“If you can't communicate your science effectively, it won’t have the impact that it should.” A conversation with Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya.

Although she works as a specialist in space biology, Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya says communication is key when it comes to driving change with your work and advancing your career. Learn more about how she got her start in science, from...

"In kindergarten I saw an astronaut on TV walking on the Moon and knew that was the direction I wanted to go." A conversation with Liz Pane.

At 5 years old Liz Pane knew she had to go to space camp. As the years went on she continued to develop her passion through education and internships and finally landed at NASA Ames. Liz is a scientist, engineer,...

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." A conversation with Parag Vaishampayan.

An astrobiologist, a bioinformation, and a microbial ecologist are just a few of the passions that make up Parag Vaishampayan's science journey. At NASA's Ames Research Center, Parag is space biology portfolio scientist.

"I had no idea I'd be working for NASA. I thought they just needed engineers and astronauts!" A conversation with Lovorka Degoricija.

Next Generation Sequencing Scientist Dr. Lovorka Degoricija works on NASA's GeneLab Project where she studies biology that changes in the environment of space. She extracts DNA from spaceflight samples that have been returned to Earth and processes them so sequencing...

"In Iran there was no space agency. The idea of working at NASA wasn't real. But it's always been my passion." A chat with Yasaman Shirazi.

As a mission scientist Dr. Yasaman Shirazi sends rodent research experiments to the space station. In her role she noticed how much of a gap there was when working with engineers and scientists. Engineers thought scientists make everything difficult. Scientists...