Current Participants

NASA/BMSIS YOUNG SCIENTIST PROGRAM IN SPACE BIOSCIENCES

Metadel Abegaz

Metadel Abegaz
Education
M.S. Marine Sciences (San Francisco State University, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Ruth Globus (NASA Ames)

Nicholas Bense

Nicholas Bense
Education
M.S. Bioinformatics (Northeastern University 2017)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Jen Blank (BMSIS/NASA Ames)

Genesis Berlanga

Genesis Berlanga
Education
M.S. Geology and Geophysics (University of Hawaii at Manoa 2017)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Tom Bristow (NASA Ames)

Theresa Chu

Theresa Chu
Education
B.S. Biochemistry (Santa Clara University, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Milena Popovic (NASA Ames)

Molly Coyne

Molly Coyne
Education
M.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Georgetown University 2018)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Eduardo Almeida (NASA Ames)

Roberta Dolling-Boreham

Roberta Dolling-Boreham
Education
B.Eng. Electrical and Biomedical Engineering (McMaster University, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya (NASA Ames)

Seanna Fess

Seanna Fess
Education
B.S. Physics & Biology (Carnegie Mellon University, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Steve Howell and Dr. Mary Beth Wilhelm (NASA Ames)

Brieanna Goo

Brieanna Goo
Education
B.S. Biomolecular Engineering (Santa Clara University, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Ruth Globus (NASA Ames)

Elias Holte

Elias Holte
Education
B.S. Physics (Minnesota State University Moorhead 2018)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Alfonso Davila (NASA Ames)

Charles Houseman

Charles Houseman
Education
B.S. Microbiology (San Francisco State University, 2019)
Advisor
Dr. Ruth Globus (NASA Ames)

Simranjit Kalotia

Simranjit Kalotia
Education
B.S. Biological Sciences (San Jose State University 2017)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Joshua Alwood (NASA Ames)

Paul Kramer y Rosado

Paul Kramer y Rosado
Education
B.S. Molecular Biotechnology & Physics (University of Barcelona, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Brad Bebout

Moniece Lowe

Moniece Lowe
Education
M.S. Clinical Psychology (Notre Dame de Namur University 2015)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Ann-Sofie Schreur (NASA Ames)

Enya Mistry

Enya Mistry
Education
Irvington High School
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Eduardo Almeida

Nathan O’Neil

Nathan O'Neil
Education
M.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology (San Francisco State University 2018)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Ruth Globus (NASA Ames)

Jennifer Piaseczny

Jennifer Piaseczny
Education
M.S. Atmospheric Science (University of California - Davis, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Sanjoy Som (NASA Ames)

Steffy Tabares Ruiz

Steffy Tabares Ruiz
Education
B.S. Biology (Santa Clara University 2019)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Ruth Globus (NASA Ames)

Rebecca Salcedo

Rebecca Salcedo
Education
Bachelors of Science in Molecular Environmental Biology (University of California, Berkeley)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Alfonso Davila

Olivia Stimpel

Olivia Stimpel
Education
B.S. Kinesiology (West Valley, in progress)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Elizabeth Blaber (NASA Ames)

Sonali Verma

Sonali Verma
Education
B.S. in Molecular Biology (University of San Francisco)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. David Smith

Deshan Yapabandara

Deshan Yapabandara
Education
B.S. Biology (currently at De Anza College)
Location
Sunnyvale, California
Advisor
Mark Ditzler

Jhony Zavaleta

Jhony Zavaleta
Education
B.S. Physiology (San Francisco State University 2017)
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya (NASA Ames)
BMSIS YOUNG SCIENTIST PROGRAM

Ismael Acosta

Ismael Acosta
Education
Bachelor in Biology, Bachelor in Astronomy (Universidad de la República, Facultad de Ciencias)
Advisor
Dr. Omer Markovitch

Débora Atanes

Débora Atanes
Education
Bachelor in Information Systems (University of São Paulo)
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Neil Botelho

Neil Botelho
Education
Bachelors in Computer Engineering (Goa College of Engineering)
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Berfin Dağ

Berfin Dağ
Education
Molecular Biology and Genetics (Afyon Kocatepe University)
Advisor
Dr. Omer Markovitch

Anastasios Mastroanastasiou

Anastasios Mastroanastasiou
Education
BSc in Medical Sciences with a Major in Biomedicine (Karolinska Institutet)
Advisor
Dr. Jim Cleaves

Allison Rozell

Allison Rozell
Education
B.S. in Environmental Science (University of Kansas)
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Rakshanda Sajeed

Rakshanda Sajeed
Education
M. Tech in Bioinformatics (International Institute of Information Technology)
Advisor
Dr. Milena Popovic

Cathryn Sephus

Cathryn Sephus
Education
Bachelors of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology (University of Arizona)
Advisor
Dr. Betul Kaçar

Havishk Tripathi

Havishk Tripathi
Education
Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (Rutgers University)
Advisor
Drs. Jim Cleaves & Chris Butch

Shri Venkatesh

Shri Venkatesh
Education
BS in Biotechnology (SRM University)
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri