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Big Balloon Battle at Briggs: Just Call It '15 Minutes of Aim'

Water warrior Bruce Hammock dumps water on Kevin Cloonan, then a graduate student in the Walter Leal lab. (2012  photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Just call it "15 Minutes of Aim." That's how long it takes to toss 2,000 water balloons. Or, rather, that's how long it takes the Bruce Hammock laboratory at the University of California, Davis, to toss 2,000 water balloons. The 15th annual Bruce...

Water warrior Bruce Hammock dumps water on Kevin Cloonan, then a graduate student in the Walter Leal lab. (2012  photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Water warrior Bruce Hammock dumps water on Kevin Cloonan, then a graduate student in the Walter Leal lab. (2012 photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Water warrior Bruce Hammock dumps water on Kevin Cloonan, then a graduate student in the Walter Leal lab. (2012 photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2012 photo, Hammock lab researcher Christophe Morisseau chases a fellow water warrior, postdoctoral scholar Pingxi Xu of the Walter Leal lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In this 2012 photo, Hammock lab researcher Christophe Morisseau chases a fellow water warrior, postdoctoral scholar Pingxi Xu of the Walter Leal lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2012 photo, Hammock lab researcher Christophe Morisseau chases a fellow water warrior, postdoctoral scholar Pingxi Xu of the Walter Leal lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2017 photo, Hammock lab administrator Cindy McReynolds, now a doctoral student in the Hammock lab, tries to avoid a balloon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In this 2017 photo, Hammock lab administrator Cindy McReynolds, now a doctoral student in the Hammock lab, tries to avoid a balloon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2017 photo, Hammock lab administrator Cindy McReynolds, now a doctoral student in the Hammock lab, tries to avoid a balloon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2017 photo, Bruce Hammock douses Louisa Lo, who was his executive administrative assistant before moving to Michigan with her family. Her husband, Kin Sing Stephen Lee, is is on the faculty of Michigan State University's Pharmacology and Toxicology, while she is an administrative assistant at the university. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In this 2017 photo, Bruce Hammock douses Louisa Lo, who was his executive administrative assistant before moving to Michigan with her family. Her husband, Kin Sing Stephen Lee, is is on the faculty of Michigan State University's Pharmacology and Toxicology, while she is an administrative assistant at the university. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In this 2017 photo, Bruce Hammock douses Louisa Lo, who was his executive administrative assistant before moving to Michigan with her family. Her husband, Kin Sing Stephen Lee, is is on the faculty of Michigan State University's Pharmacology and Toxicology, while she is an administrative assistant at the university. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The UC Davis Version of 'The Splash Brothers'

It was “fun in the sun” at the 13th annual Bruce Hammock Lab Water Balloon Battle. From left are Todd Harris and Sing Lee, assistant project scientists; graduate student Alifia Merchant who just received her master's degree in agriculture and environmental chemistry, and research scientist Christophe Morisseau, who coordinated the event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What do UC Davis entomologists and other scientists do for fun and camaraderie after working hard 52 weeks of the year? Well, if you're Bruce Hammock, distinguished professor of entomology with a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer...

It was “fun in the sun” at the 13th annual Bruce Hammock Lab Water Balloon Battle. From left are Todd Harris and Sing Lee, assistant project scientists; graduate student Alifia Merchant who just received her master's degree in agriculture and environmental chemistry, and research scientist Christophe Morisseau, who coordinated the event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
It was “fun in the sun” at the 13th annual Bruce Hammock Lab Water Balloon Battle. From left are Todd Harris and Sing Lee, assistant project scientists; graduate student Alifia Merchant who just received her master's degree in agriculture and environmental chemistry, and research scientist Christophe Morisseau, who coordinated the event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It was “fun in the sun” at the 13th annual Bruce Hammock Lab Water Balloon Battle. From left are Todd Harris and Sing Lee, assistant project scientists; graduate student Alifia Merchant who just received her master's degree in agriculture and environmental chemistry, and research scientist Christophe Morisseau, who coordinated the event. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Alifia Merchant of the Hammock lab drenches Bruce Hammock. She just received her master's degree in agriculture and environmental chemistry. In the foreground is executive administrative assistant Louisa Lo. At right is Hammock lab researcher and balloon battle coordinator Christophe Morisseau. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Alifia Merchant of the Hammock lab drenches Bruce Hammock. She just received her master's degree in agriculture and environmental chemistry. In the foreground is executive administrative assistant Louisa Lo. At right is Hammock lab researcher and balloon battle coordinator Christophe Morisseau. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Alifia Merchant of the Hammock lab drenches Bruce Hammock. She just received her master's degree in agriculture and environmental chemistry. In the foreground is executive administrative assistant Louisa Lo. At right is Hammock lab researcher and balloon battle coordinator Christophe Morisseau. (Photos by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ting Xu (far right), a visiting professor from China, gets splashed. At left is Hammock lab research scientist Christopher Morisseau. Associate professor Aldrin Gomes is in the background. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ting Xu (far right), a visiting professor from China, gets splashed. At left is Hammock lab research scientist Christopher Morisseau. Associate professor Aldrin Gomes is in the background. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ting Xu (far right), a visiting professor from China, gets splashed. At left is Hammock lab research scientist Christopher Morisseau. Associate professor Aldrin Gomes is in the background. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tom Joseph, a visiting student from France (Aldrin Gomes lab) targets Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Tom Joseph, a visiting student from France (Aldrin Gomes lab) targets Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Tom Joseph, a visiting student from France (Aldrin Gomes lab) targets Christophe Morisseau of the Hammock lab. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 2:57 PM
 
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