I am a graduate student at the School of Earth and Space Exploration interested in exploring for signs of microbes and their interactions in the geologic record on Earth and Mars.
2017 Astrobiology Science Conference in Mesa, AZ. “Biosignature Capture and Preservation Potential of Modern Carbonates; a View into Destructive Early Diagenetic Processes.
2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. 2014 (19 - 22 October 2014) “Composition, Microtexture and Morphogenesis of Microbialites in a Modern Cold Spring at Crystal Geyser, Utah"
Investigating biosignature preservation potential of Utah spring carbonates
Determining biogenicity of microdigitate stromatolites using NanoSIMS
Understanding sulfate vein occurances and potential as biosignature reservoirs on Earth and Mars
Exploring for lithotypes on Mars relevant to astrobiology using hyperspectral orbital images