AWARDS & GRANTS
2012
  NASA Exceptional Level Space Act Award for the scientific contribution entitled
“Methods For Growing Tissue-Like 3D Assemblies (TLA) of Human Bronchio-
Epithelial Cells,” signed by the NASA Administrator
2012
  NASA Honors Team Award for US Patent 7,972,821
2012
  NASA Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of
Assigned Duties
2011
  NASA Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of
Assigned Duties
2011
  Patent Application Award: Modifying the Genetic Regulation of Bone and Cartilage
Cells and Associated Tissue by EMF Stimulation Fields and uses Thereof, MSC-
24541-1
2011
  NASA Certificate of Recognition for your disclosure entitled "Electromagnetic
Time-Variance Magnetic Fields (TVMF) to generate, and re-grow Cartilage Cells
by a Noninvasive Method," MSC-24541-1
2010
  NASA Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2009
  NASA Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence in Performance of Assigned Duties
2008
  NASA Certificate of Recognition for The Disclosure of an Invention Titled "Improved Three Dimensional Cell to Tissue Development Process (MSC-23983-1)
2008
  NASA Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence in Performance of Assigned Duties
2008
  NASA Certificate of Recognition for The Disclosure of an Invention Titled ”Natively Glycosylated Mammalian Biological Molecules Produced by Electromagnetically Stimulating Living Mammalian Cells” (MSC-23979-1)
2008
  NASA Certificate of Recognition for The Disclosure of an Invention Titled “Apparatus For Enhancing Tissue Repair In Mammals” (MSC-23981-1)
2008
  NASA Technical Brief Space Act Award for the Patent, "Methods for Growing Tissue-Like 3-D Assemblies (TLA) of Human Broncho-Epithelial Cells" (MSC-24164-1)
2008
  NASA Space Act Award for the Patent “Three-Dimensionally Engineered Normal Human Bronchio-Epithelial Tissue Like Assemblies: Targets for Human Respiratory Viral Infectivity (MSC-24164-1)
2007
  NASA Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2006
  NASA Performance Award in Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2005
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For Patent Award of an Invention Titled “Production of Functional Proteins: Balance of Shear Stress And Gravity”
2005
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2005
  NASA Group Achievement Award: For Untiring Dedication to the NASA Cell Science and Tissue Engineering Program, recognized by the Science Community as Fostering Outstanding Development in Basic, Applied, and Exploration Research Using Cellular Systems
2004
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2003
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2002
  Superior Achievement Award As Chief Scientist: For the Development of the Arctic System and the Other Freezer Systems for the International Space Station
2002
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2002
  NASA Superior Accomplishment Award: For the Exceptional Accomplishment of a Special Effort that Significantly Benefited the Johnson Space Center (JSC)
2002
  NASA Special Space Flight Team Achievement Award: For Exemplary Effort and Technical Achievement in the Successful Delivery of the Arctic Freezer to ISS aboard Atlantis STS-110/ISS-8A
2002
  NASA Special Space Flight Individual Achievement Award: For Exemplary Effort and Technical Achievement in the Successful Delivery of the Arctic Freezer to the International Space Station aboard STS-110/8a
2001
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
2000
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Disclosure of an Invention Titled “Growth Stimulation of Biological Cells And Tissues By Electromagnetic Fields and Uses Thereof"
2000
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
1999
  NASA Group Achievement Award: For Outstanding Contributions to the Mir Phase I Space Station Program
1999
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
1998
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Disclosure of an Invention Titled “Production of Functional Proteins: Balance of Shear Stress And Gravity”
1998
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Proposed for Publication as a NASA Technical Brief Titled “Production of 1-25dioh Vitamin D3, Erythropoietin and Other Products”
1998
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
1997
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
1996
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Contribution Determined to be of Significant Value in the Advancement of the Space and Aeronautical Activities of NASA, Titled “Recombinant Protein Production and Insect Cell Culture And Process”
1996
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Disclosure of an Invention Titled “Recombinant Protein Production and Insect Cell Culture and Process”
1996
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Disclosure of an Invention Titled “A Method For Producing Non-Neoplastic, Three-Dimensional Mammalian Tissue and Cell Aggregates Under Microgravity Culture Conditions and the Products Produced Therefrom”
1996
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
1996
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Disclosure of an Invention Titled      “Pathogen Propagation In Cultured Three-Dimensional Tissue Mass”
1995
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Proposed for Publication as a NASA Technical Brief Titled “Electrically Potentiated Growth of Mammalian Neuronal Tissue Facilitated by Rotating Wall Vessel Culture”
1995
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Proposed for Publication as a NASA Technical Brief Titled “Three Dimensional Optic Tissue Culture and Process”
1995
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Disclosure of an Invention Titled “Three Dimensional Optic Tissue Culture and Process”
1995
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Proposed for Publication as a NASA Technical Brief Titled “A Novel Process System For Insect-Cell Cultivation and Recombinant Protein Production”
1994
  NASA Performance Award: In Recognition of Excellence in the Performance of Assigned Duties
1994
  NASA/Johnson Space Center Gem Award  “Going The Extra Mile”
1994
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Proposed for Publication as a NASA Technical Brief Titled “A Process for Developing High-Fidelity Three-Dimensional Tumor Models of Human Prostate Carcinoma”
1994
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Proposed for Publication as a NASA Technical Brief Titled "Horizontal Rotating-Wall Vessel Propagation of In Vitro Human Tissue"
1994
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Proposed for Publication as a NASA Technical Brief Titled "A Process for Developing High-Fidelity Three-Dimensional Tumor Models of Human Bladder Carcinoma”
1993
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Disclosure of an Invention Titled      "Cultured Normal Mammalian Tissue And Process"
1993
  NASA Johnson Space Center Inventor of the Year: For Three-Dimensional Co‑Culture Process, U.S. Patent 5,153,132
1993
  NASA Group Achievement Award: In Recognition of Outstanding Determination, Performance, and Accomplishments in Bioreactor Engineering and Tissue Culture Research and the Creation of New Knowledge in Medicine and Biology
1992
  Nominated For the NASA Group Achievement Award: For the Successful Flight of DSO-316 on Atlantis/STS-44
1991
  Space Act Award: For the Creative Development of a Scientific Contribution Determined to be of Significant Value in the Advancement of the Aerospace Technology Program of NASA Titled "Three-Dimensional Co-Culture Process"
1990
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Selected for Publication Titled "Biological Active Factors Produced by Multicellular Co‑Cultivation"
1990
  NASA Certificate of Recognition: For the Creative Development of a Technical Innovation Selected for Publication Titled "Three-Dimensional Co‑Culture Process"
1990
  San Antonio Commissioners Court Award: For Outstanding Scientific Achievement
1990
  San Antonio Mayor's Citation: For Outstanding Achievement in a Scientific Field
1989
  1988 Melbourne W. Boynton Award: Bestowed by the American Astronautical Society for Outstanding Contributions to Biomedical Aspects of Spaceflight
1989
  NASA Group Achievement Award - Space Bioreactor Program, Bioreactor Engineering and Cell Science Research Team: In Recognition of Outstanding Accomplishments in the Field of Bioreactor Engineering and Tissue Culture Research
GRANTS 2000-2013

