Congratulations to Kavita Matange on completing the Astrobiology Graduate Certificate!
The Georgia Tech Astrobiology community mourns the loss and celebrates the legacy of Dr. Sandra Pizzarello, Emeritus Research Professor at ASU, who passed away on October 24, 2021.
Dr. Pizzarello co-discovered the enantiomeric excess of amino acids in carbonaceous chondritic meteorites, a seminal finding in the field, with key relevance for the origin of life.
She was featured on the Center for Chemical Evolution mural painted by Christine He and David Fialho, shown below.
Her influence on the field of astrobiology burns bright.
Please join us for another session of the PCE3 seminar series on June 24 at 1:00-2:30 pm (EST). This session we are excited to hear from Tyler Roche and Bryce Clifton, both graduate students at the Georgia Institute of Technology. We will also have a short topical introduction from Dr. Nicholas Hud, Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. We hope you can join us for another exciting session!
Tyler Roche will talk about “The Key to Prebiotic Nucleoside Formation?”
Bryce Clifton will talk about “Achieving multiple rounds of nucleic acid replication in a prebiotic solvent: A solution to the product inhibition problem”
Congrats to our newest Georgia Tech Astrobiology Certificate Recipient, Chemistry PhD candidate, Tyler Roche!
Thank to funding from College of Sciences, artistic design and organization by Taylor Plattner, and hard work of Belal Elnaggar, we now have GT Astrobiology t-shirts!
Group photo to come this fall!
Here are Belal Elnaggar, Claire Elbon, and Abbie Johnson sporting the new shirts!
Please join me in welcoming onboard the new co-director of the Georgia Tech Astrobiology Program: Dr. Frances Rivera-Hernández ! Dr. Rivera-Hernández will be leading the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Seminar Series starting this fall 2021. Read more about Dr. Rivera-Hernández and her exciting research below!
Congratulations to Oscar Klempay, our first Astrobiology Graduate Certificate recipient from Aerospace Engineering!