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 Lujan Grishman’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

NMC Awards Scholarship to Local Students

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) is proud to announce we have sponsored two J. Robert Oppenheimer scholarships of $3,000 each, which have been awarded to Los Alamos High School seniors Sarah Crotzer and Zoe Dukeminier. Both Sarah and Zoe are students who show exceptional promise in future contributions, and both plan to attend a school
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USRC Summer Student Programs Held Virtually in 2020

Despite the current Covid-19 pandemic, the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) is continuing to provide summer student programs and internships to Ultrascale Systems Research Center (USRC) students. The only difference this year is instead of traveling to Los Alamos and living in this high mountain town, the high performance computing student interns will instead perform research
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New Coronavirus Mutation May Make It More Contagious

Los Alamos National Laboratory and New Mexico Consortium research scientist Bette Korber and a team of scientists from the United States and England have conducted research discovering that a new coronavirus mutation may possibly make the virus more contagious. This mutation is labeled Spike D614G, and has been replacing the original Wuhan form of the
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NMC RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

NMC Scientists Publish on Successful Optimization of Photosynthesis

New Mexico Consortium (NMC) scientists Guangxi Wu, Lin Ma, Richard Sayre, and Choon-Hwan Lee recently published an article, Identification of the Optimal Light Harvesting Antenna Size for High-Light Stress Mitigation in Plants, in the journal Frontiers of Plant Science It is well known that the low efficiency of photosynthesis is one of the main constraints
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Karissa Sanbonmatsu: What Can Epigenetics Tell Us About Sex and Gender?

Karissa Sanbonmatsu, a principal investigator at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Consortium, is featured in Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Biology of Sex. TED Radio Hour is a co-production of NPR and TED that investigates the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world’s greatest thinkers. The
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Van Allen Probes Research Some of the Most Downloaded

Among other New Mexico Consortium (NMC) news and highlights, four papers from the Van Allen Probes project at the NMC were among the top 10% downloaded papers in the Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR) Space Physics, and one paper was in the top 10% of downloaded papers in Geophysical Research Letters. The NMC wants to
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