Throwback to this photo captured during an international event held at US National Poultry Research Center (USNPRC), USDA-ARS in Athens, Georgia for the celebration of Heritage Month. Hazem Ramadan, a visiting scientist from Egypt working at the Bacterial Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Resistance Research Unit (BEAR), USNPRC, appeared beside a poster for Avenue of Sphinxes, a road over one and half miles that connects Luxor and Karnak Temples in Luxor, Egypt. The city of Luxor, located in Upper Egypt, has been estimated to contain about one third of the most valuable ancient monuments and antiquities in the world.
Dr. Ramadan is currently working on whole genome sequencing of antimicrobial resistant foodborne pathogens isolated from humans and animals. You can read about his recently published research from this May: