Roger Junges

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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 10 Domus Odontologica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1052 Blindern 0316 OSLO
Other affiliations Faculty of Dentistry

Academic interests

Molecular microbiology, bacterial genetics, biofilm, bacterial signaling, host-microbe interactions, inflammation, wound healing, molecular biology, genetic competence, virulence regulation

Background

2013-2017 - PhD candidate, Department of Oral Biology, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway

2015 - Visiting Researcher, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, USA

2015 - Visiting Researcher, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University College London (UCL), London, UK

2013 - Private practice, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2012  - Visiting Researcher, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, USA

2008-2012  - Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Faculty of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil

Awards

2017 - IADR Colgate Research in Prevention Travel Awards (IADR/AADR/CADR General Session, March 22-25, 2017,San Francisco, CA, United States of America)

2016 - IADR Lion Dental Research – Oral Health (IADR/APR General Session, June 22-25, 2016, Seoul, Republic of South Korea)

2016 - ASM Student/Postdoc Travel Award (ASM Conference on Streptococcal Genetics, July 31 – August 3, 2016, Washington, D.C., United States of America)

2016 - University of Oslo, Faculty of Dentistry Best Master Dissertation Award (co-supervisor), cand. odont. Mari Hoff Lund, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, 2016

2015 - NOF Travel Award, (CED-IADR 47th Meeting, October 15-17, 2015, Antalya, Turkey)

2015 - IADR Unilever Hatton Awards Finalist (presenter) (IADR General Session, March 9-14, 2015, Boston, MA United States of America)

2014 - NOF Unilever Hatton Competition Award (presenter) (IADR/PER Conference, September 10-13, 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia)

2014 - NOF Travel Award (IADR/PER Conference September 10-13, 2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia)

Peer-reviewed publications

Junges R, Salvadori G, Shekhar S, Åmdal HA, Periselneris J, Chen T, Brown JS, Petersen FC. A quorum-sensing system that regulates Streptococcus pneumoniae biofilm formation and surface polysaccharide production. (mSphere - accepted)

Khan R, Junges R, Åmdal HA, Chen T, Morrison DA, Petersen FC. A positive feedback loop mediated by Sigma X enhances expression of the streptococcal ComR regulator and its cognate pheromone. Scientific Reports, 2017 Jul; 7(1):5984. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04768-5. PMID: 28729683.

Curra M, Salvadori G, Junges R, Sant’Ana M, Hugo FN, Martins MD. Diagnostic accuracy of potentially malignant disorders and malignant lip lesions. Brazilian Oral Research, 2016 22;30(1):e135. PMID: 28001243.

Gajendrareddy PK, Junges R, Cygan G, Zhao Y, Marucha PT, Engeland CG. Increased oxygen exposure alters collagen expression and tissue architecture during ligature-induced periodontitis. Journal of Periodontal Research. 2016 Aug 30. doi: 10.1111/jre.12408.

Salvadori G*, Junges R*, Morrison DA, Petersen FC. Overcoming the barrier of low efficiency during natural transformation of Streptococcus mitisFrontiers in Microbiology. 2016, 01009 (7). http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01009 *Both authors contributed equally

Morrison DA, Khan R, Junges R, Åmdal HA, Petersen FC. Genome editing by natural genetic transformation in S. mutansJournal of Microbiological Methods. 2015 Dec;119:134-41.

Engeland CG, Hugo FN, Hilgert JB, Nascimento GG, Junges R, Lim HJ, Marucha PT, Bosch JA. The effects of psychological distress on salivary secretory immunity. Brain Behavior and Immunity. 2016 Feb;52:11-7.

Junges R, Celeste RK, Pizzatto LN, Gatti FDS, Abegg C, Samuel SMW. Elementary schoolteachers’ knowledge and decision making regarding dental trauma. Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry. 2015;13(4):357-64.

Rösing CK, Junges R, Haas AN. Publication rates of editorial board members in oral health journals. Brazilian Oral Research. 2014 Jan-Feb;28(1). pii: S1806-83242014000100251.

Junges R, Zitzmann NU, Walter C, Rösing CK. Dentists’ decision making regarding maintenance of compromised teeth and implant therapy indication: an analysis of gender and enrollment in teaching positions. Clinical Oral Implants Research. 2014 Sep;25(9):1027-33. doi: 10.1111/clr.12206.

Gajendrareddy PK, Engeland CG, Junges R, Horan MP, Rojas IG, Marucha PT. MMP-8 overexpression and persistence of neutrophils relate to stress-impaired healing and poor collagen architecture in mice. Brain Behavior and Immunity. 2013 Feb;28:44-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2012.10.016.

