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Postdoctoral Fellow Maëva Millan and Professor Sarah Stewart Johnson Conduct First-of-Its-Kind Research Searching for Organic Molecules on Red Planet

November 16th, 2021

In a paper published in Nature Astronomy, Georgetown Postdoctoral Fellow Maëva Millan and her advisor, Sarah Stewart Johnson, Provost’s Distinguished Associate Professor in the Department of Biology and Science, Technology, and International Affairs Program, share their findings from the very first “wet chemistry derivatization” experiment performed on Mars, where NASA’s Curiosity Rover landed in August 2012. 

Professor, Graduate Students Named Finalists for BARDA-NIOSH Mask Innovation Challenge

July 8th, 2021

Department of Physics professor Kai Liu and PhD students James Malloy (G’22) and Christopher Jensen (G’25) were named one of the 10 Phase 1 Winners, and the only university team selected, for the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mask Innovation Challenge.