Dr. Jamie Elsila Cook

Dr. Jamie Elsila Cook

  • (AST, SOLAR SYSTEMS ANALYSIS)
  • 301.286.9160
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 691
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Jamie Elsila (Cook) is an Astrochemist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center with a research emphasis on stable isotopic signatures of extraterrestrial organic compounds. She is responsible for the isotopic measurement side of Goddard’s Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory and focuses her research on the measurement of carbon, nitrogen, and hydrogen stable isotopic ratios in extraterrestrial organics, including amino acids in carbonaceous chondrites and cometary material returned by the Stardust mission.  She is also a scientific Co-Investigator for the NASA Astrobiology Institute at the Goddard Center for Astrobiology. 

    Current Projects

    Goddard Center for Astrobiology, NASA Astrobiology Institute

    Analysis of Soluble Organic Compounds in Meteorites and Other Extraterrestrial Materials

    Coordinated Organics Analysis for Extraterrestrial Samples

    Positions/Employment

    5/2007 - Present

    Research Scientist

    Astrochemistry Lab, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    10/2006 - 5/2007

    Principal Investigator

    SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA
    10/2004 - 10/2006

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
    9/1999 - 9/2004

    Graduate Student

    Chemistry Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    9/1996 - 12/1998

    Peace Corps Volunteer, Secondary Science and Math Education

    United States Peace Corps, Masasi, Tanzania
    1/1996 - 4/1996

    Intern

    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

    Education

    Ph.D. (Chemistry - 2004) Stanford University, Stanford, CA

    B.A. (Chemistry, summa cum laude - 1996) Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

    Professional Societies

    American Chemical Society, 1999 - Present

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Pietrucci, F., J. C. Aponte Silva, R. D. Starr, et al. A. Pérez-Villa, J. E. Elsila, J. P. Dworkin, and M. Saitta. 2018. "Hydrothermal Decomposition of Amino Acids and Origins of Prebiotic Meteoritic Organic Compounds." ACS Earth & Space Chemistry, [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00025]

    Aponte, J. C., J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, et al. S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and J. P. Dworkin. 2017. "Pathways to Meteoritic Glycine and Methylamine." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 1 (1): 3-13 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00014]

    Getty, S. A., J. E. Elsila, M. Balvin, et al. W. B. Brinckerhoff, T. Cornish, X. Li, J. Ferrance, A. Grubisic, and A. Southard. 2017. "Molecular analyzer for Complex Refractory Organic-rich Surfaces (MACROS)." 2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference, [10.1109/aero.2017.7943706]

    Aponte Silva, J. C., N. M. Abreu, D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2017. "Distribution of aliphatic amines in CO, CV, and CK carbonaceous chondrites and relation to mineralogy and processing history." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 52 (12): 2632–2646 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/maps.12959]

    Dworkin, J. P., L. A. Adelman, T. Ajluni, et al. A. V. Andronikov, J. C. Aponte, A. E. Bartels, E. Beshore, E. B. Bierhaus, J. R. Brucato, B. H. Bryan, A. S. Burton, M. P. Callahan, S. L. Castro-Wallace, B. C. Clark, S. J. Clemett, H. C. Connolly, W. E. Cutlip, S. M. Daly, V. E. Elliott, J. E. Elsila, H. L. Enos, D. F. Everett, I. A. Franchi, D. P. Glavin, H. V. Graham, J. E. Hendershot, J. W. Harris, S. L. Hill, A. R. Hildebrand, G. O. Jayne, R. W. Jenkens, K. S. Johnson, J. S. Kirsch, D. S. Lauretta, A. S. Lewis, J. J. Loiacono, C. C. Lorentson, J. R. Marshall, M. G. Martin, L. L. Matthias, H. L. McLain, S. R. Messenger, R. G. Mink, J. L. Moore, K. Nakamura-Messenger, J. A. Nuth, C. V. Owens, C. L. Parish, B. D. Perkins, M. S. Pryzby, C. A. Reigle, K. Righter, B. Rizk, J. F. Russell, S. A. Sandford, J. P. Schepis, J. Songer, M. F. Sovinski, S. E. Stahl, K. Thomas-Keprta, J. M. Vellinga, and M. S. Walker. 2017. "OSIRIS-REx Contamination Control Strategy and Implementation." Space Science Reviews, 214 (1): 19 [10.1007/s11214-017-0439-4]

