STAR-1 (2020-2021) Participants

Barker, Richard
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Bioinformatics on Plant Biology


Bellas, Evangelia
Temple University
Engineering Functional Adipose Tissue Models


Benner, Bayleigh
University of Wisconsin, Madison / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (incoming postdoctoral scholar)
Evolution of RNA Viruses


Bruckbauer, Steven
University of Wisconsin, Madison (postdoctoral scholar)
Ionizing Radiation Resistance in Bacterium Escherichia Coli using Experimental Evolution


Cassilly, Chelsi
Harvard Medical School (postdoctoral scholar)
Gut Microbiota That Regulate Inflammatory Responses


Crowe, Kelly
Mount St Joseph University
Mechanisms of Muscle Atrophy


Kiffer, Frederico
University of Pennsylvania (postdoctoral scholar)
Radiation Environment on Central Nervous System


Laiakis, Evagelia
Georgetown University
Radiation Metabolomics and Systems Biology


Llanos, Pedro
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Payload Applied Technology and Operations


Lynch, Joseph
Purdue University
Production and Utilization of Metabolites in Plants


Mendoza, Adelita
Washington University in St Louis (postdoctoral scholar)
Lysosome-Related Organelles as a Site of Zinc Trafficking and Metabolism in C Elegans


Miner, Jacob
Los Alamos National Lab (postdoctoral scholar)
Characterizing Structures and Dynamics in Nucleic Acids and Proteins


Newton, Jamila
California State University, Stanislaus
Characterizing Microgravity and Ionizing Radiation Impact on Cognitive Function and Regulation of Whole-Body Metabolism


Prasad, Anamika
South Dakota State University
Structure-Function Relationship of Biological Materials and Biobased Materials Development and Manufacturing


Schisler, Jonathan
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Aging Mechanisms


Schwertz, Hansjorg
University of Utah, Salt Lake City
Platelet and Megakaryocyte Biology in Health and Mediating Host Responses in Inflammatory and Infectious Disease


Vanderburg, Charles
Harvard Medical School / Broad Institute
Rodent Spaceflight Experiments (working with NIH BRAIN - catalog of the mouse brain)


Villa Diaz, Luis G.
Oakland University
Stem Cells and the Microenvironment


Waters, Samantha
NASA Ames Research Center (postdoctoral scholar)
Methylation Sequencing of Bacterial Isolates After Long-Term Exposure to a Mars Analog (Astrobiology)


Weisleder, Noah L.
Ohio State University
Muscle Repair and Atrophy (NIH grantee)