Current Participants

NASA/BMSIS YOUNG SCIENTIST PROGRAM IN SPACE BIOSCIENCES

 

Kylie Akiyama

Kylie Akiyama
Education
Bioengineering Undergraduate at UC Berkeley
Location
Berkeley, California, USA
Advisor
Dr. Tori Hoehler

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)

James Casaletto

James Casaletto
Education
PhD student in Bioinformatics at University of California Santa Cruz
Location
California, USA
Advisor
Dr. Sylvain Costes

Estrella Passerat de la Chapelle

Estrella Passerat de la Chapelle
Education
M.Sc in Cellular and Integrative Neuroscience at the University of Strasbourg in France
Location
France
Advisor
Drs. Egle Cekanaviciute & Sylvain Costes

Juliana DiGiacomo

Juliana DiGiacomo
Education
College Senior at Rutgers University
Location
Mountain View, California
Advisor
Dr. Alfonso Davila

Jennifer Keith

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

Shiyin Lim

Shiyin Lim
Education
Ph.D. Student in BioMechanics
Location
California, USA
Advisor
Dr. Eduardo Almeida

Enya Mistry

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

Aditi Nayak

Aditi Nayak
Education
Undergraduate at Amherst College
Location
New Jersey, USA
Advisor
Dr. Alfonso Davila

Margaux Petay

Young Scientist Margaux Petay
Education
M.S. Chemistry & Life Sciences (PSL University)
Location
Paris, France

Melissa Thompson

Melissa Thompson
Education
BS in Chemistry (UC Santa Cruz 2020)
Location
California
Advisor
Dr. George Cooper

Evelyn Wong

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Education
BA in Biological Sciences; double minor in Chemistry and Bioinformatics (San Jose State University)
Location
California, USA
Advisor
Dr. Ahleah Rohr Daniel

Deshan Yapabandara

Deshan Yapabandara
Education
B.S. Biology (currently at De Anza College)
Location
Sunnyvale, California
Advisor
Dr. Milena Popovic
BMSIS YOUNG SCIENTIST PROGRAM

 

Camila Lisset Saenz Velasquez

Camila Lisset Saenz Velasquez
Education
Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería (Peru), Chemical Engineering
Advisor
Dr. Jim Cleaves

Paras Adlakha

Paras Adlakha
Education
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun , India; B.Tech Aerospace Engineering,
Advisor
Drs. Tony Jia, Graham Lau, and Chaitanya Giri

Cristian Salazar Albarrán

Cristian Salazar Albarrán
Education
Autonomous University of Mexico State; Physics undergraduate
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Patricia Jaqueline Ramirez Arenas

Patricia Jaqueline Ramirez Arenas
Education
CIBNOR
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Joy Batty

Joy Batty
Education
California State University, Northridge; BA in Biology & Teaching Credential Program
Advisor
Dr. Jim Cleaves

Victoria Brendel

Victoria Brendel
Education
UC Berkeley; B.A. Astrophysics
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Ayse Ceylin Celebi

Ayse Ceylin Celebi
Education
Istanbul Medeniyet University; Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bachelor Degree
Advisor
Dr. Graham Lau

Nipun Chandrasiri

Nipun Chandrasiri
Education
University of Peradeniya; B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry
Advisor
Drs. Tony Jia, Graham Lau, and Chaitanya Giri

Xi Chen

Xi Chen
Education
University of Science and Technology of China; Bachelor's Degree
Advisor
Dr. Jihua Hao

Bimal Chopra

Bimal Chopra
Advisor
Dr. Jim Cleaves

Dee Cirium

Dee Cirium
Education
Imperial College London; MSci Geology
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Seyma Citak

Seyma Citak
Education
Gebze Technical University; Bachelor Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics
Advisor
Dr. Jim Cleaves

Luke Concollato

Luke Concollato
Education
University of Oxford; Master of Physics (MPhys)
Advisor
Gina Misra & Dr. Rafael Loureiro

Kiarra Dolan

Kiarra Dolan
Education
California State University East Bay; Bachelor's in Health Science with a concentration in Public Health
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Alyssa Eakman

Alyssa Eakman
Education
Tufts University, Bachelor of Science
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Ilankuzhali Elavarasan

Ilankuzhali Elavarasan
Education
Hindustan Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai; BTech Aerospace Engineering
Advisor
Drs. Tony Jia, Graham Lau, and Chaitanya Giri

Danna Camila Jaimes Fajardo

Danna Camila Jaimes Fajardo
Education
Studying Geology at Universidad Industrial de Santander
Advisor
Dr. Sanjoy Som

Ramakrishnan GK

Ramakrishnan GK
Education
Thiruvalluvar University; Bachelor of Science in Physics
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Nidhi Goswami

