We research the ecology, evolution, and epidemiology of vector-borne, wildlife, and zoonotic diseases using field-based
studies and molecular tools. By understanding how pathogens are maintained in nature, we aim to identify novel targets
for interventions to reduce disease risk to humans, wildlife, and domestic animal populations.

News

Becky at a microscope

September 17, 2019

Becky’s award

Vet Med Summer Research Training Program (VMSRTP) student Becky Dowd received the Outstanding Basic or Translational Research Presentation Award!  So

More Info

September 1, 2019

Welcome new grad students

Welcome three new graduate students!  Jordan (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), Juan Pablo (Biomedical Sciences- Infection, Immunity & Epidemiology), and Keswick

More Info

August 23, 2019

Publication Celebration!!

Publication Celebration!! Hamer Labs celebrated recent papers with dinner and bowling at Grand Station!

More Info

August 9, 2019

Newly Minted PhDs!

Congrats to new PhD recipients, Dr. Alyssa Meyers and Dr. Italo Zecca!

More Info

August 3, 2019

Radio-telemetry Workshop

First Annual North American Wildlife Disease Student Workshop was a success!  The workshop was at the UC Davis campus and

More Info

August 1, 2019

Postdocs land faculty positions

Congrats to our postdocs on landing faculty positions!  Dr. Carolyn Hodo is now Assistant Professor of Pathology, The University of

More Info

See all News


Check out our Flickr photostream for updates from the lab, the field, and our social events!