Junges R, Portella FF, Hugo FN, Padilha DM, Samuel SMW. Caregivers' attitudes regarding oral health in a long-term care institution in Brazil. Gerodontology. 2012 Nov 7. doi:10.1111/ger.12019.

Junges R, Moraes VB, Rösing CK. [Association between gingival recession and dentin hypersensitivity] In Portuguese. Perionews, 2012; 6(3): 243-247.

Slawski EG, Moreira IB, Junges R, Rösing CK. [The participation of dentists in multidisciplinary teams in Intensive Care Units (ICUs)] In Portuguese. Perionews, 2012 Jan-Fev;6(1): 39-44.

Junges R, Stello RS, Portella FF, Rösing CK, Samuel SMW. Impact of the implantation of a new curriculum in the process of learning in a Faculty of Dentistry in Brazil. Brazilian Oral Research (In Press), 2011; 25: 478-484.

Moreira IB, Slawski EG, Junges R, Rösing CK. [Oral health care in surgical and hospitalized patients in Porto Alegre] In Portuguese. Perionews, 2011 Nov-Dec; 5(6):611-6.

Book chapters

Junges R, Khan R, Tovpeko Y, Åmdal HA, Petersen FC, Morrison DA. Markerless genome editing in competent streptococci Oral Biology: Molecular techniques and applications. Series Methods in Molecular Biology. 2017; 1537:233-247. PMID: 27924598 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6685-1_14.

Salvadori G, Junges R, Khan R, Åmdal HA, Morrison DA, Petersen FC. Natural transformation of oral streptococci by use of synthetic pheromones. Oral Biology: Molecular techniques and applications. Series Methods in Molecular Biology. 2017; 1537:219-232. PMID: 27924597 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6685-1_13.

Tags: microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, genetic competence, signaling, pathogens, commensals, molecular microbiology

Publications

Junges R, Salvadori G, Shekhar S, Åmdal HA, Periselneris J, Chen T, Brown JS, Petersen FC. A quorum-sensing system that regulates Streptococcus pneumoniae biofilm formation and surface polysaccharide production. (mSphere - accepted)

Khan R, Junges R, Åmdal HA, Chen T, Morrison DA, Petersen FC. A positive feedback loop mediated by Sigma X enhances expression of the streptococcal ComR regulator and its cognate pheromone. Scientific Reports, 2017 Jul; 7(1):5984. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-04768-5. PMID: 28729683.

Curra M, Salvadori G, Junges R, Sant’Ana M, Hugo FN, Martins MD. Diagnostic accuracy of potentially malignant disorders and malignant lip lesions. Brazilian Oral Research, 2016 22;30(1):e135. PMID: 28001243 DOI: 10.1590/1807-3107BOR-2016.vol30.0135

Gajendrareddy PK, Junges R, Cygan G, Zhao Y, Marucha PT, Engeland CG. Increased oxygen exposure alters collagen expression and tissue architecture during ligature-induced periodontitis. Journal of Periodontal Research. 2016 Aug 30. doi: 10.1111/jre.12408.

Salvadori G, Junges R, Morrison DA, Petersen FC. Overcoming the barrier of low efficiency during natural transformation of Streptococcus mitis. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2016, 01009 (7). http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2016.01009

Morrison DA, Khan R, Junges R, Åmdal HA, Petersen FC. Genome editing by natural genetic transformation in S. mutansJ Microbiol Methods, 2015 Dec;119:134-41.

Engeland CG, Hugo FN, Hilgert JB, Nascimento GG, Junges R, Lim HJ, Marucha PT, Bosch JA. The effects of psychological distress on salivary secretory immunity. Brain Behav Immun. 2016 Feb;52:11-7.

Junges R, Celeste RK, Pizzatto LN, Gatti FDS, Abegg C, Samuel SMW. Elementary schoolteachers’ knowledge and decision making regarding dental trauma. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2015;13(4):357-64.

Junges R, Zitzmann NU, Walter C, Rösing CK. Dentists’ decision making regarding maintenance of compromised teeth and implant therapy indication: an analysis of gender and enrollment in teaching positions. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2013 Jun 20. 

Gajendrareddy PK, Engeland CG, Junges R, Horan MP, Rojas IG, Marucha PT. MMP-8 overexpression and persistence of neutrophils relate to stress-impaired healing and poor collagen architecture in mice. Brain Behav Immun. 2013 Feb;28:44-8.

