helmerhorst Ph.D
Email
helmer@bu.edu
Phone
617-414-1119
Current Research
Functional activity of histatins and other salivary proteins in the proteolytic context of whole saliva.
Member
Weimin Zhang Ph.D
Email
wzhang@bu.edu
Phone
617-638-4988
Current Research
In vivo human enamel pellicle proteomics.
Member
Erdjan Salih Ph.D
Email
salih@bu.edu
Phone
617-638-4916
Current Research
Protein chemistry and enzyme biochemistry approaches in the studies of structure-function and biological activity of salivary phosphoproteins/peptides.
Member
Xiuli Sun DSc student
Email
xiulisun@bu.edu
Phone
617-638-4916
Current Research
Kinetic and mechanistic studies of salivary proteases and their impact on histatin structure.
Member
Satheesh Elangovan DSc student
Email
satheesh@bu.edu
Phone
617-638-4916
Current Research
In vitro effect of various substitution components in hydroxyapatite on pellicle formation.
Member
Homan Hanasab Master student
Email
hhanasab@bu.edu
Phone
617-638-4916
Current Research
Oral Candida carriage and salivary antifungal activity.