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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 2017 to NASA’s Astrobiology Institute in a distributed seminar presented over the Internet.
|A Postcard from the Young Solar System: Infrared Signatures of Comet 252P/LINEAR
Maria Camarca (Marymount University)
Mentor: Lucas Paganini
|Optimization of Monocarboxylic Acid Detection for Meteoritic Analysis using HPLC-FLD
Tucker Melles (Florida Institute of Technology)
Mentor: Jose Aponte
|Rapid Degradation of Amino Acids on the Martian Surface due to Exposure to Cosmic Rays
Katarina Yocum (Kutztown University)
Mentor: Hannah McLain
|Radiolysis of Uracil in Water Ice
Sarah Frail (University of Maryland)
Mentor: Perry Gerakines