PTYS/LPL Faculty

Life Sciences 346 ∙ Kuiper 401

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Betül Kaçar

Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Chemistry, Emory University

Years with LPL: 2019 to present

Astrobiology, Exoplanets; Planetary Formation and Evolution, Origins of Life

  • Cathryn Sephus (MSc, MCB / Astronomy)
  • Alex Rivier (MSc, MCB)
  • Evrim Fer (PhD, GIDP)
  • Katie McGrath (PhD, ABBS)
  • Andrew Wheeler (PhD, GIDP)

Current Postdocs

  • Amanda Garcia (Ph.D. Astrobiology/MCB)
  • Mati Kedzior (Ph.D. Astrobiology/MCB)

Current Staff Scientists

  • Sky Dominguez

Based on Google Scholar and NASA ADS: NASA ADS Author search: Betül Kaçar

Recent refereed publications (NASA ADS): Years 2019 through 2020

B. Kacar, A. K. Garcia, A. D. Anbar, ChemBioChem 202122, 114. Evolutionary History of Bioessential Elements Can Guide the Search for Life in the Universe

Liberles, David A., Chang, Belinda, Geiler-Samerotte, Kerry, Goldman, Aaron, Hey, Jody, Kaçar, Betül, Meyer, Michelle, Murphy, William, Posada, David, & Storfer, Andrew 2020, Journal of Molecular Evolution. Emerging Frontiers in the Study of Molecular Evolution

Venkataram S, Monasky R, Hadjizadeh SS, Kryazhimskiy S and Kacar B. (2020) Evolutionary stalling and the limit on the power of natural selection to improve a cellular module (PNAS)

Garcia AK, McShea H, Kolaczkowski B and Kacar B. (2020) Reconstructing the evolutionary history of nitrogenases: Evidence for ancestral molybdenum-cofactor utilization (Geobiology)

Adam ZR,  Fahrenbach A, Jacobson SM, Kacar B, Zubarev D. (2020) Radiolysis generates a complex organosynthetic chemical network (chemRxiv)

Liberles, D. A., Chang, B., Geiler-Samerotte, K., Goldman, A., Hey, J., Kaçar, B., Meyer, M., Murphy, W., Posada, D., Storfer, A. (2020) Emerging Frontiers in the Study of Molecular Evolution 2020JMolE..88..211L

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