Seminars

The weekly astrobiology seminar features speakers from astronomy, earth science, and biology who share their research with an equally diverse audience.

Upcoming Seminars
Past Seminars

Upcoming Astrobiology Seminars

May 1 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

Past Seminars

April 24 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

April 17 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

April 10 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

April 3 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

March 27 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

March 20 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

March 13 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

March 6 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

February 27 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

February 20 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

February 13 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

February 6 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

January 30 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

January 23 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

January 16 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

January 9 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until May 3, 2017

Astrobiology Seminar

Weekly astrobiology seminar

December 5, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

November 28, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

November 21, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

November 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

November 7, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

October 31, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

October 24, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

October 17, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

October 10, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

October 3, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

September 26, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

September 19, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

September 12, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

September 5, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

August 29, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

August 22, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until December 8, 2016

Astrobiology Seminar

December 7, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

November 30, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

November 23, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

November 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

November 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

November 2, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

October 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

October 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

October 12, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

October 5, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

September 28, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

September 21, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly seminar

Astrobiology Seminar

September 14, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Habbal

Seminar: Habbal

August 31, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Meech

Astrobiology Seminar: Meech

May 6, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Seminar: Weissman

Paul Weissman: Rosetta Comet Rendezvous Mission

April 27, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Khayat

Alain Khayat: Multi-band search for active release of volcanic gases on Mars

April 20, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Haghighipour

Nader Haghighipour:
Origin and Activation of Main Belt Comets

April 6, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Mojzsis

Speaker: Steve Mojzsis
Title: The Hadean Earth vs. The Origin of Life

March 30, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Schorghofer

Speaker: Norbert Schorghofer
Title: Ceres, Ice, and the DAWN mission

March 16, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Mottl 2

Speaker: Mike Mottl
Title: Is plate tectonics necessary for planetary habitability? Pt 2

March 9, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Kaluna/Gasda

Kaluna & Gasda

March 2, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Meech

Speaker: Karen Meech
Title: The Proteus Mission: Origin of Habitable Worlds

February 9, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Mottl

Speaker: Mike Mottl
Title: Is plate tectonics necessary for planetary habitability?

February 2, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Howard

Speaker: Andrew Howard
Title: Rise of the Super-Earths

January 26, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Kuhn

Speaker: Jeff Kuhn

December 8, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Williams

Speaker: Jonathan Williams
Title: Astrobiology and ALMA

December 1, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Ishii

Speaker: Hope Ishii, HIGP
Title: Detection of water and organics in extraterrestrial materials at the nanometer scale

November 24, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Current Research by Graduate Students

Speakers: Matthew Abplanalp, Heather Kaluna, and Andrew Turner

November 17, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Taylor

Speaker: Jeff Taylor
Title: Volatile Element Inventory in Mars, and a bit about the Moon

November 3, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Short Talks

Title: Short Talks

October 27, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: McMahon

Speaker: Robert McMahon
Title: Mechanistic Organic Chemistry of Relevance to the Interstellar Medium

October 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Schorghofer

Speaker: Schorghofer
Title: Thermodynamic Niches for Water Ice in the Inner Solar System

October 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Berdyugina

Speaker: Svetlana Berdyugina
Title: Global Warming as a Marker of Earth-like Extrasolar Civilizations

October 6, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Keane

Speaker: Jacqueline Keane
Title: Catastrophic Disruption of Comet ISON

September 29, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Reipurth

Speaker: Bo Reipurth
Title: Freefloating Planets

September 22, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Jungbluth

Speaker: Sean Jungbluth
Title: Microbial diversity in anoxic, subseafloor basaltic fluids

September 15, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Leigh

Speaker: Jason Leigh, University of Hawaii
Title: Advanced Visualization Instrumentation

September 8, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Sharma

Speaker: Shiv Sharma

Title: Remote Time-Resolved Raman and Laser-Induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy for Planetary Exploration

August 25, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Jones

Speaker: Brant Jones
Department of Chemistry

Title: Detection of Large Complex Organics via Reflectron Time-of-Flight Mass Spectroscopic Analysis of Ices Exposed to Ionizing Radiation

July 28, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar: Smyth

Speaker: Joseph Smyth
Title: Water in planetary interiors

 

Seminar organization
Information for Speakers
Information for Students

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  • Remote participation with Zoom:
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  • The seminar organizer for the Spring ’17 semester is Karen Meech, email: meech@ifa.hawaii.edu.

  • Thank you for presenting in our seminar!
  • The talks are scheduled for 45 minutes, followed by questions.
  • The audience is exceptionally diverse, and it is good to begin with a basic introduction and speak at a level intelligible to graduate students in any field of science.
  • Please send a title and an abstract.
  • The seminar room is equipped with an LCD projector, which can be connected to our seminar room computer or to your laptop.
  • We use Zoom to broadcast the seminar to off-island attendees. We can load the presentation onto a dedicated presenting computer that runs Microsoft Windows, with Powerpoint 2007, or you can download the free Zoom App and present from your own computer. Please bring a VGA adapter.

  • Graduate students in any field of science can enroll in Astronomy 740 to receive 1¬†credit.
  • A small assignment will be due at the end of the semester. Details will be made available to students.