Coloquio: 2 de noviembre – 14:00 horas
Expositor: Dr. Ivan Paulino-Lima
Resumen: Dr. Ivan Paulino-Lima is a Research Scientist at Blue Marble Space Institute of Science (https://www.nasa.gov/content/ivan-glaucio-paulino-lima). He received his PhD degree from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is developing several projects at Dr. Lynn Rothschild’s lab at NASA Ames Research Center for the past 9 years. His primary research is focused on radiation-resistant microorganisms and how this capability could be transferred to humans in the near future. In this presentation, Dr. Paulino-Lima will discuss his research on extremophiles, their applications on Earth and their impact on space exploration.