The NMC is an independent non-profit corporation managed by a board of directors composed of representatives from research offices of the three New Mexico Universities and two senior LANL managers. Steve Buelow, Executive Director and CEO, oversees NMC operations and programs. NMC also draws technical leadership in plant biology, biomedical engineering and advanced computing from across our partnershipWithin each initiative, the management team organizes groups of key researchers from each institution into long term cross disciplinary efforts. NMC’s affiliated researchers are the foundation of our research capabilities.

Board of Directors

NMC Management

Plant Biology Leadership

Biomedical Engineering Leadership

Advanced Computing Leadership



NMC Sponsored Event Reimbursement Form

Please use this form to request travel or purchase in advance reimbursement associated with conferences/workshops organized by NMC.

All travel or purchase must be approved in advance.  If you haven't received approval, please discuss with NMC Conference Manager Shannan Yeager (syeager@newmexicoconsortium.org).  

Travel costs are reimbursed per federal government policy at federal government rates. Travelers are expected to make their own travel arrangements and submit the receipts for reimbursement within 30 days after the travel has been completed. 

  • Hotels. Hotel costs are reimbursed at conference/group rate only. Taxes on the base conference rate are reimbursed. Other hotel charges will not be reimbursed.  Hotel costs are reimbursed after the travel and only with receipts.
  • Mileage. The current rate for federal mileage reimbursement is $.55/mile. We reimburse for the distance between your home institution and the conference venue unless other arrangements are made and described in the comment field. No receipts are required for mileage reimbursement.
  • Transportation. Transportation by bus, rental car, plain, train or other public transportation is reimbursed at standard fares with receipts only.  Insurance on car rentals is not reimbursed.
  • Meals. When we reimburse meal costs we do it through a meal per diem. No receipts are required to receive meal per diem.  However, per diem is reimbursed by exception only.  You don't need to request per diem.  You will receive meal per diem if your conference allows it and it has been approved in advance.
  • Conference Fees. If you have been awarded conference fee reimbursement, use this form to request payment. Please attach a receipt.
If you requested payment by check, please provide the address where you would like to receive the check.
Please tell us your itinerary and unusual circumstances (changes in origin, destination, shared rides).
Enter the number of hotel nights you submit for reimbursement. Hotel expenses will be reimbursed at the government rate plus tax. Submit corresponding hotel receipts below. No reimbursement will be issued without receipts.
Please enter the type of transportation reimbursement you are requesting. Attach copies of corresponding tickets, receipts and other supporting documentation below. If an individual expense is less than $25, you do not need to provide a receipt. Check the appropriate box and explain your reimbursement request and the amount in the comments field. To calculate mileage we use the distance between your home institution and the activity. No receipts required. Do not attach your own calculation of mileage.
If you are requesting reimbursement for conference fees, please attach the receipt(s).
NMC only reimburses per diem if it is allowed by the grant. In general, per diem is not reimbursed. We check the terms of each award to determine if per diem is allowed. Request per diem in the comments field below.
Please list the items that have been approved to be paid for the conference/workshop here. Attach your receipt below.

Attach receipts below. Please name the file indicating purposes of the receipt, e.g., receipt for hotel nights, receipts for rental car. Supported formats are doc, docx, pdf ONLY.

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Online Payment

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Applicant's last name.
Applicant's first name.
Applicant's current affiliation. Enter "none" if currently unemployed.
Applicant's E-mail address.
Applicant's phone number.
Applicant's mailing address.
Enter approximate date when you can start working at NMC.
Are you legally eligible for working in the USA?
What is the basis for your eligibility to work in the USA?
I understand that my resume is part of this application and subject to certifications below.

I understand any falsification or willful omission of fact made in application or in connection with any background investigation may be sufficient grounds for rejection of this application or, if discovered after an offer of employment, for immediate dismissal.

I give employer the right to contact and obtain information from all references, employers, and educational institutions and to verify accuracy of information contained in this application. I release from liability the employer and its representatives for seeking, gathering, and using such information and all other persons or organizations for furnishing such information.

I hereby give my consent and express my willingness to undergo a drug test as requested by NMC. I authorize the NMC to conduct a background check that will include a criminal background investigation.

If hired I will provide proof of education, identity, and legal work authorization within 3 days of start date.

I understand that my employment and compensation is "at will" and that I can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of NMC or myself, except as otherwise provided by law.

Voluntary Affirmative Action Survey

Thank you for considering New Mexico Consortium for possible employment. The NMC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in accordance with Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws. We encourage you to fill out the voluntary information survey below. Refusal to provide this information will not result in any adverse treatment. This information will not be available to hiring managers. This information will be kept in strict confidence and used for statistical purposes only. Thank you for your cooperation in this important initiative.

Applicant's race category. You may select more than one category.
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NMC Biological Laboratory

Capability          Floor Plan         Laboratory Access          Biolab Tours          Equipment


The NMC Biological Laboratory and Greenhouse supports cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional initiatives in Plant Biology and Biomedical Technology and Engineering. University faculty and researchers from Los Alamos National Laboratory and across the world collaborate in our laboratory on global challenges in food security, medicine and sustainable energy. NMC’s plant biology and biomedical technology initiatives are uniquely positioned at the frontier of a fertile research area with a tremendous potential return.


The NMC Biological Laboratory integrates and analyzes genomic, phenomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic data to form a complete picture of cell function. Advances in technology allow us to integrate this multiple discipline capability in one laboratory for the first time. The collective expertise of the NMC partnership in the relevant scientific disciplines function sets us apart in this highly interdisciplinary field. The NMC is uniquely positioned to deliver research on these multiple disciplines and expertise and exponentially increase our understanding of cell function.


  • Follow this link for a floor plan
  • Office space for 60
  • Conference room with 33 person capacity
  • 4,000 square feet of greenhouse with two operating zones
  • 6,000 square foot main open general wet laboratory
  • 900 linear feet of lab bench space
  • 6,000 square feet of specialized laboratories/ facilities including:
    • Cultivation lab
    • Walk-in cold room
    • Autoclave room
    • Photo bio-reactor lab
    • Fermentation room
    • Molecular biology clean room
    • Tissue culture/PCR clean room
    • Centrifuge room
    • Photosynthetic microscopy room
    • Instrumentation room
    • Additional capacity

Equipment Available

Click here for a list of equipment available for use at the NMC Biolab.

Square Footage

  • 12,000 square feet of lab 
  • 8,000 square feet of office
  • 4,000 square feet of greenhouse
  • 2,000 square feet of head house





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