2010 Summer Interns

2010 Summer Interns in the Planetary Environments Laboratory

Student Interns:

Anna Brunner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Evolved Gas Analysis and X-ray Diffracton Studies of Mars Analog Materials
Mentor: Amy McAdam

Melinda Caffrey, University of Connecticut
Bacteria Growth in Mars soil Analogs
Mentor: Alex Pavlov

Raul Garcia-Sanchez, Howard University
Database and Library Development of Organic Species Using Gas Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry Measurements in Support of the Mars Science Laboratory
Mentor: Prabhakar Misra

Stamatina Hunter, Pennsylvania State University
Molecular record of hte Neoproterozic meltdown
Mentor: Jennifer Eigenbrode

Matthew Lefavor, Belmont University Data Analysis for SAM Mentor: Dan Harpold Svetlana Shkolyar, University of North Dakota
Organic biogeochemistry of Mars analog samples
Mentor: Jennifer Eigenbrode

Visiting Professors:

Yousef Hijji, Morgan State University, Professor of Chemistry
MICROWAVE ASSISTED SYNTHESIS OF NITRILES

Prabhakar Misra, Howard University, Professor of Physics
Target Organic Contaminant GC-MS Library Development for MSL


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