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Biographies Nathaniel C. Comfort

A well-known historian of recent science, biology and biomedicine, Nathanial Comfort will begin on October 1, 2015 as the third Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology at The John W. Kluge Center. As Astrobiology Chair, Comfort will use the Library’s collections to examine the history of the genomic revolution in origin-of-life research, addressing one of the central areas of inquiry in the field of astrobiology, which in addition to the search for life elsewhere in the universe, is deeply interested in how life began and evolved here on Earth. Comfort is currently a Professor at the Institute of the History of Medicine at The Johns Hopkins University.

News Releases

Nathaniel Comfort Named to Chair in Astrobiology at John W. Kluge Center
April 7, 2015

Theories on the Origins of Life: An Interview with Nathaniel Comfort
August 8, 2016

Selected Works at the Library of Congress