Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Hunter

Ryan

Canada

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Personal data

Birthdate:  
Birthplace:  Mississauga, Ontario
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.2009
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 13.05.2009

Additional information

BSc, Microbiology, University of Guelph (2001); Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Guelph (2007); currently the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is also part of a NASA-funded study on microbiology. His research focuses on the origins of life on Earth and the interaction between living organisms and their environment. Ryan is also active in hockey and youth and community sports.

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Last update on May 24, 2009.