Junges R, Portella FF, Hugo FN, Padilha DM, Samuel SMW. Caregivers' attitudes regarding oral health in a long-term care institution in Brazil. Gerodontology. 2012 Nov 7.

Junges R, Moraes VB, Rösing CK. [Association between gingival recession and dentin hypersensitivity] In portuguese. Perionews, 2012; 6(3): 243-247.

Slawski EG, Moreira IB, Junges R, Rösing CK. [The participation of dentists in multidisciplinary teams in Intensive Care Units (ICUs)] In Portuguese. Perionews, 2012 Jan-Fev;6(1): 39-44.

Junges R, Stello RS, Portella FF, Rösing CK, Samuel SMW. Impact of the implantation of a new curriculum in the process of learning in a Faculty of Dentistry in Brazil. Brazilian Oral Research (In Press), 2011; 25: 478-484.

Moreira IB, Slawski EG, Junges R, Rösing CK. [Oral health care in surgical and hospitalized patients in Porto Alegre] In portuguese. Perionews, 2011 Nov-Dec; 5(6):611-6.

  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Tovpeko, Yanina; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina & Morrison, Donald (2017). Markerless genome editing in competent streptococci. Methods in Molecular Biology.  ISSN 1064-3745.  1537, s 233- 247 . doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6685-1_14
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Sudhanshu, Shekhar; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Periselneris, Jimstan; Chen, Tsute; Brown, Jeremy S. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A quorum-sensing system that regulates Streptococcus pneumoniae biofilm formation and surface polysaccharide production.. mSphere.  ISSN 2379-5042.
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Shekhar, Sudhanshu; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Periselneris, Jimstan; Chen, Tsute; Brown, Jeremy & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A Quorum-Sensing System That Regulates Streptococcus pneumoniae Biofilm Formation and Surface Polysaccharide Production. mSphere.  ISSN 2379-5042. . doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00324-17
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). Natural transformation of oral streptococci by use of synthetic pheromones. Methods in Molecular Biology.  ISSN 1064-3745.  s 219- 232
  • Engeland, C. G.; Hugo, F. N.; Hilgert, J. B.; Nascimento, G. G.; Junges, Roger; Lim, H. J.; Marucha, P. T. & Bosch, J. A. (2016). Psychological distress and salivary secretory immunity. Brain, behavior, and immunity.  ISSN 0889-1591.  52, s 11- 17 . doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2015.08.017
  • Engeland, Christopher G.; Hugo, Fernando N.; Hilgert, Juliana B.; Nascimento, Gustavo G.; Junges, Roger; Lim, HJ; Marucha, Phillip T. & Bosch, Jos A. (2016). The effects of psychological distress on salivary secretory immunity. Brain, behavior, and immunity.  ISSN 0889-1591.  52, s 11- 17 . doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2015
  • Praveen K., Gajendrareddy; Junges, Roger; Cygan, G; Zhao, Y; Marucha, Phillip T. & Engeland, Cristopher G. (2016). Increased oxygen exposure alters collagen expression and tissue architecture during ligature-induced periodontitis. Journal of Periodontal Research.  ISSN 0022-3484. . doi: 10.1111/jre.12408
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). Overcoming the barrier of low efficiency during Genetic transformation of Streptococcus mitis. Frontiers in Microbiology.  ISSN 1664-302X.  7 . doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01009 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). Overcoming the barrier of low efficiency during natural transformation of Streptococcus mitis. Frontiers in Microbiology.  ISSN 1664-302X.
  • Morrison, D.A.; Khan, Rabia; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Genome editing by natural genetic transformation in Streptococcus mutans. Journal of Microbiological Methods.  ISSN 0167-7012.  119, s 134- 141 . doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2015.09.023
  • Junges, Roger; Celeste, RK; Pizzatto, LN; Gatti, FDS; Abegg, C & Samuel, SMW (2014). Elementary schoolteachers’ knowledge and decision making regarding dental trauma.. Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry.  ISSN 1602-1622.
  • Rösing, CK; Junges, Roger & Haas, AN (2014). Publication rates of editorial board members in oral health journals.. Brazilian Oral Research.  ISSN 1806-8324. . doi: 10.1590/1807-3107BOR-2014.vol28.0042
  • Gajendrareddy, PK; Engeland, CG; Junges, Roger; Horan, MP; Rojas, IG & Marucha, PT (2013). MMP-8 overexpression and persistence of neutrophils relate to stress-impaired healing and poor collagen architecture in mice.. Brain, behavior, and immunity.  ISSN 0889-1591.
  • Junges, Roger; Zitzmann, NU; Walter, C & Rösing, CK (2013). Dental care providers' decision making regarding maintenance of compromised teeth and implant therapy indication: an analysis of gender and enrollment in teaching positions. Clinical Oral Implants Research.  ISSN 0905-7161. . doi: 10.1111/clr.12206
  • Junges, Roger; Moraes, VB & Rösing, CK (2012). Association between gingival recession and dentin hypersensitivity. Perionews.  ISSN 1981-2922.
  • Junges, Roger; Portella, FF; Hugo, FN; Padilha, DM & Samuel, SMW (2012). Caregivers' attitudes regarding oral health in a long-term care institution in Brazil.. Gerodontology.  ISSN 0734-0664.
  • Slawski, EG; Moreira, IB; Junges, Roger & Rösing, CK (2012). The participation of dentists in multidisciplinary teams in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). Perionews.  ISSN 1981-2922.
  • Junges, Roger; Stello, RS; Portella, FF; Rösing, CK & Samuel, SMW (2011). Impact of the implantation of a new curriculum in the process of learning in a Faculty of Dentistry in Brazil.. Brazilian Oral Research.  ISSN 1806-8324.
  • Moreira, IB; Slawski, EG; Junges, Roger & Rösing, CK (2011). Oral health care in surgical and hospitalized patients in Porto Alegre. Perionews.  ISSN 1981-2922.

