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Rocco MANCINELLI Senior Research Scientist, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute; NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA

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1975 BA, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
1977 MA, Department of Environmental, Population & Organismic Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
1982 PhD, Department of Environmental, Population & Organismic Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO
1983-1984 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
1984-1986 National Academy of Sciences National Research Council Fellow, NASA's Ames Research Center, Mountain View, CA
1987-1997 Principal Investigator, SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA
1997-2009 Senior Research Scientist, SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA
since 2009 Senior Research Scientist, Bay Area Environmental Research Institute; NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
since 2015 Adjunct Professor Dept. Microbiology & Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Memberships

American Society for Microbiology
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Sigma Xi
International Society for Microbial Ecology

Publications

The affect of the space environment on the survival of Halorubrum chaoviator and Synechococcus, In:(Nägeli: data from the Space Experiment OSMO on EXPOSE-R. Int. J. Astrobiol. 14:123-128, 2015
Horneck, G., Klaus, D., & Mancinelli, R. L.: Space Microbiology. Microbiol. Molec. Biol. Rev. 74, 2010
Rothschild, L.J. & Mancinelli, R.L.: Life in extreme environments, Nature 409, London, 2001

Awards

Elected Fellow, California Academy of Sciences
Elected Fellow, The Explorer's Club
Antarctic Service Medal
National Academy of Sciences NRC Research Fellowship