ASTROBIOLOGY SCIENCE CONFERENCE:
E-POSTER INDEX TO PROGRAM

This page provides a listing of presentations with e-posters, organized by session.
Abstract titles link to the e-posters.
Session titles link to individual sessions.
Abstract numbers link to individual abstracts.

Poster Session I: Astrobiology as a Human Endeavor: Astrobiology Education and Public Outreach: Innovations in Astrobiology Teaching and Learning
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Sciworthy: A Science News Site for Addressing Political Polarization and Deficits in Astrobiology Literacy in the General Public, G. R. Riggio [Abstract 3148], Poster Location: 3

Societal Context of European Astrobiology Research: Astrobiology White Paper, K. A. Capova, D. Duner, E. Persson [Abstract 3159], Poster Location: 4

Astrobiology from the Perspective of a Student, L. K. Penrose [Abstract 3553], Poster Location: 11

Astrobiology Origins and Whakapapa Māori — A Parallel, I. H. Mogoșanu, T. N. Waaka, J. G. Blank, K. A. Campbell, K. P. Paul, C. L. R. Newton, E. H. Tait, E. Gregory [Abstract 3554], Poster Location: 12

Great Salt Lake Institute: Halophiles for Teachers, Students, and the Community, J. Butler, B. K. Baxter [Abstract 3740], Poster Location: 15

The Role of METI in Contemporary Public and Liberal Arts Education, W. L. Alba [Abstract 3696], Poster Location: 16

Keep it Real and Visual: Dissecting Social Media Engagement and Its Potential to Influence Trust in Space Science, Y. L. Hwong, C. A. Oliver, M. J. Van Kranendonk [Abstract 3006], Poster Location: 17

Students Attitudes to Astrobiology. Attitudes Towards Scientific Search for Extra-Terrestrial Life Among Swedish High School and University Students, E. Persson, K. A. Capova, Y. Li [Abstract 3156], Poster Location: 19

Dissemination and Communication Activities for Mars Analogues Research — The European MASE Project, P. Cabezas, N. Walter, P. Rettberg, M. Bohmeier, E. Rabbow, K. Beblo-Vranesevic, A. Perras, P. Schwendner, C. Moissl-Eichinger, P. Vannier, V. Marteinsson, E. Monaghan, P. Ehrenfreund, L. Garcia-Descalzo, F. Gomez, M. Malki, R. Amils, F. Gaboyer, F. Westall, C. Cockell [Abstract 3236], Poster Location: 21

Poster Session I: Exoplanets: Habitability: Connecting Modeling and Observations in the Search for Habitable Planets
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

A Database of Spectra, Albedos and Colors of Solar System Bodies for Exoplanet Comparison, J. Madden, L. Kaltenegger [Abstract 3171], Poster Location: 25

Poster Session I: Origin and Evolution of Life: Prebiotic Biochemistry: From Molecules To Cells
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Dynamic Equilibria may Provide a Prebiotic Route to Increasing Complexity, M. R. Tirumalai, M. Paci, A. Marathe, D. Chavan, G. E. Fox [Abstract 3039], Poster Location: 44

Poster Session I: Origin and Evolution of Life: Prebiotic Chemistry: Functional Biopolymers
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Evaluating an Alternate Method for the Analysis of Meteoric Amino Acids, P. Sen, J. C. Aponte, J. E. Elsila, J. P. Dworkin [Abstract 3164], Poster Location: 53

Atmospheric Acetylene and the Glyoxylate Scenario, C. Menor-Salvan, T. M. Orlando [Abstract 3339], Poster Location: 54

Ring Stacking and Hydrogen Bonds are Correlated with Aggregation and Structure of a Proposed Precursor of Modern Nucleotides, K. S. Gochenour, K. E. Smith, D. K. Elliott, M. P. Callahan, G. E. Lindberg [Abstract 3196], Poster Location: 55

Poster Session I: Origin and Evolution of Life: Prebiotic Chemistry: Journey to the Centre of the Earth: Intraterrestrial Life on Extraterrestrial Planets
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

The Astrobiological Significance of Impacts on the Moon, D. Schulze-Makuch [Abstract 3243], Poster Location: 64

Poster Session I: Origin and Evolution of Life: Prebiotic Chemistry: Mineralogy and the Origin of Life
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Quenched Glassy Rocks to Life-Like Volatile-Bearing Secondary Minerals, Y. Miura, T. Kato [Abstract 3731], Poster Location: 67

