Ramon International Science Communication Conference


20:00-23:30 [IST]|13:00-16:30 [EST]

Dr Reut Sorek Abramovich

Researcher, Analog Astronaut, Science Educator, from Dead Sea and Arava Science Center (DSASC). Chairperson and Co-founder of the Israeli Mars Society

Reut Sorek Abramovich, PhD. Currently at the Dead Sea and Arava Science Centre, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel. Topics of research in astrobiology: Extremophile adaptations and cross contamination challenges in future planetary exploration. Graduate of Microbial Diversity Course, at MBL Woods Hole (2013), MA. Current head of science education at the Young Astronaut Academy Program, Co-founder and current chairperson of the Israeli Mars Society, former director of the NSW chapter in the Mars Society Australia (2009-2013). Participant in NASA’s Spaceward Bound Field Expedition in South Australia (2009) . Former Chief Scientist and Co-founder of D-MARS (Desert Mars Analog Ramon Station), analog astronaut, public speaker. I’ve been an International Space University core lecturer for the Space Studies Program on Astrobiology. In 2020 I was invited to participate in the US department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) for 2020. I am an avid hiker, diver and science fiction viewer and reader.