Join us

The Hammami lab always interested in highly motivated and enthusiastic people with a strong background in microbiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, computational biology, or a related field. We strive to create a generous, collaborative, and supportive environment for research. We expect from our lab members hard-work, sharing, communication, and collaboration over secrecy and competition. The Hammami Lab is dedicated in studying role of gut microbiota in health and disease.


If you are interested in our research and you have a recent PhD degree, please send me an email at (including CV, publication list, past research achievements, brief motivation letter including future research plans and contact details of three references). We also encourage the candidates to suggest their own research directions or ideas. We are always interested in motivated candidates.

Graduate students

If you are interested in joining the lab, please send me an email containing your CV, publications (if available), grades from university studies, motivation letter and contact details of at least one potential reference. Also, have a look at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Health Sciences programme for information about the application process.

Undergraduate students

We may have openings for undergraduate students. If you are interested, please send me an email with a short explanation of your interests. Please attach your transcript and CV in the email.


We regularly host interns supervised by senior members of the laboratory. Please see the Internship Programme for more details.

Last updated January 2020

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