James Ferris honored at a special session of the 2012 Astrobiology Science Conference

Students, mentees, and scientific collaborators of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor of Chemistry James Ferris gathered at a special session of the 2012 Astrobiology Science Conference in Atlanta, Ga., on April 19 to honor the scientist. The session titled “The Origin of Biomolecules in Planetary Environments: From HCN to RNA” was dedicated to Ferris for his seminal research into the origins of life on Earth and its potential to form on other planets. Click on the links below for details:

RPI News release

Inside Rensselaer

Of Montmorillonite and Men

Webcast of the presentation (requires Adobe Connect)

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