Struvite (NH4MgPO4 • 6H2O) as a Prebiotic Mineral and Source of Available Phosphate, C. Menor-Salvan, B. Burcar, M. Pasek, N. V. Hud [Abstract 3329], Poster Location: 69

Water Ice as a Surface for Proto-Metabolism: Electrical Benefits, D. S. Helman [Abstract 3070], Poster Location: 73

Poster Session I: Solar System Sites: Mars: Modern and Ancient Biosignatures and the Search for Life on Mars
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Novel Iron Complexing Structures for Scytonemin Family Molecules, T. Varnali [Abstract 3292], Poster Location: 82

Poster Session II: Astrobiology as a Human Endeavor: Astrobiology and Planetary Protection
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Quantitative Planetary Protection for Sample Return from Ocean Worlds, M. Neveu, A. D. Anbar, J. A. Baross, D. P. Glavin, C. P. McKay, C. C. Porco, B. Sherwood, Y. Takano, H. Yano [Abstract 3008], Poster Location: 97

Planetary Protection is Good for You: An International and Individual Consensus, J. D. Rummel [Abstract 3357], Poster Location: 98

Poster Session II: Astrobiology as a Human Endeavor: New Strategies for SETI
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

What ETI Can Do? Extreme Ways of Saying 'Hello', P. E. Laine [Abstract 3040], Poster Location: 100

G- and K-Dwarf Stars are the Best Targets for SETI, J. Haqq-Misra, R. K. Kopparapu, E. T. Wolf [Abstract 3087], Poster Location: 101

Reverse Astrobiology for Oxygen Worlds: Is it Feasible?, C. Gros [Abstract 3009], Poster Location: 109

Deceleration of High-Velocity Interstellar Photon Sails into Bound Orbits at Alpha Centauri Using Photogravitational Assists, R. Heller, M. Hippke [Abstract 3002], Poster Location: 110

Poster Session II: Exoplanets: Habitability: The Habitability of Proxima Centauri b
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Observational Constraints on Planets in the Alpha Centauri Star System, L L. Zhao, D. A. Fischer [Abstract 3344], Poster Location: 119

Poster Session II: Exoplanets: Biomarkers: The Science of Exoplanet Biosignatures Using Space and Ground-Based Telescopes
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

NExSS/NAI Joint ExoPAG SAG 16 Report on Remote Biosignatures for Exoplanets, N. Y. Kiang, M. N. Parenteau, S. D. Domagal-Goldman [Abstract 3575], Poster Location: 122

Current and Next-Gen Instrumentation for Exoplanet Research, R. G. Strausbaugh, N. R. Butler, R. L. Jackson [Abstract 3405], Poster Location: 123

Poster Session II: Origin and Evolution of Life: Prebiotic Chemistry: Origin of Life Hypotheses: Salt Water (Ocean Vents) or Fresh Water (Pools on Land)
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Where in the World Could Life Originate Between Mica Sheets?, H. G. Hansma [Abstract 3206], Poster Location: 146

Poster Session II: Solar System Sites: Mars: Biosignature Detection on Mars
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

Redesign of the Winogradsky's Column as an Experimental Chamber for Evaluating the Effect of Martian Atmosphere on the Ecology of a Hipersaline Microcommunity, R. A. O. Abans, F. Rodrigues, I. G. Paulino-Lima, D. Galante [Abstract 3112], Poster Location: 149

Poster Session II: Solar System Sites: Mars: Modern Mars Habitability
Mon, p.m., Main Hall

An Experimental Assessment on the Effects of Variations in Sulfate Concentrations on Sulfate Reducing Bacteria in Simulated Martian Conditions, M. Silver, S. Mora, M. Ivey, V. Chevrier [Abstract 3019], Poster Location: 164

Poster Session III: Miscellaneous Topics in Astrobiology
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

A Classification Scheme for the Evolution of Technology Producing Exobiospheres, J. B. Byrne [Abstract 3069], Poster Location: 3

bRing: The Search for Circumplanetary Material around Beta Pictoris b, S. N. Mellon, E. E. Mamajek, M. Culver, R. Stuik, M. Kenworthy, J. Bailey, P. Dorval, S. Crawford, B. B. D. Lomberg, M. Ireland [Abstract 3321], Poster Location: 9

Poster Session III: New Technologies and Techniques: Other Technologies and Techniques: Astrobiology ‘Omics': Using Systems Biology to Address Big Questions in Astrobiology
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

