Speaker: Dr. Christian Klimczak, Associate Professor and Director at the University of Georgia’s Center for Planetary Tectonics (CPT).
Speaker: Dr. Parvathy Prem, Planetary Scientist at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
Georgia Tech Astrobiology and ExplOrigins Community,
Please join us for the Fall 2021 GT Astrobiology Distinguished Lecture and Social Event!
Title: Exploring Jezero Crater with the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
Presented by: Dr. Kathryn Stack-Morgan, JPL — Mars 2020 Project Scientist
Date/Time: Friday, September 10th, 2:30 PM–3:30 PM Eastern *note new time*
Location: virtual via BlueJeans (link: http://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/udqsqwfd) and on YouTube Live (http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxcmACiPDyN21-KRTXCc1wg/live).
Following the virtual seminar, there will be an in-person social with refreshments beginning at 4:00 PM, located at the Molecular Science and Engineering (MoSE) outdoor patio, ground floor. We will also be taking a group photo at 4:15pm, so bring your GT Astrobiology shirts!
We hope to see you there!
Organized by Astrobiology Fellows, 2021-2022:
Sponsored by GT Astrobiology and CSTAR
Dr Frances Rivera-Hernández, lead for the Planetary Science & Astrobiology Seminar Series and Co-Director of the Astrobiology Graduate Certificate Program
Dr. Jennifer Glass, Co-Director of the Astrobiology Graduate Certificate Program
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!