Session outline
Session Sub Category Astrobiology & the Origin of Life(AO)
Session ID B-AO01
Title Astrobiology: Origins, Evolution, Distribution of Life
Short title Astrobiology
Convener Name Kensei Kobayashi
Affiliation Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Engineering, Yokohama National University
Co-convener 1. Name Akihiko Yamagishi
Affiliation Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science, Department of Molecular Biology
Co-convener 2. Name Masatoshi Ohishi
Affiliation Astronomy Data Center, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
Co-convener 3. Name Eiichi Tajika
Affiliation Department of Complexity Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Co-convener 4. Name Takeshi Kakegawa
Affiliation Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University
Co-convener 5. Name Shigeru Ida
Affiliation Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Co-convener 6. Name Mary Voytek
Affiliation NASA Headquater
Co-convener 7. Name Joseph Kirschvink
Affiliation Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
International Symposium 'International Symposium' in addition to Scientific session.
Language English
Scope 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.
Type of presentation Oral and Poster presentation
Invited papers