    Aponte, J. C., H. L. McLain, J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2016. "Aliphatic Amines in Antarctic CR2, CM2, and CM1/2 Carbonaceous Chondrites." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 189: 296-311 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.gca.2016.06.018]

    Elsila, J. E., J. C. Aponte, D. G. Blackmond, et al. A. S. Burton, J. P. Dworkin, and D. P. Glavin. 2016. "Meteoritic Amino Acids: Diversity in Compositions Reflects Parent Body Histories." ACS Central Science, 2: 370-379 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acscentsci.6b00074]

    Elsila, J. E., M. P. Callahan, J. P. Dworkin, et al. H. L. McLain, S. K. Noble, and E. K. Gibson Jr.. 2015. "The origin of amino acids in lunar regolith samples." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 172: 357-369 [10.1016/j.gca.2015.10.008]

    Burton, A. S., H. L. McLain, D. P. Glavin, et al. J. E. Elsila, J. Davidson, K. E. Miller, A. V. Andronikov, D. Lauretta, and J. P. Dworkin. 2015. "Amino acid analyses of R and CK chondrites." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 50 (3): 470-482 [10.1111/maps.12433]

    Aponte, J. C., J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2015. "Indigenous aliphatic amines in the aqueously altered Orgueil meteorite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 50: 1733-1749 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/maps.12507]

    Aponte, J. C., J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2014. "Assessing the origins of aliphatic amines in the Murchison meteorite from their compound-specific carbon isotopic ratios and enantiomeric composition ." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 141: 331-345 [10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.035 ]

    Burton, A. S., S. Grunsfeld, J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2014. "The effects of parent-body hydrothermal heating on amino acid abundances in CI-like chondrites." Polar Science, 8: 255-263 [10.1016/j.polar.2014.05.002]

    Burton, A. S., D. P. Glavin, J. E. Elsila, et al. J. P. Dworkin, P. Jenniskens, and Q. Z. Yin. 2014. "The amino acid composition of the Sutter's Mill CM2 carbonaceous chondrite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 49 (11): 2074-2086.

    Onstott, T. C., C. Magnabosco, A. D. Aubrey, et al. A. S. Burton, J. P. Dworkin, J. E. Elsila, S. Grunsfeld, B. H. Cao, J. E. Hein, D. P. Glavin, T. L. Kieft, B. J. Silver, T. J. Phelps, E. Van Heerden, D. J. Opperman, and J. L. Bada. 2014. "Does aspartic acid racemization constrain the depth limit of the subsurface biosphere?" Geobiology , 12 (1): 1-19 [10.1111/gbi.12069]

    Aponte, J. C., J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2014. "Assessing the origins of aliphatic amines in the Murchison meteorite from their compound-specific carbon isotopic ratios and enantiomeric composition." Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta , 141: 331-345 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.035]

    Burton, A. S., S. Grunsfeld, J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2014. "The effects of parent-body hydrothermal heating on amino acid abundances in CI-like chondrites." Polar Science, 8 (3): 255-263 [10.1016/j.polar.2014.05.002]

    Getty, S. A., W. B. Brinckerhoff, X. Li, et al. J. E. Elsila, T. Cornish, S. Ecelberger, Q. Wu, and R. Zare. 2014. "A Compact Tandem Two-Step Laser Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer for In Situ Analysis of Non-Volatile Organics on Planetary Surfaces." IEEE, 978-1-4799-1622-1/14:

    Burton, A. S., J. E. Elsila, J. E. Hein, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2013. "Extraterrestrial amino acids identified in metal-rich CH and CB carbonaceous chondrites from Antarctica." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 48 (3): 390-402 [10.1111/maps.12063]

    Callahan, M. P., A. S. Burton, J. E. Elsila, et al. E. M. Baker, K. E. Smith, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2013. "A search for amino acids and nucleobases in the Martian meteorite Roberts Massif 04262 using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 48 (5): 786-795 [10.1111/maps.12103]

    Elsila, J. E., D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, Z. Martins, and J. L. Bada. 2012. "Inconclusive evidence for nonterrestrial isoleucine enantiomeric excesses in primitive meteorites Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America ." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , 109 (48): E3288-E3288.

