Center for Space Medicine

TRISH Orbit Rendezvous


Upcoming TOR Meetings


TRISH Orbit Rendezvous meetings are hosted via Zoom and occur on the third Wednesday of the month.

Fall 2023 Meetings (1 p.m. Central Time)

  • Oct. 18, 2023 - Launching Your Space Health Career
  • Nov. 15, 2023 - The Researcher's Guide to EXPAND
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Previous TOR Recordings


Plant SynBio for Space

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Dr. Steve Mayo, TRISH lead scientist, Bren professor of biology and chemistry, and Merkin Institute professor at Caltech, leads the discussion with Dr. Karen McDonald, a professor Emerita of Chemical Engineering at UC Davis. 

Applying Emerging Behavioral Health Technologies for Space Exploration

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TRISH lead scientist Dr. Gary Strangman, Massachusetts General Hospital, leads the discussion with neuroscientist and medical technology entrepreneur, Dr. Walter Greenleaf, Stanford University. 

Space Health Research in Commercial Spaceflight

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Microgravity Research Chief Scientist Dr. Lucie Low, Axiom Space

Behavioral Health in Space: Research and Operations

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TRISH lead scientist Dr. Gary Strangman leads the discussion with senior operational psychologist at NASA Johnson Space Center, Dr. Jim Picano, and deputy element scientist with NASA Human Factors and Behavioral Performance, Dr. Alexandra Whitmire.

Launching DEIA in Space Health Research

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TRISH diversity program lead Catherine Domingo, PMP, leads the discussion with TRISH diversity partner principal investigators Dr. Kristina Henry Collins (SHIP) and Dr. Rachael Seidler (B-SURE).

Where Are All The Postdocs?

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Dr. Belen Hurle (National Institutes of Health) moderates the discussion with Dr. Roland J. Thorpe, Jr. (Johns Hopkins University) and Dr. Jeffrey Willey (Wake Forest University).

Investing in Space Health

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Alasdair Thong, Selvedge Venture