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NMC NEWS

NMC Scientists Present at Fall AGU 2019

The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting held December 9-13, 2019, is currently taking place in San Francisco and features multiple New Mexico Consortium scientists presenting and sharing their research findings. The Fall AGU Meeting takes place every December and is the largest international Earth and space science meeting in the world with 25,000 scientists from
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Aurorasaurus shines at Fall AGU 2019

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) would like to congratulate Elizabeth MacDonald and the entire Aurorasaurus team who are currently attending the 2019 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Meeting held at the Moscone Center, San Francisco, December 9 – 13, 2019. The Auroraurus team had a large presence this year with five oral presentations, three posters, a
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NMC Welcomes New Aurorasaurus Project Manager

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) welcomes new Aurorasaurus project manager Laura Brandt. The STEVE/Aurorasaurus project, led by Liz MacDonald, studies the northern lights or aurora borealis by gathering information through aurora related tweets and observations reported via the Aurorasaurus website or app. The research team uses this verified citizen scientist gathered data by comparing their
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NMC RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Rex Hjelm presents at BP/KRF Fellows’ Conference

Rex P. Hjelm, a Los Alamos National Laboratory and New Mexico Consortium scientist, presented the invited talk, Ionomer Physics and Fuel Cell Engineering December 4, 2019 at the BP/KRF Fellows’ Global Conference in Seoul, South Korea. The goal of the BP program is to enhance the R&D level of Korea by attracting outstanding overseas scientists
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Emily Gearhart Presents Research at Honors Symposium

Emily Gearhart, a Seminole State College student who worked as an intern from July – August 2019 at the New Mexico Consortium Biolab, presented her research at the Honors Research Symposium last week. The research symposium was an internal event at the Sanford, FL campus organized by the Grindle Honors Institute and was attended by
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NMC Researchers Conduct Field Trials of Algal Strains

Co-PIs Alina Corcoran of the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) and Shawn Starkenburg of Los Alamos National Laboratory, along with industrial partners, are starting an exciting four year project built upon outdoor algal cultivation. The project is entitled Optimizing Selection Pressures and Pest Management to Maximize Algal Biomass Yield (OSPREY). In the biofuel industry scientists often
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