Our ACE REU students enjoy a trip to Zoo Atl!
Cristian and Sophia win top teaching awards!
Labs meetings 2020-21: Cholera in the time of COVID
SEB ASM meeting in Huntsville. Sophia, that is a fabulous poster!
Cristian kicks off the SEB ASM meeting in Huntsville, and takes home the best grad talk award!
A couple of hams!
It was a treat to be the keynote speaker at the Florida ASM regional meeting in beautiful Clearwater FL!
Brandy Njai captures 1st place for the poster she presents at the LSAMP STEM Innovators conference on her summer REU project studying V. cholerae and other aquatic microbes
Sophia get the crowd at UT Austin excited about Type VI Secretion!
ACE REU co-director Frank Stewart (left) and TA Michael Ng (right) with our students on Sapelo Island off the coast of Georgia
2019 Aquatic Chemical Ecology REU students at their capstone poster session
Some of our 2019 REU students enjoying a day of climbing at Stone Summit Atlanta!
Congratulations to Kenneth and Holly, our award winning graduates!
Harshini in her regalia!
Who won the T6SS cookies in the gift exchange?
A Cherry Emerson holiday!
A heated game of Codenames!
RES student Brandy Njai presents her poster on her summer project studying attachment of V. cholerae to chitin.
Robert minipreps some plasmid DNA, donning his PPE.
Cristian and Vishnu bouldering at Stone Summit Atlanta!
Visiting PhD student Rotem Sela from Israel gets a selfie with Bonnie Bassler at the 2018 Suddath Symposium at GT!
Brian in Israel with members of the Halpern lab (left to right: Sivan, Yoni, Rotem, and Malka)
Harshini, Cristian, Kenneth, Vishnu, and Holly build an impressive snowman during a rare snowstorm that hits Atlanta on December 8 and shuts down campus!
The 2017 REU students are ready to take a ride in the back of the Sapelo Island field station’s jalopy!
Our REU students record the critters caught during our trawl on the Spartina!
Cristian gives his poster talk at ASM Microbe 2017! (Yes that’s 2017-18 ASM president Peggy Cotter learning about his new data!)
Carol’s baby Misti!
Jacob with his daughter Kavita!
Samit’s hooding ceremony in spring 2017.
Hammer lab photo at a party to celebrate Samit’s defense and the holiday season!
Dr. Bernardy at the official “hooding ceremony” before commencement!
A new tradition!? To complete your PhD n the Hammer lab you need to ascend a route with Brian and the Stone Summit climbing gym! Nice job Samit!
Samit – Graduate Student Excellence Award!
Eryn – Outstanding Undergraduate Mentoring Award!
The Aquatic Chemical Ecology REU students having fun and learning some science on Sapelo Island wirh Dr. Hammer.
Biosphere 2 – Scialog conference setting… Pauly Shore was not in attendence!
Drs. Hammer, Valente and Xavier at the New University of Lisbon, Portugal!
Surfing at Guincho Beach in Lisbon with the Xavier lab!
Dr. Hammer receives Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award at April banquet.
Sarah teaches kids about “glowing germs” at Laurel Ridge Elementary School’s “Science Night”!
Hammer lab (Post-) Holiday Party
Graduation party at the Hammer’s for Elsa and Elena
Jacob is pensive
Samit is excited to join the lab!
Eryn, Brian, Maria and the boss at the regional ASM meeting in Gainesville FL
The Molecular Nano-Communication group! Drs. Fekri, Hammer, Akyildiz, Forest, and Sivakumar
Undergraduate Susie Lee demonstrates how to extract DNA from strawberries with Mr. Taube’s 5th graders
Summer lab party at the Hammer house
ASM meeting in New Orleans (the 4 Es from left to right :Elena, Eryn, Erika and Elsa)
Patrick and Brian trying to look cool at ASM in New Orleans.
Bonnie Bassler visits Georgia Tech to give a talk and spend time with the Hammer lab.
Elena and Brian with “Rita Colwell” after Elena is awarded the Outstanding Oral Presentation Award at the Vibrios in the Environment Meeting in Biloxi MS
Shannon teaches Elena how to eat crab.
The Hammer lab crushes the Gaucher lab at Whirly Ball!
Patrick with his daughter at Brian’s house.
Genetic Screens 101 – “What are those little dots on that plate?” Colonies Elena… colonies.”
Elsa and Sophia chat at a Hammer lab party