Donnelly co-chairs 11th ICCBMT meeting

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Prof. Donnelly, with co-chairs Dr. Jeff Gorski and Dr. Charles Sfeir, invited basic and translational scientists with common interests in mineralized tissues to convene for the 11th International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues October 27-November 1 2013 in Lake Geneva, WI. Topics included structure and function of dental tissues, new methods for microstructural characterization of hard tissues, animal and disease models of altered mineralization, the role of noncollagenous proteins in mineralization, and tissue engineering. A highlight of the meeting was a lecture on Collagen Crosslinking and Mineralization by the Eve and Arthur Veis Keynote Speaker David Eyre, PhD of the University of Washington.