JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017

Session information

[EE] Oral

B (Biogeosciences) » B-AO Astrobiology & the Origin of Life

[B-AO01] [EE] Astrobiology: Origins, Evolution, Distribution of Life

Wed. May 24, 2017 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM 201B (International Conference Hall 2F)

convener:Kensei Kobayashi(Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University), Masatoshi Ohishi(Astronomy Data Center, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan), Hikaru Yabuta(Hiroshima University, Department of Earth and Planetary Systems Science), Joseph Kirschvink(Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA), Chairperson:Masatoshi Ohishi(Astronomy Data Center, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan), Chairperson:Hikaru Yabuta(Hiroshima University)

Astrobiology is a new interdisciplinary science field that intends to address the origins, evolution, distribution and destiny of life on Earth and elsewhere in the universe. In this session, every topic of astrobiology will be discussed, including cosmic evolution, primitive Earth environments and origins of life, coevolution of life and Earth, life in extreme environments, etc.

2:40 PM - 2:55 PM

*Akihiko Yamagishi1, Hirofumi Hashimoto2, Hajime Yano2, Shin-ichi Yokobori1, Kensei Kobayashi3, Hajime Mita4, Hikaru Yabuta5, Masumi Higashide6, Makoto Tabata7, Hideyuki Kawai7, Eiichi Imai8 (1.Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Department of Molecular Biology, 2.ISAS/JAXA, 3.Yokohama National University, 4.Fukuoka Institute of Technology, 5.Hiroshima University, 6.Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), 7.Chiba University, 8.Nagaoka University of Technology)




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