Malcolm Snead

Biology expert specializing in the chemical sense of taste, the role of salivary proteins in taste transduction and tooth enamel cloning

Professor and Chair, Division of Biomedical Studies, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC


  • recombinant DNA research
  • social value of genetic engineering
  • tooth enamel cloning
  • cellular and genetic approaches to enamel biomimetics and amelogenin expression
  • human genome sequencing
  • cellular and molecular biology
  • oral and maxillofacial pathology
  • developmental biology

Additional Information

  • Recipient, NIH Merit Award (for his work in biomimetics and contributions to dental and craniofacial research) (2001)