1. NAI Newsletter November 2017

    Call for White Papers on an Astrobiology Science Strategy

    The National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine seeks input from the community to develop an Astrobiology Science Strategy for the Search for Life in the Universe, a great opportunity for scientists and researchers to influence the future of astrobiology research. The deadline is January 8.

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    Ask an Astrobiology Rising at Georgia Tech

    The growing visibility of researchers interested in astrobiology is helping Georgia Tech emerge as a powerhouse in the field.

    Heating Enceladus for a Billion Years

    Tidal friction could generate enough heat to power tens of millions to billions of years of hydrothermal activity inside Enceladus.

    Maggie Osburn Honored as 2017 Packard Fellow

    Geobiologist Magdalena “Maggie” Osburn has received a 2017 David and Lucile Packard Fellowship Award for her work at the geochemistry-microbiology interface.

    STScI Seminar: The Search for Life in Oceans Beyond Earth

    Catch the upcoming webcast with Dr. Kevin Hand (Deputy Chief Scientist for Solar System Exploration, NASA JPL/CalTech), December 1 at 12PM.

    Early Career Collaboration Award Recipients Announced

    We are pleased to announce the selections for the October 2017 Early Career Collaboration Award (ECCA).

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    Upcoming Events and Deadlines

    Open Until Filled – Job Opportunity: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Astronomy/Astrophysics

    OpenAstrobiology Australasia Meeting (June 25-29, 2018) and Astrobiology Grand Tour, Western Australia (July 1-9, 2018) Indication of Interest

    Nov 30ELSI Symposium: Building Bridges from Earth to Life: From Chemical Mechanism to Ancient Biology (Jan 9-11, 2018) Registration Deadline

    Nov 302018 Pierazzo International Student Travel Award Application Deadline

    Dec 1Third Community Announcement Regarding Europa Lander Instrument Investigation Program Element Appendix Delayed Release

    Dec 12nd Rencontres du Vietnam on Exoplanetary Science Abstract Submission Deadline

    Dec 15 - Astrobiology Graduate Conference (AbGradCon) 2018 Application Opens

    Dec 15Postdoctoral Position in Exoplanet Atmospheres Application Deadline

    Dec 172018 Gordon Research Conference: Origins of Life (Jan 14-19, 2018) Application Deadline

    Jan 1 – Job Opportunities: Biochemical, Genetic, Metabolic, and Isotopic Constraints on an Ancient Thiobiosphere Researchers Application Deadline

    Jan 1 – PhD Student Opportunties: NAU Planetary Science and Astronomy Application Deadline

    Jan 15Rencontres Exobiologiques Pour Doctorants Astrobiology Introductory Course (RED’18) Application Deadline

    Jan 16-18 – Meeting: Astrobiology Science Strategy for the Search for Life in the Universe

    Feb 1NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program New Application Deadline

    Feb 942nd COSPAR Scientific Asssembly (Jul 14-22, 2018) Abstract Submission Deadline

    Feb 9Geobiology 2018 Application Deadline

    Feb 152018 L ewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology Application Deadline