Professional Experience

3/2016 – Present:

Sovaris Aerospace, Consultant in Space Biomedicine, Translational Medicine and Research 
www.sovarisaerospace.com

9/2015 – Present:

Honorary President– European Society for Translational Medicine (EUSTM) 
www.eutranslationalmedicine.org/boards

8/2014 – Present:

Associate Editor – New Horizons in Translational Medicine
www.journals.elsevier.com/new-horizons-in-translational-medicine/editorial-board

7/2014 – 2/2016:

Branch ChiefBiomedical Projects Branch – NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC)

6/2014 – 2/2016:

Chair – NASA JSC Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee(IACUC)

5/2013 – Present:

  • Chair – European Society for Translational Medicine
  • Chair –Personalized Medicine ExpertPanel
  • Member – Scientific Advisory Board

www.eutranslationalmedicine.org/thomas-j-goodwin

6/2012 – Present:

Co-Chair – Advanced Pattern Analysis and Countermeasures Group – Colorado State University
www.patternanalysis.org

Courtesy of NASA

1/2012 – Present:

Ad Hoc Reviewer – Southwest National Primate Research Center(SNPRC) NIH Pilot Studies Program

12/2011 – Present:

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Health and Human Performance – University of Houston, Houston, Texas

10/2011 – 2/2016:

Discipline Lead Scientist, Oxidative Stress and Damage (OSaD) – NASA JSC

6/2006 – 2/2016:

U.S. Federal Security Clearance (SF86) Classification

6/2011 – 2/2016:

NASA Manager and Sponsor of the Decompression Sickness (DCS) Data Safety Management Board (DSMB) reporting to the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS)

11/2009 – Present:

Adjunct Scientist – Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) – San Antonio TX

10/2009 – Present:

Project Manager/ Scientist – Non-Exercise Physiological Countermeasures Project (NxPCM) – NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC)

07/2008 – Present:

Adjunct Assistant Professor – University of Texas, Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothorasic Surgery, School of Medicine – Galveston TX

06/2007 – Present:

Ad Hoc Reviewer – Journal of Tissue Engineering

02/2007 – Present:

Project Scientist – Non-Exercise Physiological Countermeasures Project

02/2003 – Present:

Manager – Disease Modelling/Tissue Analogues Laboratory – NASA

02/2005 – 08/2007:

Deputy Project Manager – Non-Exercise Physiological Countermeasures Project – NASA JSC

02/2005 – 10/2005:

Project Scientist – Integrated Cell Science Project – NASA JSC

05/2003 – Present:

Member – Biosafety Committee chaired by Duane Pierson, PhD – NASA JSC

12/2000 – 10/2005:

Chief Scientist – Cellular Biotechnology Facility, International Space Station (ISS) – NASA JSC 

12/2000 – 10/2002:

Project Manager/Scientist – Commercial SpaceFlight Office, StelSys Experiment – NASA JSC

10/2000 – Present:

Project Manager/Scientist – ARCTIC Freezer System, ISS – NASA JSC

08/1999 – 2003:

Project Manager/Scientist – MRPO STS107/BDS-05 Experiment, ISS/Columbia – NASA JSC

06/1999 – Present:

Project Scientist – Minus Eighty Freezer (MELFI), Cryogenic Freezer (CRYO) and Glacier systems for ISS – NASA JSC

09/1997 – Present:

Co-Director – Tulane University Environmental Astrobiology Center, under a NASA Reimbursable Space Act Agreement – NASA JSC – Houston TX

09/1996 – 2003:

Special appointments – Adjunct Professor – Tulane University Medical Center, Departments of Physiology and Medicine – New Orleans LA

04/1993 – 2000:

Cell Biology Manager –NASA Biotechnology Flight Definition – NASA JSC

09/1991 – 03/1993:

Biotechnology Laboratories Manager – KRUG Life Sciences division, Biomedical Research section – Houston TX

06/1987 – 08/1991:

Research Cell Biologist – KRUG Life Sciences division, Biomedical Research section – Houston TX

09/1985 – 06/1987:

Research Associate and Laboratory Supervisor – University of Texas Health Science Center, Department of Surgery – Houston TX

12/1979 – 09/1985:

Research Associate and Laboratory Supervisor – University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation – Houston TX

10/1973 – 12/1979:

Assistant Research Scientist – Southwest Foundation for Research and Education – San Antonio TX

Additional Research Activities

1996 – 2000:

Visiting Scientist: U.S. Department of Wildlife Management Arctic Research Facility – North Slope Borough, Barrow AK