Atlanta, GA - Aerobiology Laboratory
2400 Herodian Way, Suite 190 Smyrna, Georgia 30080
P: (770) 947-2828 E:

Our Atlanta laboratory is dedicated to quality and providing a full range of analytical services.

The Atlanta lab is our second oldest laboratory, established in 2000. The Atlanta laboratory is perfectly situated just north of downtown Atlanta, at the intersection of Interstate 75 and 285. This allows clients easy access to the lab off each of these major highways. This location has also grown from a small laboratory with people, to a 3,000 square foot laboratory with 8 employees.

This location provides our full range of microbiology services to support indoor air quality, healthcare and commercial industries. Specific analysis includes viable cultures for bacteria/fungi, non-viable spore traps, tape/swab/bulk direct microscopic analysis, Legionella culture analysis, Product validation, and utilizes the latest Biolog identification platform.

With accreditations from the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), Georgia State Board of Drinking Water, and CDC ELITE Legionella Program, we can handle all your microbiology needs.  Click To View Accreditations

Meet The Staff

Rizwan Hashmi, Ph.D Technical Manager

Rizwan Hashmi, PhD, working as a Technical Manager/QA Manager at Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Atlanta location since 2006. Rizwan graduated from Southern Illinois University of Carbondale (SIUC) in 2003 and specialized in Plant Pathology, Epidemiology, Molecular Biology, Plant Diseases Management and Fungal Biology. He also worked as Post Doctoral research Associate at SIUC Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Research Program until joined Aerobiology. Prior to this he was also a Research Scholar at The Danish Government Institute of Seed Pathology, Copenhagen, Denmark, where he was involved in an International Collaborative Research and Development Program for some African countries to develop disease free corn cultivars utilizing modern biotechnological tools. Rizwan has published more than 25 scientific research articles in various international journals. He has developed several new assays and protocols for fungal population enumeration and quantification in different environment. Rizwan joined Aerobiology with more than 15 years of research experience in identifying problematic mold species, their growth habit and possible effects. He is actively involved in mold and bacteria related to IAQ, Research and Development project for clients, Statistical analysis, Food microbiology and dealing technical issues with clients.

Carolina Seike Senior Microbiologist

Carolina Seike has a B.S. in Industrial Microbiology from Bogotá, Colombia. She is currently working on her master’s degree in Linguistics. Before joining the Aerobiology Atlanta lab, She was a microbiologist in the quality control department at Coors Brewing Company. She also assisted in the development of bio-products used in soap and pool supplies with a major biotechnology company. In 2006 she joined Aerobiology bringing with her all of her experience in quality control, GMP and GLP. She is responsible for all the bacteria sample analysis including Legionella.