Professor D. Marshall Porterfield tapped by NASA
Dr. Porterfield will be based at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC, and will oversee and manage Fundamental Space Biology, Physical Sciences, and all Human Research within NASA while providing oversight to the Internatiolnal Space Station National Lab. He will be a lead inter-agency contact between NASA and the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, and the US Department of Agriculture. Dr. Porterfield anticipates a 2-3 year appointment, necessitating a leave-of-absence from Purdue. We wish him well!
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