Tori Hoehler

Research Scientist, NASA AMES Research Center

Tori Hoehler started at ARC’s Exobiology Branch in 1998, with a background in chemistry and oceanography.  He now studies the interaction of microbial communities with their environment, with an emphasis on the habitability of environments beyond Earth and the detectability of any life that may reside there.  He is the founding co-director of ARC’s Center for Life Detection, a Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences and a Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellow, and recipient of the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement medal.