MEET AN ASTROBIOLOGIST: DR. PARAG A. VAISHAMPAYAN

Microbiologist, Astrobiologist Jet Propulsion Laboratory – NASA   Dr. Parag Vaishampayan is a scientist in the Biotechnology and Planetary Protection Group at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology (Caltech), in Pasadena, California. In this role, he is responsible for the characterization of the microbial diversity associated with spacecrafts outbound from Earth and […]

Niraja Bapat and Dr. Sudha Rajamani win the Best Poster Award at ‘Origins 2014’, Nara, Japan

Niraja Bapat and Dr. Sudha Rajamani from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, Maharashtra, India, received the Best Poster Award at ‘Origins 2014’, the second joint international conference of ISSOL (The International Astrobiology Society) and Bioastronomy (Commission 51 of the International Astronomical Union) held in Nara, Japan, during 6-11th July, 2014. The award winning poster […]