Dr. Eric T. Parker

Dr. Eric T. Parker

  • Research AST, Planetary Studies
  • 301.614.5107
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Positions/Employment

    11/2016 - Present

    Research Space Scientist

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    8/2012 - 8/2016

    Graduate Student

    School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
    6/2012 - 8/2012

    Research Fellow

    Marine Biological Laboratory, Greenbelt, MD
    8/2009 - 6/2012

    Graduate Student

    School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
    8/2008 - 8/2009

    Researcher

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
    6/2007 - 7/2008

    Graduate Student

    University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA

    Education

    Ph.D., Chemistry - Georgia Institute of Technology

    M.S., Earth System Science - University of California at Irvine

    B.S., Environmental Chemistry - University of California at San Diego

    Publications

    Refereed

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, J. L. Bada, and F. M. Fernández. 2016. "Quantitation of α-hydroxy acids in complex prebiotic mixtures via liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry." Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 30: 2043-2051 [10.1002/rcm.7684]

    Parker, E. T., J. H. Cleaves, A. S. Burton, et al. D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, J. P. Zhou, J. L. Bada, and F. M. Fernández. 2014. "Conducting Miller-Urey Experiments." Journal of Visualized Experiments , 83: [10.3791/51039 ]

    Parker, E. T., M. Zhou, A. S. Burton, et al. D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, R. Krishnamurthy, F. M. Fernndez, and J. L. Bada. 2014. "A Plausible Simultaneous Synthesis of Amino Acids and Simple Peptides on the Primordial Earth." Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53: 8132-81336 [10.1002/ange.201403683]

    Cleaves, H. J., C. Neish, M. P. Callahan, et al. E. Parker, F. M. Fernández, and J. P. Dworkin. 2014. "Amino acids generated from hydrated Titan tholins: Comparison with Miller–Urey electric discharge products." Icarus, 237: 182-189 [10.1016/j.icarus.2014.04.042]

    Zhang, X., J. Liu, E. T. Parker, et al. P. L. Hayes, J. L. Jimenez, J. A. de Gouw, J. H. Flynn, N. Grossberg, B. L. Lefer, and R. J. Weber. 2012. "On the gas-particle partitioning of soluble organic aerosol in two urban atmospheres with contrasting emissions: 1. Bulk water-soluble organic carbon." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117: [10.1029/2012jd017908]

    Liu, J., X. Zhang, E. T. Parker, et al. P. R. Veres, J. M. Roberts, J. A. de Gouw, P. L. Hayes, J. L. Jimenez, J. G. Murphy, R. A. Ellis, L. G. Huey, and R. J. Weber. 2012. "On the gas-particle partitioning of soluble organic aerosol in two urban atmospheres with contrasting emissions: 2. Gas and particle phase formic acid." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117: [10.1029/2012jd017912]

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, M. P. Callahan, et al. J. P. Dworkin, D. P. Glavin, A. Lazcano, and J. L. Bada. 2011. "Prebiotic synthesis of methionine and other sulfur-containing organic compounds on the primitive Earth: a contemporary reassessment based on an unpublished 1958 Stanley Miller experiment." Orig. Life Evol. Biosph., 41: 201-212 [ 10.1007/s11084-010-9228-8]

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, M. P. Callahan, et al. J. P. Dworkin, D. P. Glavin, A. Lazcano, and J. L. Bada. 2011. "Enhanced synthesis of alkyl amino acids in Miller's 1958 H2S experiment." Orig. Life Evol. Biosph. , 41: 569-574 [ 10.1007/s11084-011-9253-2]

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, J. P. Dworkin, et al. D. P. Glavin, M. P. Callahan, A. D. Aubrey, A. Lazcano, and J. L. Bada. 2011. "Primordial synthesis of amines and amino acids in a 1958 Miller H2S-rich spark discharge experiment." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108: 5526-5531.

    Glavin, D. P., A. Aubrey, M. P. Callahan, et al. J. P. Dworkin, J. E. Elsila, E. T. Parker, J. L. Bada, P. Jenniskens, and M. H. Shaddad. 2010. "Extraterrestrial amino acids in the Almahata Sitta meteorite." Met. Planet. Sci. , 45: 1695-1709 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01094.x ]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, J. L. Bada, and F. M. Fernández. 2016. "Quantitation of α-hydroxy acids in complex prebiotic mixtures via liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry." Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 30 2043-2051 [10.1002/rcm.7684]

    Parker, E. T., J. H. Cleaves, A. S. Burton, et al. D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, J. P. Zhou, J. L. Bada, and F. M. Fernández. 2014. "Conducting Miller-Urey Experiments." Journal of Visualized Experiments 83 [10.3791/51039 ]

    Parker, E. T., M. Zhou, A. S. Burton, et al. D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, R. Krishnamurthy, F. M. Fernndez, and J. L. Bada. 2014. "A Plausible Simultaneous Synthesis of Amino Acids and Simple Peptides on the Primordial Earth." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 53 8132-81336 [10.1002/ange.201403683]

    Cleaves, H. J., C. Neish, M. P. Callahan, et al. E. Parker, F. M. Fernández, and J. P. Dworkin. 2014. "Amino acids generated from hydrated Titan tholins: Comparison with Miller–Urey electric discharge products." Icarus 237 182-189 [10.1016/j.icarus.2014.04.042]

    Zhang, X., J. Liu, E. T. Parker, et al. P. L. Hayes, J. L. Jimenez, J. A. de Gouw, J. H. Flynn, N. Grossberg, B. L. Lefer, and R. J. Weber. 2012. "On the gas-particle partitioning of soluble organic aerosol in two urban atmospheres with contrasting emissions: 1. Bulk water-soluble organic carbon." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 117 [10.1029/2012jd017908]

    Liu, J., X. Zhang, E. T. Parker, et al. P. R. Veres, J. M. Roberts, J. A. de Gouw, P. L. Hayes, J. L. Jimenez, J. G. Murphy, R. A. Ellis, L. G. Huey, and R. J. Weber. 2012. "On the gas-particle partitioning of soluble organic aerosol in two urban atmospheres with contrasting emissions: 2. Gas and particle phase formic acid." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 117 [10.1029/2012jd017912]

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, M. P. Callahan, et al. J. P. Dworkin, D. P. Glavin, A. Lazcano, and J. L. Bada. 2011. "Prebiotic synthesis of methionine and other sulfur-containing organic compounds on the primitive Earth: a contemporary reassessment based on an unpublished 1958 Stanley Miller experiment." Orig. Life Evol. Biosph. 41 201-212 [ 10.1007/s11084-010-9228-8]

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, M. P. Callahan, et al. J. P. Dworkin, D. P. Glavin, A. Lazcano, and J. L. Bada. 2011. "Enhanced synthesis of alkyl amino acids in Miller's 1958 H2S experiment." Orig. Life Evol. Biosph. 41 569-574 [ 10.1007/s11084-011-9253-2]

    Parker, E. T., H. J. Cleaves, J. P. Dworkin, et al. D. P. Glavin, M. P. Callahan, A. D. Aubrey, A. Lazcano, and J. L. Bada. 2011. "Primordial synthesis of amines and amino acids in a 1958 Miller H2S-rich spark discharge experiment." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108 5526-5531

    Glavin, D. P., A. Aubrey, M. P. Callahan, et al. J. P. Dworkin, J. E. Elsila, E. T. Parker, J. L. Bada, P. Jenniskens, and M. H. Shaddad. 2010. "Extraterrestrial amino acids in the Almahata Sitta meteorite." Met. Planet. Sci. 45 1695-1709 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01094.x ]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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