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The graduate training program in Space Life Sciences at Texas A&M University is sponsored by:
NASA NSBRI
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Texas A&M University

Academic homepage of the Ph.D. programs in Kinesiology, Nuclear Engineering (Health Physics), and Nutrition.

Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Academic homepage of the M.D./Ph.D. program in Medical Sciences.

National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) is the sponsor of the Ph.D. Training Program in Space Life Sciences. NSBRI is a non-profit organization that seeks to find the solutions and countermeasures against critical problems for astronauts associated with long duration space missions. These findings will benefit patients on earth with similar problems.

NASA/Johnson Space Center (JSC)

Students will have opportunities to work in individual laboratories located at JSC. These laboratories include Exercise Physiology, Nutritional Biochemistry, and Radiation Biodosimetry. The Johnson Space Center has a variety of formalized Education and Student Programs available to graduate students.

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Since astronauts are spending more time in space, NASA is working with Brookhaven National Laboratory to learn about the possible risks to human exposure to space radiation. Brookhaven National Laboratory hosts the NASA Space Radiation Summer School and trainees will have the option to apply for one of the spots each year.

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

Many bed-rest studies are conducted at the University of Texas Medical Branch, providing an excellent learning environment for graduate students who desire to learn how such studies are conducted.

Office of Graduate Studies

Homepage for the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS); the source of information for graduate education at Texas A&M University.