Nidhi Goswami
Education
Amity University Mumbai; M.Sc. Biotechnology
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Ebrar Güneş

Ebrar Güneş
Education
Istanbul Technical University
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Kashish Gupta

Kashish Gupta
Education
Panjab University (GCG, Ludhiana); B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Chemistry and Zoology
Advisor
Drs. Tony Jia, Graham Lau, and Chaitanya Giri

Alyssa Guzman

Alyssa Guzman
Education
Smith College; Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy and Physics
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Ishani

Ishani
Education
SRM Institute of Science and Technology; B.tech in Biotechnology
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Isita

Isita
Education
SRM Institute of Science and Technology; B.tech in Biotechnology
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Prakriti Karki

Prakriti Karki
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Simran Kaur

Simran Kaur
Education
G.S.S.D.G.S. Khalsa College Patiala (Affiliated to Punjabi University Patiala); B.Sc. Physics (Honours)
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Manavika Khanna

Manavika Khanna
Education
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, India; Dual BS-MS program
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Kamille Morales Lebron

Kamille Morales Lebron
Education
University of Puerto Rico; Bachelor in Fine Arts-Drawing Major
Advisor
Dr. Graham Lau

Benjamin McFarland

Benjamin McFarland
Education
Ripon College; Dual major in Chemistry-Biology with a Molecular-Biochemical Emphasis and Computer Science:Chemistry
Advisor
Dr. Jim Cleaves

Megan Simeone

Megan Simeone
Education
Wheaton College in Massachusetts; BA in Physics
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Atila Meszaros

Atila Meszaros
Education
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia; Biology
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Upasana Mohanty

Upasana Mohanty
Education
SRM Institute of science and Technology, Chennai, India; Btech - Biotechnology
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Angela Murphy

Angela Murphy
Education
Rutgers University, major in biochemistry or microbiology
Advisor
Dr. Jihua Hao

José Antonio Vela Novoa

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Education
Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Peru; Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Parasitology
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

David Orta

David Orta
Education
Hartnell College, Computer Science
Advisor
Dr. Lev Horodyskyj

Daniel Orta

Daniel Orta
Education
Hartnell College Computer Science Major
Advisor
Dr. Lev Horodyskyj

Sonora Ortiz

Sonora Ortiz
Education
University of Maine; B.S. Physics, minors in Mathematics & Astronomy
Advisor
Dr. Anamaria Berea

Madeline Paoletti

Madeline Paoletti
Education
Wellesley College; Biological Sciences
Advisor
Dr. Betül Kaçar

Diego Dueñas Parapar

Diego Dueñas Parapar
Education
Ricardo Palma University
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Dimple Patel

Dimple Patel
Education
National Institute of Technology, Calicut; B.Tech in Biotechnology
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Emily Peñaherrera

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Education
Molecular and Cellular Biology (University of Arizona)
Advisor
Dr. Betül Kaçar

Maria Quevedo

Maria Quevedo
Education
Pedagogical and Technological University of Colombia; Biology Degree
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Antony Fabian Quiñones-Camacho

Antony Fabian Quiñones-Camacho
Education
Industrial University of Santander, Microbiologist and Bioanalyst
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Madeline Raith

Madeline Raith
Education
University of Maryland, College Park; Bachelors of Science in Geology
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Hestia Sartika

Hestia Sartika
Education
Iowa State University; BS. Management Information Systems : Glendale Community College; AA. Mathematics and Sciences
Advisor
Dr. Ken Williford

Satyam Shah

Satyam Shah
Education
University of Leicester; BSc Biological Sciences
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Sahil Rajiv Shahi

Sahil Rajiv Shahi
Education
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India; Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering
Advisor
Dr. Jim Cleaves

Reilly Sleater

Reilly Sleater
Education
Florida Atlantic University; Bachelor's in Biological Sciences
Advisor
Drs. Graham Lau and Jen Blank

Tymofii Sokolskyi

Tymofii Sokolskyi
Education
Duke University; BSc : Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University; BS
Advisor
Drs. Shiladitya DasSarma, Priya DasSarma, and Victoria Laye

Ellen Su

Ellen Su
Education
Princeton University; BSE in Computer Science
Advisor
Dr. Cassandra Juran

Will Suero Amparo

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Education
B.S. Biomedical Engineering (New Jersey Institute of Technology)
Advisor
Dr. Dimitra Atri

Orlando Josué Solórzano Toala

Orlando Josué Solórzano Toala
Education
Yachay Tech University; Nanotechnology Engineering
Advisor
Drs. Tony Jia, Graham Lau, and Chaitanya Giri