Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Nickerson

Cheryl A.

USA

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Personal data

Birthdate:  19.10.1961
Birthplace:  Phoenix / Arizona
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  ??.??.2003
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 06.05.2004

Additional information

Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1983; Master of Science in Genetics from the University of Missouri, Columbia, 1988; Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1994; semi finalist in NASA group 19 selection; currently Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center.

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