San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
1 - 5 August 2010
Conference 7819
Instruments, Methods, and Missions for Astrobiology XIII
Tuesday - Thursday 3 - 5 August 2010
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Abstract Due:
18 January 2010

Author Notification:
29 March 2010

Manuscript Due Date:
7 July 2010

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Tuesday 3 August Show All Abstracts
Welcome and Introductions
Tuesday 3 August 2010
1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
Session 1:
Keynote Session
Tuesday 3 August 2010
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
SETI turns 50: five decades of progress in the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (Keynote Presentation)
Paper 7819-1
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Session 2:
Biomarkers in Terrestrial Rocks and Meteorites I
Tuesday 3 August 2010
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chiral biomarkers and microfossils in carbonaceous meteorites (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-2
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Pathways for the asymmetric amplification of protein amino acids in the Murchison meteorite (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-3
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Session 3:
Biomarkers in Terrestrial Rocks and Meteorites II
Tuesday 3 August 2010
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Review on the origin of oil and hydrocarbon gases within our solar system: biogenic or abiogenic? (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-4
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The distribution and stereochemistry of amino acids in rocks and sediments from harsh terrestrial environments: analogues for future studies of ancient extraterrestrial materials
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Comparative methods of investigating microfossils in ancient Archaean to Lower Proterozoic (AR-PR1) rocks
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Early Precambrian pillow lavas as habitat for microfossils (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-7
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Solventless and solid-state reactions as applied to the meteoritic chemistry (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-8
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Role of the observer in the scientific process in astrobiology and in defining life
Paper 7819-9
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Wednesday 4 August Show All Abstracts
Session 4:
Instrumentation for Astrobiology
Wednesday 4 August 2010
8:20 AM - 10:10 AM
Instrument and materials development in Raman spectroscopy detection and imaging techniques for planetary explorations (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-10
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Microfluidics µFACS for life detection
(Canceled)
Paper 7819-11
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Evolution of primordial planets in relation to the cosmological origin of life (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-41
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Integrated ray tracing simulation of annual variation of spectral bio-signatures from cloud free 3D optical Earth model (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-12
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Tribological design of the focus actuation cam for MSL cameras MAHLI and Mastcam
(Canceled)
Paper 7819-36
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Growth and replication of red rain cells at 121°C and their red fluorescence
Paper 7819-42
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Session 5:
Astrobiology and Mars I
Wednesday 4 August 2010
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Deliquescence, liquid water, and the search for sources and sinks of methane on Mars (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-13
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Solving the problems with chirality as a biomarker for alien life (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-14
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Likelihood of methane-producing microbes on Mars (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-15
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Session 6:
Astrobiology and Mars II
Wednesday 4 August 2010
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Carbon in Mars meteorites: where is the carbon on Mars? (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-16
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Astrobiological characteristics and possibility of life in the polar dark dune spots of Mars (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-17
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Planetary protection protocol using multi-jet cold plasma decontamination
Paper 7819-18
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Session 7:
Microbial Extremophiles I
Wednesday 4 August 2010
3:20 PM - 6:00 PM
Response of high altitude lake habitats and ecosystems of the Central Andes to climate variability: lessons for early Mars and present-day Earth (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
Paper 7819-19
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Development of an autofluorescence spectral database for the identification and classification of microbial extremophiles (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-20
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Utilization of alternate chirality enantiomers in microbial communities
Paper 7819-21
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Comparison of the microbial diversity and abundance between the freshwater land-locked lakes of Schirmacher Oasis, and the perennially ice-covered Lake Untersee in East Antarctica
Paper 7819-22
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Survival of Bacillus pumilus SAFR-032 in simulated Mars atmosphere in real space conditions (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-23
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Growth characteristics of red rain microbes at temperatures below 100 °C (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-24
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Thursday 5 August Show All Abstracts
Session 8:
Microbial Extremophiles II
Thursday 5 August 2010
8:10 AM - 9:50 AM
Astrobiology in a salty universe (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-25
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Archaeon and archaeal virus diversity classification via sequence entropy and fractal dimension (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-26
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Cyanobacteria gene and protein sequences in diurnal oscillation metabolic processes
Paper 7819-27
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Zn-metalloprotease sequences in extremophiles
Paper 7819-28
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Session 9:
Life on Early Earth
Thursday 5 August 2010
10:20 AM - 12:00 PM
Life on early Earth (overview paper) (Invited Paper)
(Canceled)
Paper 7819-29
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Life in hot Archean lakes (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-30
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Origins and early evolution of the translation machinery (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-31
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Session 10:
Astrobiological Molecules, Materials, and Methods
Thursday 5 August 2010
1:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Chemistry, life, and the search for aliens (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-39
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Molecules and materials of astrobiological interest on outer solar system bodies (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-32
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RNA World meets Snowball Earth (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-33
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Bacterial morphologies in carbonaceous meteorites and comet dust (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-35
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Primordial planets, comets, and moons foster life in the cosmos (Invited Paper)
Paper 7819-34
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ExoMars Raman laser spectrometer overview
Paper 7819-40
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The Drake Equation in an astrobiological context
Paper 7819-37
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Proposed mission for in-situ detection of microorganisms in Low Earth Orbit
Paper 7819-38
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