Kaspar Lab:

Exploring Microbial Interactions in the Human Oral Cavity


Recent Lab News


New 'Behind the Paper' Posted!

October 1st, 2020

We wrote a 'Behind the Paper' post on our ISME publication! See the story that led to our most recent findings about direct contact with commensal streptococci influencing S. mutans behaviors. 

New Publication on Direct Contact Between S. mutans and commensals

September 30th, 2020

Our latest research into transcriptomic changes that occur in the dental caries pathogen S. mutans when it is in direct contact with other commensal streptococci was publish in The ISME Journal. Check out 'Direct interactions with commensal streptococci modify intercellular communication behaviors of Streptococcus mutans"! 

Kaspar Lab Opens at Ohio State!

July 1st, 2020

Justin Kaspar, PhD started his faculty appointment as an assistant professor in the Division of Biosciences within the College of Dentistry on July 1st, 2020. Kaspar Lab 1.0 will be located in Postle Hall, Room 4185.

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Thanks for your interest in our research. Get in touch with us for any questions or comments regarding our work and publications. We’d love to hear from you!

Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Avenue

Office: Room 4179

Lab: Room 4185
Columbus, OH 43210-1267

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