    Jenniskens, P., M. D. Fries, Q. Z. Yin, et al. M. Zolensky, A. N. Krot, S. A. Sandford, D. Sears, R. Beauford, D. S. Ebel, J. M. Friedrich, K. Nagashima, J. Wimpenny, A. Yamakawa, K. Nishiizumi, Y. Hamajima, M. W. Caffee, K. C. Welten, M. Laubenstein, A. M. Davis, S. B. Simon, P. R. Heck, E. D. Young, I. E. Kohl, M. H. Thiemens, M. H. Nunn, T. Mikouchi, K. Hagiya, K. Ohsumi, T. A. Cahill, J. A. Lawton, D. Barnes, A. Steele, P. Rochette, K. L. Verosub, J. Gattacceca, G. Cooper, D. P. Glavin, A. S. Burton, J. P. Dworkin, J. Elsila, S. Pizzarello, R. Ogliore, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, M. Harir, N. Hertkorn, A. Verchovsky, M. Grady, K. Nagao, R. Okazaki, H. Takechi, T. Hiroi, K. Smith, E. A. Silber, P. G. Brown, J. Albers, D. Klotz, M. Hankey, R. Matson, J. A. Fries, R. J. Walker, I. Puchtel, C.-T. A. Lee, M. E. Erdman, G. R. Eppich, S. Roeske, Z. Gabelica, M. Lerche, M. Nuevo, B. Girten, S. P. Worden, and S.-S. Meteorite Consortium. 2012. "Radar-enabled recovery of the Sutter's Mill meteorite, a carbonaceous chondrite regolith breccia." Science, 338: 1583-1587 [10.1126/science.1227163]

    Burton, A. S., J. Stern, J. Elsila, D. Glavin, and J. Dworkin. 2012. "Understanding prebiotic chemistry through the analysis of extraterrestrial amino acids and nucleobases in meteorites." Chemical Society Reviews, 41: 5459-5472.

    Johnson, N. M., J. E. Elsila, M. Kopstein, and J. A. Nuth. 2012. "Carbon isotopic fractionation in Fischer-Tropsch-type reactions and relevance to meteorite organics." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47: 1029-1034.

    Burton, A. S., J. E. Elsila, M. P. Callahan, et al. M. G. Martin, D. P. Glavin, N. M. Johnson, and J. P. Dworkin. 2012. "A propensity for n-ω-amino acids in thermally altered Antarctic meteorites." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47 (3): 374-386 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2012.01341.x]

    Glavin, D. P., J. E. Elsila, A. S. Burton, et al. M. P. Callahan, J. P. Dworkin, R. W. Hilts, and C. D. Herd. 2012. "Unusual nonterrestrial l-proteinogenic amino acid excesses in the Tagish Lake meteorite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47 (8): 1347-1364 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2012.01400.x]

    Elsila, J. E., S. B. Charnley, A. S. Burton, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2012. "Compound-specific carbon, nitrogen, and hydrogen isotopic ratios for amino acids in CM and CR chondrites and their use in evaluating potential formation pathways." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 47 (9): 1517-1536 [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2012.01415.x]

    Elsila, J. E., M. P. Callahan, D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, and H. Brückner. 2011. "Distribution and stable isotopic composition of amino acids from fungal peptaibiotics: assessing the potential for meteoritic contamination." Astrobiology , 11: 123-133 [10.1089/ast.2010.0505]

    Herd, C. D., A. Blinova, D. N. Simkus, et al. Y. Huang, R. Tarozo, C. M. Alexander, F. Gyngard, L. R. Nittler, G. D. Cody, M. L. Fogel, Y. Kebukawa, A. L. Kilcoyne, R. W. Hilts, G. F. Slater, D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, M. P. Callahan, J. E. Elsila, B. T. De Gregorio, and R. M. Stroud. 2011. "Origin and Evolution of Prebiotic Organic Matter As Inferred from the Tagish Lake Meteorite." Science, 332 (6035): 1304-1307 [10.1126/science.1203290]

    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 ]

    Sandford, S., S. Bajt, S. Clemett, et al. G. Cody, G. Cooper, B. Degregorio, V. de Vera, J. Dworkin, J. Elsila, G. Flynn, D. Glavin, A. Lanzirotti, T. Limero, M. Martin, C. Snead, M. Spencer, T. Stephan, A. Westphal, S. Wirick, R. Zare, and M. Zolensky. 2010. "Assessment and control of organic and other contaminants associated with the Stardust sample return from comet 81P/Wild 2." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 45: 406-433.

    Glavin, D. P., M. P. Callahan, J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2010. "The effects of parent body processes on amino acids in carbonaceous chondrites." Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 45: 1948-1872. [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2010.01132.x ]

    Nuevo, M., S. N. Milam, S. A. Sandford, J. E. Elsila, and J. P. Dworkin. 2009. "Formation of Uracil from the Ultraviolet Photo-Irradiation of Pyrimidine in Pure H2O Ices." ASTROBIOLOGY, 9 (7): [10.1089=ast.2008.0324]

    Elsila, J. E., D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2009. "Cometary glycine detected in samples returned by Stardust." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 44: 1323-1330.

    Martins, Z., C. Alexander, G. E. Orzechowska, et al. J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, M. A. Sephton, and P. Ehrenfreund. 2008. "Amino Acid Composition of Primitive CR2 Chondrites." Meteoritics and Planetary Science Supplement , 43: 5195.

    Ashbourn, S. F., J. E. Elsila, J. P. Dworkin, et al. M. P. Bernstein, S. A. Sandford, and L. J. Allamandola. 2007. "Ultraviolet photolysis of anthracene in H2O interstellar ice analogs: potential connection to meteoritic organics." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 42: 2035-2041. [10.1111/j.1945-5100.2007.tb01005.x]

    Elsila, J. E., J. P. Dworkin, M. P. Bernstein, M. Martin, and S. A. Sandford. 2007. "Mechanisms of amino acid formation in interstellar ice analogs." Astrophysical Journal, 660: 911-918.

    Elsila, J. E., M. R. Hammond, M. P. Bernstein, S. A. Sandford, and R. N. Zare. 2006. "UV photolysis of quinoline in interstellar ice analogs." Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 41: 785-796.

    Elsila, J. E., N. P. de Leon, P. R. Buseck, and R. N. Zare. 2005. "Alkylation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in carbonaceous chondrites." Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta , 69 (5): 1349-1357.

    Elsila, J. E., N. P. de Leon, F. L. Plows, P. R. Buseck, and R. N. Zare. 2005. "Extracts of impact breccia samples from Sudbury, Gardnos, and Ries impact craters and the effects of aggregation on C60 detection." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69: 2891-2899.

    Elsila, J. E., N. P. de Leon, and R. N. Zare. 2004. "Factors affecting quantitative analysis in laser desorption/laser ionization mass spectrometry." Analytical Chemistry , 76 (9): 2430-2437.

    Plows, F. L., J. E. Elsila, R. N. Zare, and P. R. Buseck. 2003. "Evidence that polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in two carbonaceous chondrites predate parent-body formation." Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 67 (7): 1429-1436.

    Bernstein, M. P., M. H. Moore, J. Elsila, et al. S. A. Sandford, L. J. Allamandola, and R. N. Zare. 2003. "Side group addition to the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon coronene by proton irradiation in cosmic ice analogs." Astrophysical Journal , 576 (1): L25-L29.

