2021 Exploration and Origins Colloquium (ExplOrigins)

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This virtual colloquium will have events spanning two days: 

Wednesday, February 17th: Poster Session 
Thursday, February 18th: Research talks and Mars 2020 Perserverance Landing viewing

Our aim is to highlight work involving space exploration; biological, geological, and astronomical origins; and astrobiology of any sub-field at Georgia Tech and beyond.

Through this colloquium, we hope to:

  • forge relationships between diverse individuals of various fields, experience levels, and backgrounds
  • provide a professional growth opportunity for early career individuals including undergraduates, graduates, and post-docs
  • encourage collaboration and interdisciplinary understanding
  • expand our internal awareness of local work an dinnovations

For registration and abstract submission, complete the form linked below by the end of the day on January 29th (deadline extended from original due date).

Wed, Feb 17th, 5-6 pm

Join here: https://bluejeans.com/488994566

  • Poster Session

Thur, Feb. 18th, Starting at 10:15 am

Join here: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m/live-event/fjxqjbgp

  • 10:15- Welcome and Introduction

  • 10:30- Astrobiology graduate certificate ceremony

  • 10:45- Talks, 10 min talk + 5 min discussion

    • Bhanu Kumar (Grad student, MATH)

    • Rebecca Guth-Metzler (Grad student, CHEM)

    • Abigail Johnson (Grad student, OSE)

    • Tony Burnetti (Postdoc, BIO)

  • 11:45- Plenary talk, Prof. Lisa Yaszek (LMC)

  • 12:45- Lunch

  • 1:30- Talks, 15 min talk + 5 min discussion

    • Micah Shaible (Research scientist, ChBE)

    • Prof. Chris Carr (AE and EAS)


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