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2018 Georgia Tech Astrobiology Colloquium

Presenter: Invited Speakers
When: March 30, 2018 6AM PDT

Exploring Life Origins and the Universe: A Networking Event
March 30th, 2018

Georgia Tech Astrobiology is proud to announce that the 2018 Astrobiology Colloquium will take place on March 30th, 2018. This is a new early career event for the Georgia Tech astrobiology community and will consist of presentations and talks by students (both graduate and undergraduate) and post-doctoral fellows working in astrobiology, space science, and engineering across the Georgia Tech campus and greater Atlanta. There will also be plenary lectures given by distinguished members of the global astrobiology community.

Our theme, for what we hope is the inauguration of an annual event is: Exploring Life Origins and the Universe: A Networking Event. As such, in addition to our early career speakers, poster presentations, and our plenary lectures, there will be networking and innovation platform activities to forge connections and explore collaborative ideas among participants. Hence, senior researchers and faculty are highly encouraged to attend.

Please Note: This is a free event. However, registration will be required as space is limited.

Plenary Speakers
Ada Yonath
Weizmann Institute, Israel and 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Niles Lehman
Portland State University
Shawn Domagal-Goldman
NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center

Organizing Committee
Moran Frenkel-Pinter
Postdoctoral Researcher
Moran Frenkel-Pinter
Kennda Lynch
Postdoctoral Researcher
George Zaharescu
Postdoctoral Researcher

Faculty Advisors
Martha Grover
Glenn Lightsey
Jennifer Glass

Conferences and Workshops

  • The focus on collaborative technologies has enabled a unique phenomenon to emerge: the Workshop Without Walls. This structure brings together scientists from across the astrobiology community in a focused environment combining presentations with rich discussion.
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