Dareen Fteita
DDS, MSc, PhD student

University Support Services (University Services)
Doctoral Student, Institute of Dentistry (Institute of Dentistry)
Department of Periodontology
dareen.fteita@utu.fi
+358 29 450 4492
+358 50 514 9377

Lemminkäisenkatu 2
Turku
Dentalia
Office: 420





Areas of expertise
Oral Microbiology; Oral Anaerobes; Periodontology; Biomedical Imaging; Microscopy

Biography

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS):
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Garyounis, Libya (formerly called Al-Arab Medical University) with a general grade “Good”, 2003.
Post-graduate researcher:
Dental and oral health research group, Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, 2004-2006.
PerioCardio group, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Helsinki, Finland, 12.2009-12.2010.
PhD candidate:
Department of Periodontology, University of Turku, Institute of Dentistry, (registered in 2013), 7.5.2012-onwards.
Master of Science:
MDP in Biomedical Imaging, 120 ECTS credits, Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, with a general grade “very good” for major subjects and “passed with exceptional praise” for master thesis, 11.8.2015.








Research
  1. Researcher scientist:
    Institute of Biomedicine, and Faculty of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, October 2004 - December 2006.
    Postgraduate researcher and PhD candidate: Department of Periodontology, Institute of Dentistry, University of Turku. (November, 2013-onwards)

2. Research experience:
- Murine in vivo imaging training in Toivola Laboratories 16.12.2013-23.1.2014
- Microbiology laboratory methods and techniques. (7.5.2012-onwards)
- Flow cytometry theoretical and hand-on training.
- Cell culture work experience.
- PCR techniques training.
- Zymography and enzymatic assays.
- Ad-hoc reviewer:
 Biomedical Journals-OMICS group.
 European Journal of Dentistry.
 Libyan Journal of Medicine.



Publications

Quorum sensing molecules regulate epithelial cytokine response and biofilm-related virulence of three Prevotella species (2018)
Anaerobe
Fteita D, Könönen E, Gürsoy M, Ma X, Sintim HO, Gürsoy UK
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Dipeptidyl peptidase IV and quorum sensing signaling in biofilm-related virulence of Prevotella aurantiaca (2017)
Anaerobe
Fteita D, Musrati AA, Könönen E, Ma X, Gürsoy M, Peurla M, Söderling E, Sintim HO, Gürsoy UK
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Human neutrophil peptide-1 affects matrix metalloproteinase-2, -8 and -9 secretions of oral squamous cell carcinoma cell lines in vitro (2016)
Archives of Oral Biology
Musrati AA, Tervahartiala T, Gürsoy M, Könönen E, Fteita D, Sorsa T, Uitto VJ, Gürsoy UK
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Morphological and functional adaptations of Fusobacterium nucleatum exposed to human neutrophil Peptide-1 (2016)
Anaerobe
Musrati AA, Fteita D, Paranko J, Kononen E, Gursoy UK
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Comparison of physical quality assurance between Scanora 3D and 3D Accuitomo 80 dental CT scanners (2015)
Libyan Journal of Medicine
Ali AS, Fteita D, Kulmala J
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Does estradiol have an impact on the dipeptidyl peptidase IV enzyme activity of the Prevotella intermedia group bacteria? (2015)
Anaerobe
Fteita D, Könönen E, Gürsoy M, Söderling E, Gürsoy UK
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Effect of estradiol on planktonic growth, coaggregation, and biofilm formation of the Prevotella intermedia group bacteria (2014)
Anaerobe
Fteita D, Könönen E, Söderling E, Gürsoy UK
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Molar-incisor hypomineralization (MIH) in a group of school-aged children in Benghazi, Libya (2006)
European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry
Fteita D, Ali A, Alaluusua S
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)


Last updated on 2019-24-08 at 02:19