Congratulations to Dr. Denise Okafor, Georgia Tech Astrobiology Alumna!

June 2019

Dr. Denise Okafor, currently a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University, will be starting as an assistant professor in the Penn State Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in January 2020. Dr Okafor graduated from Georgia Tech with a PhD in Biochemistry in 2015. She worked on research related to the origin of life in the Williams and Hud labs. Read more about Dr. Okafor’s research accomplishments here

Launch of Georgia Tech Astrobiology Graduate Certificate Program

May 2019

Georgia Tech graduate students now have another way to join the hot field of astrobiology. The Graduate Certificate in Astrobiology is now an option, thanks to the effort of the vibrant astrobiology community in Georgia Tech. Read the full news story here.

Six NASA Astrobiology Postdoctoral Fellows featured by Georgia Tech College of Sciences!

March 2019

The College of Sciences is the proud host of six NPP fellows advancing NASA’s mission in astrobiology and solar system exploration. The concentration of talent testifies to Georgia Tech’s vibrant astrobiology and space science research communities. Meet the six NPP fellows whose scientific career paths are being shaped by their mentors in the College of Sciences.

Kennda Lynch featured in Georgia Tech Science Matters podcast

February 16, 2019

Kennda Lynch is a postdoctoral researcher in Georgia Tech’s School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and has just been featured in season two of Science Matters. She studies ancient lakes on Earth that serve as stand-ins for Mars’s formerly-flooded craters. Lynch’s work helps NASA identify potential landing sites on the red planet.

You can listen to the podcast here.