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Caitlin Casar

PhD Student

M.S. Earth and Environmental Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2015
B.S. Magna Cum Laude, Geology, East Carolina University, 2012
Curriculum Vitae

Research

My research focuses on probing the deep subsurface biosphere which harbors microbial life under extreme conditions. Characterization of terrestrial subsurface communities and their biosignatures provides astrobiological insight to similar environments on other planets.


Academic Awards

2014 UIC Departmental Citizenship Award

Funding Awards

2014 UIC Provost Award
2013 Knourek Scholarship
2011 NAGT Fellowship

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