Roger Junges

Førsteamanuensis - Institute of Oral Biology
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 10 Domus Odontologica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1052 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic interests

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

Education

2013-2017 - Philosophiae doctor (PhD), Institute of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway

2008-2013  - Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Faculty of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, Brazil

Experience

2021-present - Associate Professor, Institute of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway

2017-2020 - Postdoctoral Associate, Institute of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway

2019 (Summer) - Visiting Researcher, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, USA

2018 (Summer) - Visiting Researcher, Department of Microbiology, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA, USA

2013-2017 - Doctoral fellow, Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway

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

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

2013 - Private practice, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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

Awards

2018 - The Norwegian Dental Association prize for teaching and research - Den norske tannlegeforenings pris for odontologisk undervisning og forskning (NTFs landsmøte 2018, October 4-6, 2018, Lillestrøm, Norway)

2018 - Conference Travel Award (62nd Wind River Conference on Prokaryotic Molecular Biology, June 13-17, 2018, Estes Park, CO, United States of America).

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

Tags: microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, genetic competence, signaling, pathogens, commensals, molecular microbiology, Biofilm, antibiotic resistance, microbiome, Oral health, dentistry

Publications

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  • Petersen, Fernanda Cristina; Dhariwal, Achal; Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Sturød, Kjersti; Junges, Roger & Salvadori, Gabriela [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2021). Off-target impact of long-term amoxicillin treatment.
  • Brar, Navdeep Kaur; Junges, Roger; Hakansson, Anders P. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2021). The Impact of HAMLET, a Human-Milk Protein Complex, on the Ecology of the Oral Microbiome.
  • Junges, Roger (2020). Antibiotic Stewardship in Dental Education.
  • Dhariwal, Achal; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina; Junges, Roger & Chen, Tsute (2020). ResistoXplorer: a web-based tool for visual, statistical and exploratory data analysis of resistome data.
  • Pagotto, LL; Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela ; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina & Ricomini Filho, AP (2019). Inhibition of Streptococcus mutans competence by chlorhexidine gluconate.
  • Junges, Roger (2019). A ComRS-like regulator system in the mitis group of streptococci that regulates bacteriocin production.
  • Junges, Roger (2019). Identification of a ComRS-like regulator system in the mitis group of streptococci .
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2019). Identification of a ComRS-like regulator system in the mitis group of streptococci.
  • Pagotto, LL; Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela ; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina & Ricomoni Filho, Antonio Pedro (2019). Inhibition of Streptococcus mutans competence by chlorhexidine gluconate.
  • Junges, Roger (2019). ComRS systems in the mitis group of streptococci .
  • Junges, Roger (2019). Antimicrobial stewardship in oral health care: are we doing our part?
  • Junges, Roger (2019). Uncovering complex microbiome activities via metatranscriptomics during 24 hours of oral biofilm assembly and maturation.
  • Dhariwal, Achal; Junges, Roger & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2019). Exploratory analysis and Visualization of resistome data.
  • Junges, Roger & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2018). Rgg/SHP cross-communication in the mitis group of streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2018). Interspecies cell-to-cell communication in the mitis group of streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger; Sturød, Kjersti; Salvadori, Gabriela ; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2018). Interspecies activation of a virulent pathway by an oral commensal.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela ; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute; Morrison, Donald A & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2018). Molecular Characterization of Genetic Competence in Streptococcus mitis .
  • Sturød, Kjersti; Salvadori, Gabriela ; Junges, Roger & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2018). Antibiotic Induced Streptococcal Competence Not Always Correlate with Transformability .
  • Salvadori, Gabriela ; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute; Morrison, Donald A & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2018). Insights into regulatory pathways of competence development in Streptococcus mitis type strain and SK321 .
  • Morrison, Donald A.; Jimenez, Med; Cowley, Lauren A.; Junges, Roger; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina & Hanage, William P. (2018). Genomic signature of natural genetic transformation shared by S. pneumoniae and S. pyogenes.
  • Junges, Roger & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2018). Eavesdropping on bacterial conversations: what are they doing and do they understand each other?
  • Junges, Roger; Petersen, Fernanda Cristina; Egija, Zaura; Lemos, José A. & Merritt, Justin (2018). Environmental and antibiotic stress on oral bacteria: a target for new therapies.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). High efficiency genetic transformation in encapsulated pneumococcus.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Sudhanshu, Shekhar; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Jimstan N., Periselneris & Chen, Tsute [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2017). An Rgg/SHP quorum sensing system reduces virulence and fitness in Streptococcus pneumoniae.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A Competence-Induced Bacteriocin Reduces Growth of Oral Pathogenic Bacteria.
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela; Chen, Tsute; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Jimstan N., Periselneris & Jeremy S., Brown [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). A bacterial pheromone system regulates biofilm formation and colonization.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela ; Junges, Roger & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2017). A Competence-Induced Bacteriocin Reduces Growth of Oral Pathogenic Bacteria.
  • Junges, Roger; Salvadori, Gabriela ; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). High efficiency genetic transformation in Streptococcus Mitis.
  • 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).
  • Junges, Roger (2016). Overcoming barriers to genome editing of oral streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger (2016). Overcoming barriers to genome editing of oral streptococci.
  • 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.
  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi A.; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2016). Markerless Genome Editing in Oral Streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger (2016). Rgg-type regulators in streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Markerless genome editing in streptococci.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Microbiology and Immunology.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Understanding cell-to-cell communication in bacteria.
  • Junges, Roger (2015). Rgg/SHP pheromone system in S. pneumoniae and S. mitis.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome response of Streptococcus mitis to the competence pheromone.
  • 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; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). A New Pheromone in Streptococcus mitis Enhances Biofilm Formation.
  • Junges, Roger; Khan, Rabia; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Morrison, Donald A. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). A new link between two Streptococcus mutans pheromones.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Salvadori, Gabriela; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Identification of Streptococcus mitis competence pheromone responsive genes by transcriptome analysis.
  • 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).
  • Silva, Gabriela Salvadori; Junges, Roger; Åmdal, Heidi Aarø; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2015). Transcriptome analysis of Streptococcus mitis response 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.
  • Junges, Roger (2014). Host-microbe interactions.
  • Junges, Roger; Rukke, HV; Åmdal, HA; Chen, Tsute & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina (2014). Streptococcus mitis transcriptome changes in response to a novel pheromone.
  • Junges, Roger (2014). Streptococcus mitis transcriptome changes in response to a novel pheromone.

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Published Jan. 14, 2014 12:06 PM - Last modified Feb. 17, 2021 3:34 PM