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Dr Sabeel Valappil BSc, MSc, PhD,PGCertEd FHEA

Lecturer in Dental Sciences School of Dentistry

    Research

    Development of antibacterial materials

    His research interests include; the molecular analysis of oral bacteria, nano-scale investigation of colonisation of dental materials by oral flora and development of antibacterial agents to combat both planktonic and biofilm bacteria.

    Research Group Membership

    Research Grants

    Advanced development of the constant depth film fermenter towards optimised biofilm modelling and development of functional insights of biofilm communities

    UNILEVER UK CENTRAL RESOURCES LTD (UK)

    October 2019 - September 2023

    Use of a CDFF oral biofilm model to investigate product associated changes in biofilm colonisation, ecology, structure and biochemistry

    UNILEVER UK CENTRAL RESOURCES LTD (UK)

    October 2016 - December 2021

    Production of novel nano-composites of lactoferrin conjugated gallium and silver quantum dots and its biomedical applications

    UK-INDIA EDUCATION AND RESEARCH INITIATIVE (UK)

    March 2013 - July 2017

    Research Collaborations

    Dr. Sekar Raju

    External: Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

    Santander Travel Award

    Dr.Ensanya A. Abou Neel

    External: King Abdulazis University

    John V. Hanna

    External: University of Warwick

    Dr.Tahera Ansari

    External: Imperial College London

    Dr.Quentin M Nunes

    Internal

    Prof. David Fernig

    Internal

    Dr.Janet M Risk

    Internal

    Dr. Chandra P. Sharma

    External: Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST)

    UKIERI funded project

    Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Aldo R. Boccaccini

    External: University of Erlangen

    Dr. Wojciech Chrzanowski

    External: University of Sydney

    Prof. Matthew J. Rosseinsky

    Internal

    Prof. Michael Wilson

    External: University College London

    Prof. Robert. J. Newport

    External: University of Kent

    Dr Laila Bahammam

    Project: The British Council Post-doctoral Summer Research (PDSR) Programme
    External: King Abdulazis University

    The British Council funded programme

    Dr. Dave Pickup

    External: University of Kent

    Prof. Jonathan C Knowles

    External: University College London