In Search of Life in Outer Space; Experiments in Trace DNA Detection of Micrometeoroids Sampled from the Thermosphere, M. Rivera Diaz, A. Matchett Sr., S. Massey Sr., O. Resto Sr. [Abstract 3563], Poster Location: 26

Poster Session III: New Technologies and Techniques: Other Technologies and Techniques: Big Data Astrobiology
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

Cognitive Computing and Astrobiology, P. E. Laine [Abstract 3016], Poster Location: 28

Poster Session III: Origin and Evolution of Life: Evolution/Genetics: Current Superlatives and Contenders for "Extreme" Life on Earth
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

Bipyrimidine Signatures as a Photoprotective Genome Strategy in G + C-Rich Halophilic Archaea, D. L. Jones, B. K. Baxter [Abstract 3048], Poster Location: 29

Poster Session III: Origin and Evolution of Life: Evolution/Genetics: Major Transitions in Evolution
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

De Novo Origin of Multicellularity in Response to Predation, M. D. Herron, J. C. Boswell, J. M. Borin, C. A. Knox, M. Boyd, W. C. Ratcliff, F. Rosenzweig [Abstract 3358], Poster Location: 42

Poster Session IV: New Technologies and Techniques: Life Detection: Biosignature Detection on Mars: Strategies and Analog Studies to Guide Mars 2020 and ExoMars
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

Finding Biosignatures in Mars Analog Samples Using Visible and UV-Gated Raman Spectroscopy, and UV Time-Resolved Fluorescence Spectroscopy, S. Shkolyar, E. Eshelman, J. Farmer, D. Hamilton, M. Daly, C. Youngbull [Abstract 3004], Poster Location: 64

Poster Session IV: New Technologies and Techniques: Life Detection: In Situ Life Detection: Approaches, Challenges, and Opportunities
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

An Overview of Electrical Spectroscopy for Astrobiology Applications, K. Chin, J-P. Jones, E. Brandon [Abstract 3362], Poster Location: 76

Poster Session IV: New Technologies and Techniques: Life Detection: Life Detection Lessons from Analogue Environments on Earth
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

Garatéa II Mission: The Earth’s Stratosphere as a Mars Analogue Environment for Potential Molecular Biosignatures Studies and Space Missions Application, M. F. Cerini, D. Galante, N. Rivas [Abstract 3643], Poster Location: 80

Poster Session IV: New Technologies and Techniques: Other Technologies and Techniques: Stable Isotope Techniques
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

Oxygen Isotope Ratios are Preserved in Water-Poor Jack Hills Zircons, E. D. Cameron, J. W. Valley, D. Ortiz-Cordero, K. Kitajima, A. J. Cavosie [Abstract 3017], Poster Location: 85

Poster Session IV: Origin and Evolution of Life: Evolution/Genetics: Experimental Microbial Evolution
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

Towards Understanding the Evolution of Trimethoprim Resistance, Y. T. Tamer, E. Toprak [Abstract 3626], Poster Location: 96

Poster Session IV: Solar System Sites: Earth in Time/Deep Biosphere: Sustained Habitability, Life, and the Biosignatures of a Dynamic Early Earth
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

Resurrecting Ancestral RuBisCO in Silico, A. L. Donovan, B. Kacar [Abstract 3531], Poster Location: 108

No Laughing Matter: Nitrous Oxide Production by Chemodenitrification in the Ferruginous Proterozoic Ocean, C. L. Stanton, C. T. Reinhard, J. F. Kasting, T. W. Lyons, J. B. Glass [Abstract 3542], Poster Location: 114

Poster Session IV: Solar System Sites: Ice and Ocean Worlds: Habitability of Ocean Worlds
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

McMurdo Ice Shelf as an Ocean World Analog: Supercooled Water and Ice Mass Balance, J. D. Lawrence, B. E. Schmidt, L. Winslow, P. Doran, J. J. Buffo, S. Kim, C. C. Walker, M. Skidmore, K. M. Soderlund, J. S. Greenbaum, D. D. Blankenship, N. Bramall, A. Johnson, F. Rack, W. B. Stone, SIMPLE Field Team [Abstract 3609], Poster Location: 119

Poster Session IV: Solar System Sites: Ice and Ocean Worlds: Seeking Evidence of Habitable Conditions and Life Activity in Serpentinizing Systems
Wed, p.m., Main Hall

 The Possible Emergence of Life and Differentiation of a Shallow Biosphere on Europa, M. J. Russell, K. P. Hand, A. E. Murray [Abstract 3194], Poster Location: 126


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