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GSFC Summer Research Associate 2015 Presentations

Presenter: NAI GSFC Summer Research Associates
When: August 6, 2015 10AM PDT

Each Undergraduate Research Associate in Astrobiology conducts intensive state-of-the-art research with an individual scientist-mentor. Please join us as the fruits of these efforts are presented by the Class of 2015 to NASA’s Astrobiology Institute in a distributed seminar presented over the Internet.


Beatriz Saldana (Florida Institute of Technology) – “Australian Acid Playa Lake as Mars Analog“
Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Stern

Maureen Palmer (St. Olaf College) – “Detection of Nitriles on Titan Using ALMA”
Mentor: Dr. Martin Cordiner

Patrick Tamburo (University of Maryland) – “Identifying Atmospheric Temperature Inversions in Hot Jupiters Using Wide Field Camera 3 on HST“
Mentor: Dr. Avi Mandell

Tiffany Jansen (University of Washington) – “Adding Exomoons to the Haystacks Project: Realistic Simulations of Exoplanet Observations in the Presence of Exozodiacal Dust“
Mentor: Dr. Aki Roberge

GSFC Summer Internship

  • Each year, summer interns at the NAI’s Goddard Center for Astrobiology present their work. Via collaborative technologies, they are able to present to the entire astrobiology community—adding an important dimension to their educational experience.
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