Vet Med Summer Research Training Program (VMSRTP) student Becky Dowd received the Outstanding Basic or Translational Research Presentation Award! So much great research was presented by the students this summer, congrats!
Welcome three new graduate students! Jordan (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology), Juan Pablo (Biomedical Sciences- Infection, Immunity & Epidemiology), and Keswick (MS- Veterinary Public Health- Epidemiology)! Successful white coat oath ceremony… bring on the research!
Publication Celebration!! Hamer Labs celebrated recent papers with dinner and bowling at Grand Station!
Congrats to new PhD recipients, Dr. Alyssa Meyers and Dr. Italo Zecca!
First Annual North American Wildlife Disease Student Workshop was a success! The workshop was at the UC Davis campus and held just prior to the annual Wildlife Disease Association meeting. Schubot Center was one of the event sponsors. Italo Zecca and Skye Sneed were among the student organizers. Dr. Hamer led a workshop on wildlife […]
Congrats to our postdocs on landing faculty positions! Dr. Carolyn Hodo is now Assistant Professor of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Keeling Center, Bastrop TX. Dr. Jillian Wormington is now Assistant Professor of Biology, Wayne State College, Wayne NE.
Hamer Lab work featured in summer 2019 National Geographic! Sarah and Alyssa were interviewed by Daisy Hernandez about canine Chagas disease, who wrote the article ‘A little-known parasite infects 300,000 people in the U.S.’ that appeared in the June 2019 issue. Gabe Hamer’s kissing bug photograph was featured in the online version of the article!
Rachel B. was awarded a $1500 Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Research Grant to support her work on host communities and Trypanosoma cruzi infection.
Our work with researchers from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center to document ticks imported by migratory birds was featured in the Texas Standard. Article + audio file available here.
Successful defense—congrats Dr. Italo Zecca!!!