Dr. George Cody of Carnegie Science Earth and Planets will deliver a seminar on Monday, January 27, 2020.


Jordan Wostbrock of the University of New Mexico will deliver a seminar on "Seeing through carbonate diagenesis using the triple oxygen isotope system."

Astrobiology, Geochemistry, High Pressure

Dr. Vincent S. Riggi joins GL as a new Visiting Investigator working with Andrew Steele. Riggi joins us from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. He will be working on CO2 reduction mechanisms at medium PT conditions. His research interests include astrobiology, prebiotic chemistry, organic synthesis, and high pressure geochemistry.


Dr. Mojhgan A. Haghnegahdar of Department of Geology at the University of Maryland presented a seminar titled, "Can Measurements of 13CH3D & 12CH2D2 Help Us Understand the Atmospheric Methane Budget?"


Dr. Matthieu Galvez of ETH in Zurich delivered a special Wednesday seminar entitled, "How Mountains React and Breathe."


Dr. Jill Mikucki of the University of Tennessee Knoxville delivered a seminar entitled "On the exploration of Antarctic subglacial microbial ecosystems."

Geochemistry, Planetary Science

Dr. Xike "Nicole" Nie comes to GL from the University of Chicago. For the next two years, Nie will be working with Dr.


Dr. Irena Mamajanov of ELSI researches geochemistry and the origins of life. She delivered a seminar on "From Messy Chemistry to the Origins of Life."