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"Inner Space in Outer Space: Microbial monitoring at the HI-SEAS Long Duration Mars Simulations” and radiological research from Johns Hopkins and the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory titled, "Targeting the Medial Prefrontal Cortex to Ameliorate R

An Exeter Medical School lecture
Date27 February 2019
Time14:00 to 15:00
PlaceSouth Cloisters 3.06

Ben Johnson, a Marshall’s Scholar from the US, on the subject of Radiological and Microbiological Challenges of Human Spaceflight.


Abstract

Ben is a postgraduate psychology student currently studying at the University of Edinburgh. His main interest is in addressing the challenges of promoting both physical and mental health in extreme environments, especially as found in space travel. He has worked at NASA, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and various universities, researching the psychology, physiology, and microbiology of human space flight. He will be presenting human microbiome research from the NASA HI-SEAS Mars simulation titled, "Inner Space in Outer Space: Microbial monitoring at the HI-SEAS Long Duration Mars Simulations” and radiological research from Johns Hopkins and the NASA Space Radiation Laboratory titled, "Targeting the Medial Prefrontal Cortex to Ameliorate Radiation-Induced Neurobehavioral Deficits.”

To book onto this event, please contact s.dick@exeter.ac.uk - Samantha Dick. If any academic or student groups would like to meet with Ben before or after this event for a more in depth conversation, please also contact Samantha.

ProviderExeter Medical School
OrganizerSamantha Dick
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