Innovation CIF Research Grant 2010-2011
PI: Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD
Study Title: Development of the NTReS System

NIH-PO1 AG032958-01
PI: Donald H., Gilden, MD; Co-I Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD
Study Title: “The Molecular Pathogenisis of Varicella Zoster Virus Infection
Funding: 2009-2013

Innovation Partnership Program

NASA PI Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD
Study Title: “Ambient-Stable Thioaptamer Assays to Survey Human Biological Samples for Research and Medical Markers of Disease and Trauma” Physician Point-of-Care"
Funding: FY 2009

NASA PI Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD
Ambient-Stable Thioaptamer Assays to Survey Human Biological Samples for Research and Medical Markers of Disease and Trauma” Physician Point-of-Care"
Funding: FY 2008

Reimbursable Space Act Agreements (Sponsored Research agreements)

Reimbursable Space Act Agreement - Regenetech Inc.
PI Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD
Research covers the expansion and implementation of Adult Stem Cells to regenerate including, but not limited to, human liver, skin, prostate, cartilage, and pancreas.
Funding: 2003-2005

Reimbursable Space Act Agreement - Wyeth Vaccines
PI Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD
Wyeth PI Anne Deatly, PhD
Research Covers Development of clinically relevant models of human lung and neural tissue to accomplish predictive applications and new vaccine development.
Funding: 2001-2005

NASA-Johnson Space Center - Center Director’s Discretionary Fund Grants:

Principal Investigator: Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD
Electrically Potentiated Growth of Mammalian Neuronal Tissues Facilitated by Rotating-Wall Vessel Culture
Funding: 1998-2001

Principal Investigator: Richard M. Linnehan, DVM, Astronaut Office;
Co- Principal Investigator: Thomas J. Goodwin, PhD 1998-2001
Development of an Immune Monitoring Strategy to Reflect Toxicological Insult: A Study in Marine Mammal Physiology Facilitated by Rotating-Wall Vessel Culture
Funding: 1998-2001

NRA Research Announcement (NRA) 00-HEDS-03

Principal Investigator: Cheryl Nickerson, PhD: Tulane University Medical School
Co-investigator Thomas J. Goodwin, MA
Molecular Basis of Salmonella Enteropathogenesis
Funding: 2001-2004

NRA Research Announcement (NRA) 00-HEDS-03

Principal Investigator: Timothy G. Hammond, MB,BS, Tulane University Medical School
Co-Investigator Thomas J. Goodwin, MA
"Transcription Factors Mediating Rotating Wall Vessel Induced Gene Expression Changes"
Funding: 2001-2004