Rensselaer Astrobiology Research and Education Center (RARE)

Bruce Watson

Institute Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Inorganic chemistry of the Earth and terrestrial planets
Experimentation at high pressures and temperatures
Kinetics of reactions and diffusion
Early Earth history
Astrobiology
Earth materials
Numerical modeling of diffusion phenomena
Geochemical proxies
Isotope geochemistry

Linda B. McGown

Professor, William Weightman Walker Chair
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Astrobiology
Bioseparations
Aptamers and related affinity reagents
Molecular self-assembly
G-quadruplex DNA and cancer
Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
Biotechnology and Biomaterials

Peter Fox

Professor, Department Head, Graduate Program Director
IT and Web Science
Environmental informatics
Data Science
Semantic eScience
Materials Informatics
Data Analytics
Astrobiology