On Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Elkins Auditorium, International Space Station (ISS) scientist Dr. Liz Warren will discuss life in space, current experiments on Earth's orbiting research facility, and opportunities for students majoring in science. After her presentation, Warren will answer questions from audience members and Twitter participants. Questions on Twitter can be submitted using hashtag #AskDrWarren.
Before joining the ISS team at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Liz Warren, PhD, served as the deputy project scientist for Spaceflight Analogs and later for the ISS Medical Project as a science operations lead in NASA's Mission Control Center. She has a bachelor of science degree in molecular, cellular, and integrative physiology and a doctoral degree in physiology from the University of California, Davis. Warren has also completed postdoctoral fellowships in neuroscience, and molecular and cell biology.
Warren is an expert on the effects of spaceflight on the human body and has authored publications on subjects ranging from neuroscience to artificial gravity protocols.
To view the event live online, visit: https://new.livestream.com/pepperdineuniversity/2014nasa