CASIS - Enabling Research on the ISS National Lab for the Benefit of Earth.
Now available is the October 21, 2015 NASA Future In-Space Operations (FISO) telecon material. The speaker was Micheal Roberts (CASIS) who discussed "CASIS - Enabling Research on the ISS National Lab for the Benefit of Earth".
Dr. Michael Roberts is a Senior Research Scientist at the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) where he works on the Portfolio Management team to solicit, select, develop and enable flight projects for the International Space Station National Lab. Prior to joining CASIS, Michael worked as a microbial ecologist, molecular biologist and group lead in the NASA Advanced Life Support program at the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Mike has been PI and Co-I on NASA flight experiments on Shuttle and ISS focused on bacterial recombination, plant-microbe interactions, and forward osmosis membrane technology for water recovery in microgravity. He has a B.A. from Maryville College, a Ph.D. in microbiology from Wesleyan University, and was a post-doctoral researcher in the Center for Microbial Ecology at Michigan State University and the RIKEN Institute in Wako-shi, Japan.
Listen to podcast of "CASIS - Enabling Research on the ISS National Lab for the Benefit of Earth" telecon: