THE 2024 HUMANS TO MARS SUMMIT

an Explore Mars Event

May 7-8, 2024

Jack Morton Auditorium,

The George Washington University

Washington D.C.

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Kelly Weinersmith

A City on Mars | Co-Author
Dr. Kelly Weinersmith received her PhD in Ecology at the University of California Davis, and is an adjunct faculty member in the BioSciences Department at Rice University. Kelly studies parasites that manipulate the behavior of their hosts, and her research has been featured in The Atlantic, National Geographic, BBC World, Science, and Nature. When she isn’t studying Nature’s creepiest wonders, Kelly is writing books with her husband, Zach Weinersmith (creator of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Comics). Their books, Soonish and A City on Mars, are New York Times Bestsellers. A City on Mars is nominated for a Hugo and the LA Times Book Prize for Science & Technology.