Research affiliations

Director, Manitoba Chemosensory Biology (MCSB) Research Group

Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

Research summary

The research in our laboratory is focused on taste and chemosensory biology. This includes work on taste signaling mechanisms, food chemosensation, oral microbiome and oral health.


Dr. Prashen Chelikani is a professor in the Department of Oral Biology at the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba.


PDF, Department of Biology, MIT, USA
PhD, Department of Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Canada
MSc, BSc (Biochemistry), Andhra University, India

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Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry
D113, 780 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2 Canada