01.15.2014 - Dr. Granger to present Spit Camp workshop at Purdue University

Spit Camp at Purdue University

The Department of Human Development and the College of Health and Human Sciences are pleased to announce a one-day salivary bioscience workshop at Purdue University.

Dr. Douglas Granger, director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research at Arizona State University ( will be leading the workshop. Dr. Granger is a psychoneuroendocrinology researcher who is well known for his development of methods related to saliva collection and analysis and the theoretical and statistical integration of salivary measures into behavioral, social, and developmental research.

The workshop will cover theoretical perspectives; use of oral fluid as biological specimen; practical aspects of sample handing, collection, and study design; basics of immunoassay used for assaying saliva; and strategies for writing papers, presentations, and proposals.

Workshop attendance is limited so RSVP/Register early.

Date: Wednesday February 26th, 2014


Time: 8:30am to 3:00pm (a ‘working lunch’ will be provided).

Individual appointments (15-30 minutes) with Dr. Granger can made directly after the workshop concludes for research teams interested in consultation about specific projects and plans.

Contact Dr. Zoe Taylor in the department of Human Development and Family Studies for more information or questions: