WELCOME TO THE SALIVARY BIOSCIENCE COMMUNITY
IISBR – Serving Your Research Needs
The Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research at the University of California, Irvine is a shared resource, staffed by professional technical and administrative personnel with specialties in coordinating research, managing laboratory operations, conducting salivary assays, and administering budgets, that serves as a scientific hub so researchers with common interests can gather to exchange ideas and develop collaborations among an international network of scientists.
With collaborations at the IISBR you can learn from prior experiences of others already active in the field of salivary bioscience. In our experience, collaborative science creates and moves “big ideas” forward. We know that functional scientific teams need to be composed of individuals who have interdisciplinary and specialized skills/knowledge, but also speak some common language to facilitate collaboration and innovation. Collaborate with us and your project’s “dream team” is likely to be composed of investigators from many different Universities and countries.
Thank you again for the opportunity to support your Salivary Bioscience Research.
Douglas A. Granger, PhD.
We’ve highlighted some of the more than 85 different projects ongoing at the Institute here.
The minimally-invasive nature of saliva sample collection and the broad range of potential measurements, enables oral fluids to be employed in a wide range of fields and disciplines. Salivary Bioscience creates research opportunities for not only biologically related fields (i.e. sports medicine, psychiatry, neuroscience), but also traditionally non-biologically oriented fields such as economics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, gerontology, social work, animal welfare and more.