Dr Kubra Aral

Dr Kubra Aral, from Ankara in Turkey, was a research fellow in Oral Biology at the Dental school over the last year. Kubra achieved her DDS degree in 2010 and working in completed her PhD in 2014 on the effects of vitamin D3 and K2 on experimentally periodontitis. She has been researching on the apoptosis and inflammasome involvement in periodontal disease.  Dr Kubra Aral has been currently working on inflammasome and periodontal disease interactions. Her main interest is cell signalling in periodontitis. Her supervisors were Profs Michael Milward and Professor Paul Cooper. Staff and students gather to wish her well on her future career and a leaving party was arranged in the dental school.
(Dr Aral is in the centre of the picture)