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NASA. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award Fellowships to Study ISS Microbes 

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Source: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award Fellowships to Study ISS Microbes | NASA

  • Fellow: Melissa Dsouza, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    PI-Advisor: Kasthuri Venkateswaran, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Investigating mechanisms for the acquisition and prevalence of antibiotic resistance genes in the ISS cultivable microbiome.
    Awarded by the NASA Space Biology Program.
  • Fellow: Michael Lee, University of Southern California
    PI-Advisor: Craig Everroad, NASA Ames Research Center
    Microbial evolution and transmission aboard the ISS: inferring mutation rates, assessing pangenomes, and tracking microbiome transmission between astronauts and the space-based built environment.
    Awarded by the NASA Space Biology Program.
  • Fellow: Aubrie O’Rourke, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
    PI-Advisor: William Nierman, J. Craig Venter Institute
    Virulence and drug resistance of Burkholderia species isolated from ISS potable water systems.
    Awarded by the NASA Space Biology Program.
  • Fellow: Blake Stamps, University of Oklahoma
    PI-Advisor: John Spear, Colorado School of Mines
    Biodeterioration and Biocorrosion in Spaceflight Ecosystems: Implications for Material/ Microbiome Interactions on the International Space Station.
    Awarded by the Sloan Foundation.
  • Fellow: Jiseon Yang, Arizona State University
    PI-Advisor: Cheryl Nickerson, Arizona State University
    Developing predictive model systems of polymicrobial biofilm formation and susceptibility to chemical disinfectant: A longitudinal study with implications for spaceflight systems integrity and health risks.
    Awarded by the Sloan Foundation.

 

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