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Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Speaker: Aeron Hammack, Epibiome
Talk Title: The Growing Threat of Antibiotics Resistance, and the Use of Microbial Surveillance and Bacteriophage Based Therapeutics to Combat the Trend
Location: Chemla Room (67-3111)


Biography:

Dr. Aeron Hammack is Chief Operations Officer, Cofounder, and a Director of EpiBiome. He received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from The University of California at Berkeley, his PhD in Physics from UCSD, and was a postdoctoral fellow at LBNL. Dr. Hammack has more than 20 peer-reviewed publications in topics ranging from superfluidity, polymers, and surface chemistry to plasmonics and photonics. Before founding EpiBiome, he was a Research Staff Member at HGST where he developed nanoscale optical characterization techniques. In his current role at EpiBiome, he brings expertise in programming and data analysis, and oversees the bioinformatics program. Dr. Hammack is also an expert in microscopy and spectroscopy.