1. Explorer, Nobel Laureate, Astrobiologist

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    On September 20th, NAI Director Carl Pilcher delivered a colloquium to the NASA Ames community about NAI Founding Director Barry Blumberg. Focusing on his early career, his path to discovering the Hepatitis B virus and developing a vaccine, and ultimately his winning of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Carl discusses how Barry’s medical career shaped his perspectives on astrobiology and his actions as NAI Director.