Lab Activities

September 2019

The lab at Chris and Jenny's wedding. It was a great excuse to get current and former Cassat lab members together!

August 2019

The inaugural passing of the femur to Dr. Potter after her thesis defense. Aimee is continuing to pursue her passion for microbiology as a post doctoral fellow in the Criss lab at the University of Virginia. She will be missed!


July 2019 

Jacob showing off his Nashville cookie knowledge during the Cassat cookie contest on his last day in the lab.

July 2019

The lab celebrating Jacob and Ashton's wedding at Frothy Monkey.

June 2019

A final celebration for Niki in the Cassat lab after her closed defense. She beings her career as a Clinical Microbiology Fellow at the NIH later this week!!


April 2019 

Celebrating a few of Niki's accomplishments this month, including finalizing a paper and being selected as a VI4 Symposium student speaker.


April 2019

Gathering for a picture for The Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (VI4) Faculty Spotlight


October 2018

Lab members joining in the wedding celebration of graduate student, Aimee Wilde (Potter!!). 

September 2018

Chris and Caleb enjoying a Montreal hike while traveling for the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting. 

August 2018

Aimee, Casey, and Laura taking a science break to enjoy ice pops at the Vanderbilt farmers' market.

June 2018

A lab outing to a Nashville Sounds baseball game.

December 2017

Celebrating Casey's end of rotation with a presentation, hot chicken, and donuts.

October 2017

The Cassat lab dressed as our model organism or Dr. Cassat for Halloween. Who wore it better?

September 2017

Lab members attending a concert to support Jacob's band.

October 2016

Aimee and Niki attending the International Conference on Gram-Positive Pathogens.