Research

Career Development and Outreach Program


About the Program

Video: Watch this highlight of First Award Fellow Dr. Julianna Simon, working at University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory.

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Sharing the excitement and importance of space research and exploration is a primary goal of the NSBRI’s Career Development and Outreach Program. The Institute is fulfilling this goal through a number of programs that impact students and teachers at all levels. In the Career Development section, visitors can find information on the following:

  • Free materials for Elementary, Middle and High School Classrooms
  • Video and PowerPoint College-Level Lectures
  • Summer Apprenticeship and Research Programs
  • Graduate and First Award Programs
  • Online Professional Development
  • Links to NASA Education Resources
Saint Louis University’s Abigail Young analyzes cell samples for a project to determine the effects of microgravity and radiation on the reactivation of the Epstein-Barr virus in the human body.

Saint Louis University’s Abigail Young analyzes cell samples for a project to determine the effects of microgravity and radiation on the reactivation of the Epstein-Barr virus in the human body.

NSBRI’s efforts were recognized in 2007 when the Career Development and Outreach Program received a Stellar Award from the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation. The Program was cited for its “performance as a nationally recognized, top-tier program that is pioneering new models for exemplary teaching, training and public outreach …”

Leaders

Senior Education Fellow:
Marlene Y. MacLeish, Ed.D.
Morehouse School of Medicine
mmacleish@msm.edu

Vice President, Chief Scientist, & Institute Associate Director:
Graham B. I. Scott, Ph.D.
NSBRI
graham.scott@bcm.edu