    Bernstein, M. P., J. Elsila, J. P. Dworkin, et al. S. A. Sandford, L. J. Allamandola, and R. N. Zare. 2002. "Side group addition to the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon coronene by ultraviolet photolysis in cosmic ice analogs." Astrophysical Journal , 576 (2): 1115-1120.

    Elsila, J., L. J. Allamandola, and S. A. Sandford. 1997. "The 2140 cm−1(4.673 Microns) Solid CO Band: The Case for Interstellar O2and N2and the Photochemistry of Nonpolar Interstellar Ice Analogs." The Astrophysical Journal, 479 (2): 818-838 [10.1086/303906]

    Brief Bio

    Dr. Jamie Elsila (Cook) is an Astrochemist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center with a research emphasis on stable isotopic signatures of extraterrestrial organic compounds. She is responsible for the isotopic measurement side of Goddard’s Astrobiology Analytical Laboratory and focuses her research on the measurement of carbon, nitrogen, and hydrogen stable isotopic ratios in extraterrestrial organics, including amino acids in carbonaceous chondrites and cometary material returned by the Stardust mission.  She is also a scientific Co-Investigator for the NASA Astrobiology Institute at the Goddard Center for Astrobiology. 

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Pietrucci, F., J. C. Aponte Silva, R. D. Starr, et al. A. Pérez-Villa, J. E. Elsila, J. P. Dworkin, and M. Saitta. 2018. "Hydrothermal Decomposition of Amino Acids and Origins of Prebiotic Meteoritic Organic Compounds." ACS Earth & Space Chemistry [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.8b00025]

    Aponte, J. C., J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, et al. S. N. Milam, S. B. Charnley, and J. P. Dworkin. 2017. "Pathways to Meteoritic Glycine and Methylamine." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 1 (1): 3-13 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acsearthspacechem.6b00014]

    Getty, S. A., J. E. Elsila, M. Balvin, et al. W. B. Brinckerhoff, T. Cornish, X. Li, J. Ferrance, A. Grubisic, and A. Southard. 2017. "Molecular analyzer for Complex Refractory Organic-rich Surfaces (MACROS)." 2017 IEEE Aerospace Conference [10.1109/aero.2017.7943706]

    Aponte Silva, J. C., N. M. Abreu, D. P. Glavin, J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2017. "Distribution of aliphatic amines in CO, CV, and CK carbonaceous chondrites and relation to mineralogy and processing history." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 52 (12): 2632–2646 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/maps.12959]

    Dworkin, J. P., L. A. Adelman, T. Ajluni, et al. A. V. Andronikov, J. C. Aponte, A. E. Bartels, E. Beshore, E. B. Bierhaus, J. R. Brucato, B. H. Bryan, A. S. Burton, M. P. Callahan, S. L. Castro-Wallace, B. C. Clark, S. J. Clemett, H. C. Connolly, W. E. Cutlip, S. M. Daly, V. E. Elliott, J. E. Elsila, H. L. Enos, D. F. Everett, I. A. Franchi, D. P. Glavin, H. V. Graham, J. E. Hendershot, J. W. Harris, S. L. Hill, A. R. Hildebrand, G. O. Jayne, R. W. Jenkens, K. S. Johnson, J. S. Kirsch, D. S. Lauretta, A. S. Lewis, J. J. Loiacono, C. C. Lorentson, J. R. Marshall, M. G. Martin, L. L. Matthias, H. L. McLain, S. R. Messenger, R. G. Mink, J. L. Moore, K. Nakamura-Messenger, J. A. Nuth, C. V. Owens, C. L. Parish, B. D. Perkins, M. S. Pryzby, C. A. Reigle, K. Righter, B. Rizk, J. F. Russell, S. A. Sandford, J. P. Schepis, J. Songer, M. F. Sovinski, S. E. Stahl, K. Thomas-Keprta, J. M. Vellinga, and M. S. Walker. 2017. "OSIRIS-REx Contamination Control Strategy and Implementation." Space Science Reviews 214 (1): 19 [10.1007/s11214-017-0439-4]

    Aponte, J. C., H. L. McLain, J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2016. "Aliphatic Amines in Antarctic CR2, CM2, and CM1/2 Carbonaceous Chondrites." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 189 296-311 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.gca.2016.06.018]

    Elsila, J. E., J. C. Aponte, D. G. Blackmond, et al. A. S. Burton, J. P. Dworkin, and D. P. Glavin. 2016. "Meteoritic Amino Acids: Diversity in Compositions Reflects Parent Body Histories." ACS Central Science 2 370-379 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1021/acscentsci.6b00074]

    Elsila, J. E., M. P. Callahan, J. P. Dworkin, et al. H. L. McLain, S. K. Noble, and E. K. Gibson Jr.. 2015. "The origin of amino acids in lunar regolith samples." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 172 357-369 [10.1016/j.gca.2015.10.008]

    Burton, A. S., H. L. McLain, D. P. Glavin, et al. J. E. Elsila, J. Davidson, K. E. Miller, A. V. Andronikov, D. Lauretta, and J. P. Dworkin. 2015. "Amino acid analyses of R and CK chondrites." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50 (3): 470-482 [10.1111/maps.12433]

    Aponte, J. C., J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2015. "Indigenous aliphatic amines in the aqueously altered Orgueil meteorite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 50 1733-1749 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1111/maps.12507]

    Aponte, J. C., J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2014. "Assessing the origins of aliphatic amines in the Murchison meteorite from their compound-specific carbon isotopic ratios and enantiomeric composition ." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 141 331-345 [10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.035 ]

    Burton, A. S., S. Grunsfeld, J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2014. "The effects of parent-body hydrothermal heating on amino acid abundances in CI-like chondrites." Polar Science 8 255-263 [10.1016/j.polar.2014.05.002]

    Burton, A. S., D. P. Glavin, J. E. Elsila, et al. J. P. Dworkin, P. Jenniskens, and Q. Z. Yin. 2014. "The amino acid composition of the Sutter's Mill CM2 carbonaceous chondrite." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 49 (11): 2074-2086

    Onstott, T. C., C. Magnabosco, A. D. Aubrey, et al. A. S. Burton, J. P. Dworkin, J. E. Elsila, S. Grunsfeld, B. H. Cao, J. E. Hein, D. P. Glavin, T. L. Kieft, B. J. Silver, T. J. Phelps, E. Van Heerden, D. J. Opperman, and J. L. Bada. 2014. "Does aspartic acid racemization constrain the depth limit of the subsurface biosphere?" Geobiology 12 (1): 1-19 [10.1111/gbi.12069]

    Aponte, J. C., J. P. Dworkin, and J. E. Elsila. 2014. "Assessing the origins of aliphatic amines in the Murchison meteorite from their compound-specific carbon isotopic ratios and enantiomeric composition." Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta 141 331-345 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.035]

    Burton, A. S., S. Grunsfeld, J. E. Elsila, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2014. "The effects of parent-body hydrothermal heating on amino acid abundances in CI-like chondrites." Polar Science 8 (3): 255-263 [10.1016/j.polar.2014.05.002]

    Getty, S. A., W. B. Brinckerhoff, X. Li, et al. J. E. Elsila, T. Cornish, S. Ecelberger, Q. Wu, and R. Zare. 2014. "A Compact Tandem Two-Step Laser Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer for In Situ Analysis of Non-Volatile Organics on Planetary Surfaces." IEEE 978-1-4799-1622-1/14

    Burton, A. S., J. E. Elsila, J. E. Hein, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2013. "Extraterrestrial amino acids identified in metal-rich CH and CB carbonaceous chondrites from Antarctica." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (3): 390-402 [10.1111/maps.12063]

    Callahan, M. P., A. S. Burton, J. E. Elsila, et al. E. M. Baker, K. E. Smith, D. P. Glavin, and J. P. Dworkin. 2013. "A search for amino acids and nucleobases in the Martian meteorite Roberts Massif 04262 using liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry." Meteoritics & Planetary Science 48 (5): 786-795 [10.1111/maps.12103]

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