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NMC NEWS

Rex Hjelm Presents his Work at SSRL and LCLS Users’ Conference

New Mexico Consortium (NMC) and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) scientist Rex Hjelm will present his work at the joint Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) and the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) Users’ Conference will be held online in September 20-24, 2021. The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers in all areas
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Dr. Alina Corcoran Gives Presentation on Algae

Dr. Alina Corcoran, a senior research scientist at the New Mexico Consortium, who also holds appointments at New Mexico State University and Los Alamos National Laboratory, will be giving a live-streamed presentation through the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) titled, “Algae: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”, on Thursday July 1, 2021 at 7pm.
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NMC Supports J. Robert Oppenheimer Scholarship for Local Students

The New Mexico Consortium is a proud supporter of the J. Robert Oppenheimer Memorial Committee (JROMC) scholarships.  This scholarship is awarded to high school seniors at Los Alamos, Pojoaque Valley, Santa Fe and Capital High Schools based on merit and to recognize a variety of achievements. The JROMC is dedicated to preserving the legacy of
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NMC RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Bette Korber Publishes Review Comparing Evolution of HIV-1 And COVID-19

Bette Korber, a senior scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Consortium, recently has published research which compares the COVID-19 virus with a very different virus HIV-1. This work published in the July issue of Cell Host & Microbe is titled, HIV-1 and SARS-CoV-2: Patterns in the evolution of two pandemic pathogens.
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Wataru Nishima Publishes Work on Model of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein

New Mexico Consortium scientist Wataru Nishima and colleagues recently published their work, “Full-Length Computational Model of the SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein and Its Implications for a Viral Membrane Fusion Mechanism“, in Viruses, and open access journal by MDPI. The SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19) emerged in December 2019 and quickly spread across the world due to it’s high
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Geoff Reeves and Colleagues Publish Study on Red Aurora in the Magnetosphere

Geoff Reeves, a senior scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Consortium, has recently published a paper titled, Multi-Event Analysis of Plasma and Field Variations in Source of Stable Auroral Red (SAR) Arcs in Inner Magnetosphere During Non-Storm-Time Substorms, in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. The stable auroral red (SAR)
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