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THE NEW MEXICO CONSORTIUM

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).
The New Mexico Consortium is committed to the health and safety of our research and administrative staff. We continue normal operations working remotely and by adhering to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s work restriction policies. For the latest coronavirus information, please monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage. Please contact us if needed by emailing info@newmexicoconsortium.org.

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NMC NEWS

Spartina’s Anti-Viral Therapeutics Making the News

Spartina Biotechnologies, a company supported by the New Mexico Consortium, has recently been highlighted in the news for their work developing a COVID-19 treatment. According to Dr. Richard Sayre, this treatment has been in development since March. It is not a vaccine, but a medication that blocks the ability of viruses to replicate and triggers
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NMC Supports University of New Mexico/LANL Drone Project

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) enables leadership in New Mexico in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems, by supporting a unique collaboration between Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the University of New Mexico (UNM). This collaboration is a project that uses enhanced drones which will be able to tap on surfaces and collect information on
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NMC Named Finalist for Albuquerque Business First’s 2020 Deals of the Year Award

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) was named one of the finalists for Albuquerque Business First‘s 2020 Deals of the Year awards. This award is in the Real Estate category, honoring the NMC Biolab sale to Pebble Labs Inc.  Albuquerque Business First created these awards five years ago to highlight the business deals with the most
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NMC RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

New Research Reveals How to Maximize the Production of Natural Gas

Rex Hjelm, a scientist at the New Mexico Consortium and Los Alamos National Laboratory, has new research findings that help us to understand how to maximize the production of natural gas. He just had his paper: Reduced methane recovery at high pressures due to methane trapping in shale nanopores, accepted to Nature, Communications Earth & Environment.
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Teaching Neural Networks the Game of Life

Jacob Springer, a computer science student at Swathmore College, and Garrett Kenyon, a scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Consortium, recently published a paper titled It’s Hard for Neural Networks to Learn the Game of Life in the open access journal arXiv. The Game of Life is a cellular automaton that was created
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Tom Terwilliger and Team Develop Technique to Improve Resolution of Cryo-electron Microscopy

New Mexico Consortium (NMC) scientist Tom Terwilliger and an international team including scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Baylor College of Medicine, Cambridge University, and Berkeley Lab have developed a technique to improve the resolution of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM). Cryo-EM maps are a type of 3D molecular structure map that are created by taking many
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