ASGSB-SEDS Chapter Update 9-16-2011
David Peterside – University of Florida – Gainesville, Florida
Maggie Brown – Miami University – Oxford, Ohio
Accepted to Graduate School
Hans Waldenmaier has been accepted to a PhD program at the Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. He will be working with Dr. Cassius Stevani to study bioluminescent mushrooms. Here is a photo of Hans setting up his telescope to observe a shuttle launch.
Our student Christina Johnson’s work with the BRIC-16 project will be published in next month’s edition of Astrobiology: An Endogenous Growth Pattern of Roots is Revealed in Seedlings Grown in Microgravity. Here is a photo of Christina with her faculty mentor Dr. John Z. Kiss.
9/22/2011 – Our students Robert Ocampo, Maggie Brown, David Peterside, Chelsey Robinson, Johnny Wise and Christina Johnson will join AIAA at the Capitol for a panel entitled “Students Bringing Space Research Down to Earth,” 1-3pm Russell Senate Office Building room 253.
10/21/2011 – Dr. Heike Winter-Sederoff will visit Miami University, Ohio to present a seminar “Transcriptional and posttranscriptional regulation of tropic responses in plants.”
11/2-6/2011 – Annual Meeting. We are preparing for the 2011 American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology (ASGSB) & International Society for Gravitational Physiology (ISGP) joint meeting in San Jose, California . This is when our student members get to meet in person to decide on the upcoming year’s events and vote in new officers.
Our student website: https://sites.google.com/a/seds.org/asgsb-seds/home
ASGSB has a website: http://www.asgsb2011.org/
We also have a Facebook page and a Facebook group.