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The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) is non-profit corporation formed by three New Mexico universities in order to facilitate research in the state of New Mexico, and specifically to increase research collaborations between universities, industry and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).
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NMC NEWS

Specifica Hosts Webinar on Antibody Discovery in the Cloud

Specifica is hosting a webinar organized by The Antibody Society on Specifica’s latest results on “Antibody discovery in the cloud: using NGS to expand the universe of selectable antibodies”. Join the hosts Andrew Bradbury, CSO of Specifica, and M Frank Erasmus, Head of Bioinfomatics, on January 21, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern time. The webinar is
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LANL Announces New HPC Computational Storage System

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has recently announced they have a new industry-first computational storage system that targets next-generation storage systems for high performance computing (HPC). For these recent innovations LANL has won a 2020 Government Innovation Award for their work on Computational Storage. Brad Settlemyer, senior scientist with LANL’s HPC Design group says that
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2021 Parallel Computing Summer Internship Program

Apply now to the 2021 Parallel Computing Summer Internship Program. This internship is for upper division undergraduate students and early graduate students from all STEM fields. The Parallel Computing Summer Internship Program is a 10 week program aimed at giving students a solid foundation in modern high performance computing topics along with research on real
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NMC RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Emma Goldberg Publishes Work on Species Extinctions in Evolution Journal

Emma Goldberg, a Los Alamos National Laboratory and  New Mexico Consortium scientist, has recently published her work “Heterogeneity in the rate of molecular sequence evolution substantially impacts the accuracy of detecting shifts in diversification rates” in the science journal Evolution. Lineage-splitting and extinctions in the tree of life have taken place often throughout the history
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Garrett Kenyon’s A.I. Research Featured in Scientific American

Garrett Kenyon, a physicist and neuroscientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Consortium, has his artificial intelligence (AI) research featured in Scientific American in an article titled Lack of Sleep Could Be a Problem for AIs. Machines such as a refrigerator do not need to sleep, but Kenyon’s research has found that
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Richard Sayre’s Latest Research on Improving Photosynthesis

Dr. Richard Sayre and his team of scientists at the New Mexico Consortium, has his research on improving photosynthesis featured in Research Features in an article titled “Optimising the photosynthetic efficiency in plants and green algae for biomass production“. During photosynthesis, plants and green algae absorb light from the sun at a very fast rate. This
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