Subject:Love in the Time of Cholera: Cooperation and Conflict in Vibrio cholerae communities
Speaker:Dr. Hammer Brian Keith
Host: Prof. Yinyue Deng
Time: 2:30pm.November 8 , 2016（Tuesday）
Location: Science Building Room 317（科技楼317室）
Dr. Hammer is an Associate Professor at Georgia Tech in Atlanta GA where he has been since 2008. Prior to that time Dr. Hammer studying quorum sensing and biofilms in Vibrios during his postdoc with Dr. Bonnie Bassler at Princeton University . During his doctoral training he studied the genetics of transmission of the aquatic pathogen Legionella pneumophila at the University of Michigan Medical school in the lab of Dr. Michele Swanson. His lab at Georgia Tech studies molecular mechanisms used by the waterborne pathogen Vibrio cholerae to engage in cooperation and conflict in the environment and in association with hosts including humans.
Dr. Hammer was a recipient of an NIH postdoctoral fellowship, and prestigious NSF CAREER award, has earned several teaching awards on his campus, and recently recorded a TEDx talk on microbial cooperation and conflict. He has numerous on-going cross-disciplinary collaborators; off his campus with researchers at the CDC and on his campus with engineers, physicists, ecologists, and mathematical modelers.
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