Ask an Astrobiologist with Dr. Betül Kaçar!

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Ask an Astrobiologist with Dr. Betül Kaçar!

Time: April 14, 2020 all day
Location: Everywhere!
Event Type: livestream
Organized By: Graham E. Lau
Latest Activity: Apr 14, 2020

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Our next episode of Ask an Astrobiologist is going to be next week on the 14th of April at 10:00 Pacific Time (17:00 UTC). You can tune in on SAGANet or watch on the NASA Astrobiology Facebook page. You can ask questions in the chat or use #AskAstrobio on Twitter to ask questions and engage with other audience members.


Our guest for this episode is Dr. Betül Kaçar. Dr. Kaçar is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona. She and her team explore the molecular mechanisms of evolution, the origin(s) of life, and the distributions of life in the cosmos. Dr. Kaçar uses a paleophenotyping method to resurrect ancient genes within modern organisms. Outside of her incredible career in research, she's also an educator and was one of the co-founders of SAGANet! You can learn more about her work at

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Comment by JohnCDraper on April 10, 2020 at 1:08am

This is just a test to make sure I have got the hang of this!

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