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  • Cowley, Lauren A.; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina; Junges, Roger; Hanage, William P & Morrison, Donald A. (2017). Co-culture of S. pneumoniae strains fosters large recombination events.
  • Cowley, Lauren A.; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina; Junges, Roger; Hanage, William P & Morrison, Donald A. (2017). Large recombination events readily occurring in biofilm cultures of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Chen, Tsute; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Jimstan N., Periselneris; Jeremy S., Brown & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A bacterial pheromone system regulates biofilm formation and colonization..
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Sudhanshu, Shekhar; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Jimstan N., Periselneris; Chen, Tsute; Jeremy S., Brown & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). An Rgg/SHP quorum sensing system reduces virulence and fitness in Streptococcus pneumoniae.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A Competence-Induced Bacteriocin Reduces Growth of Oral Pathogenic Bacteria.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A Competence-Induced Bacteriocin Reduces Growth of Oral Pathogenic Bacteria..
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). High efficiency genetic transformation in encapsulated pneumococcus.
  • Junges, Roger (2016). Overcoming barriers to genome editing of oral streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger (2016). Overcoming barriers to genome editing of oral streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger (2016). Rgg-type regulators in streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). Markerless Genome Editing in Oral Streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). High efficiency genetic transformation in Streptococcus Mitis.
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Morrison, Donald A.; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). Global response of Streptococcus mitis to the competence-stimulating peptide.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Chen, Tsute; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). High-resolution profiles of the CSP signaling pathway in Streptococcus mitis SK321 and NCTC12261T..
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). Transcriptome response of Streptococcus mitis to the competence pheromone (Hatton Award representation).
  • Celeste, Roger K.; Junges, Roger & Oliveira, Sara C. (2015). Higher income levels and household assets are related to better periodontal condition up to a certain threshold.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Markerless genome editing in streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Microbiology and Immunology.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Rgg/SHP pheromone system in S. pneumoniae and S. mitis.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Understanding cell-to-cell communication in bacteria.
  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). A new link between two Streptococcus mutans pheromones.
  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome response of Streptoccocus mutans to the sigX-inducing peptide (XIP).
  • Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). A New Pheromone in Streptococcus mitis Enhances Biofilm Formation.
  • Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Characterization of an Rgg/SHP system in Streptococcus mitis that allows communication with Streptococcus pneumoniae.
  • Petersen, Fernanda Cristina; Khan, Rabia; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Morrison, Donald A. (2015). A new link between the Streptococcus mutans XIP and CSP pheromone pathways revealed by directional RNA-sequencing.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Identification of Streptococcus mitis competence pheromone responsive genes by transcriptome analysis.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome response of Streptococcus mitis to the competence pheromone.
  • Silva, Gabriela Salvadori; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Streptococcus mitis response to the competence pheromone.
  • Silva, Gabriela Salvadori; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome analysis of Streptococcus mitis response to the competence pheromone.
  • Junges, Roger (2014). Host-microbe interactions.
  • Junges, Roger (2014). Streptococcus mitis transcriptome changes in response to a novel pheromone.
  • Junges, Roger; Rukke, HV; Åmdal, HA; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2014). Streptococcus mitis transcriptome changes in response to a novel pheromone.

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