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Astrobiology

Editor-in-Chief: Sherry L. Cady, PhD

ISSN: 1531-1074 • Published Monthly • Online ISSN: 1557-8070

Current Volume: 14

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.803

*2012 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2013

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Sherry L. Cady, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
P.O. Box 999, M/S K-84
Richland, WA  99352
503-806-3067
astrobiology@pdx.edu 

Managing Editor

Lawrence P. Cady
Journal Editorial Office, Portland, OR

Asian Editor

Kenichiro Sugitani, DSc
Nagoya University
Nagoya, Japan

European Editor

Helmut Lammer, PhD
Austrian Academy of Sciences
Graz, Austria

Australian Editor

Martin J. Van Kranendonk, PhD
University of New South Wales
Kensington, Australia

African Editor

Esta van Heerden, PhD
University of the Free State
Bloemfontein, South Africa

Senior Editors 

Penelope J. Boston, PhD
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, NM

Charles Cockell, PhD — Hypothesis Articles
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Edinburgh

Lewis R. Dartnell, PhD —  Review Articles
The Centre For Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck
Earth Sciences
London, UK

David W. Deamer, PhD — Essays
University of California
Santa Cruz, CA

Gerda Horneck, PhD
DLR German Aerospace Center
Cologne, Germany

Clark M. Johnson, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Wisconsin

Lisa Kaltenegger, PhD
MPIA, Heidelberg
CfA, Cambridge, MA

Christopher P. McKay, PhD — Forum Articles
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, CA

Harold J. Morowitz, PhD – Reflections
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

David Morrison, PhD
NASA Ames Research Center
Moffett Field, CA

Gian Gabriele Ori, PhD
University G.d'Annunzio
Pescara, Italy


Sara Seager, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Russell Shapiro, PhD — Book Reviews
California State University
Chico, CA

Norman Sleep, PhD — Hypothesis Articles
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Michael C. Storrie-Lombardi, MD
Kinohi Institute, Inc. 
Pasadena, CA

Frances Westall, PhD
Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire
CNRS, Orleans, France

Editorial Board

Laurie A. Achenbach
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale

Abigail Allwood
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Wladyslaw Altermann
University of Pretoria

Ricardo Amils
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Jeffrey L. Bada

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Jeremy Bailey

University of New South Wales

David W. Beaty
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Luther Beegle
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Steven A. Benner
Foundation for Applied Molecular Evolution

André Brack
Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire
CNRS, Orleans, France

Jorge E. Bueno Prieto
Instituto de Astrobiología de Colombia

Aaron S. Burton

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Karen Buxbaum
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Nathalie A. Cabrol
NASA Ames Research Center

Graziella Caprarelli

University of Technology
Sydney


Richard W. Castenholz
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

Barbara Cavalazzi
Universita` di Bologna 

Philip R. Christensen
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Christopher Chyba
Princeton University

Stephen M. Clifford
Lunar and Planetary Institute
Houston

Catharine A. Conley
NASA Headquarters
Washington, D.C.


D.A. Cowan
University of Pretoria
Pretoria, South Africa

Paul Davies
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

David J. Des Marais
NASA Ames Research Center

Frank Drake
SETI Institute
Mountain View, CA

Pascale Ehrenfreund
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Laboratory for Astrophysics
at Leiden Observatory

Jack D. Farmer
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ

Marilyn L. Fogel
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Jamie Foster
University of Florida
Space Life Sciences Lab

Rainer E. Glaser
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO


Benito Gómez-Silva
Universidad de Antofagasta
Chile

Natalia B. Gontareva
Institute of Cytology
St. Petersburg, Russia

Stephen Grasby
Geological Survey of Canada
Calgary

Rosalind A. Grymes
NASA Ames Research Center

Ruth Hemmersbach
DLR German Aerospace Center
Cologne, Germany


Nancy W. Hinman
University of Montana

Tori M. Hoehler
NASA Ames Research Center

Beda A. Hofmann
Natural History Museum, Bern

Nils G. Holm
Stockholm University

Christopher H. House
Pennsylvania State University

Reggie Hudson
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Fumio Inagaki

JAMSTEC
Kochi, Japan

Bruce M. Jakosky
University of Colorado

Jeffrey S. Kargel
U.S. Geological Survey
Flagstaff, AZ

James F. Kasting
Pennsylvania State University

Gerhard Kminek
ESA/ESTEC 
Noordwijk, The Netherlands


Kensei Kobayashi
Yokohama National University
Japan
 

Doron Lancet, PhD
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel

Antonio Lazcano
Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM
Mexico

Niles Lehman
Portland State University
Portland, OR


Guillermo A. Lemarchand
UNESCO
Paris

Yangting Lin
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Charles H. Lineweaver
Australian National University
Canberra

Jonathan I. Lunine
Cornell University

Nicola McLoughlin
University of Bergen
Norway

Michael A. Meyer
NASA Headquarters
Washington, DC

Stephen J. Mojzsis
University of Colorado
Boulder

Penny Morris
University of Houston

John F. Mustard
Brown University
Providence, RI

Rafael Navarro-González
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Kenneth H. Nealson
University of Southern California

Wayne L. Nicholson
University of Florida
NASA Kennedy Space Center


Hiroshi Ohmoto
Penn State Astrobiology Research Center

Victor Parro
Centro de Astrobiología (CSIC-INTA)
Madrid, Spain

Juan Pèrez-Mercader
Hoffman Labs
Harvard University

John W. Peters
Montana State University

John C. Priscu                
Montana State University    

François Raulin
Universitiés Paris 12 & Paris 7
Créteil, France

John D. Rummel
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

Bruce Runnegar
University of California
Los Angeles
 

Michael Russell
California Institute of Technology

J. William Schopf
University of California, CSEOL

Mitch Schulte
NASA Headquarters
 Washington, DC

Antigona Segura
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Mexico

Mark A. Sephton
Imperial College
London

Seth Shostak
SETI Institute
Mountain View, CA 

Sean C. Solomon
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Helga Stan-Lotter
Institute of Genetics and General Biology
Salzburg, Austria

Andrew Steele
Carnegie Institution of Washington

Karl O. Stetter
University of Regensburg
Germany

Woodruff T. Sullivan, III
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Roger E. Summons
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dawn Y. Sumner
University of California
Davis

Henry Sun
Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas

Gonzalo Tancredi
UDELAR
Montevideo, Uruguay

Inge L. ten Kate
Utrecht University

Vinod C. Tewari
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
Dehradun, India

Feng Tian
Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Jorge L. Vago
ESA/ESTEC
Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Hojatollah Vali
McGill University

Werner von Bloh
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Germany

Malcolm Walter
University of New South Wales

Ramon D. Wolstencroft
Royal Observatory
Edinburgh

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