New Mexico Consortium Mourns the Passing of NMC Co-Founder Katharine Chartrand

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New Mexico Consortium Mourns the Passing of NMC Co-Founder Katharine Chartrand

Los Alamos, NM – March 13, 2019 – It is with extremely heavy hearts and great sadness that we share the news of our great friend and colleague Katharine Chartrand’s recent passing. After a spirited battle with cancer, the New Mexico Consortium’s co-founder and first executive director passed away on Thursday, February 21, surrounded by

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Garrett Kenyon on AI’s Big Challenge Published in Scientific American

Garrett Kenyon, a Los Alamos National Laboratory physicist and neuroscientist and NMC affiliate, specializes in neurally inspired computing and studies the brain and models of neural networks using high-performance computers. Kenyon was recently published in Scientific American in an observational article AI’s Big Challenge. Our country recently established the American AI Initiative which identifies artificial

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2019 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women

2019 Summer Physics Camp for Young Women Northern New Mexico June 10-21, 2019 Pojoaque, NM Los Alamos National Laboratory, the New Mexico Consortium, Pojoaque Valley and Los Alamos Public Schools are organizing a two-week Summer Physics Camp for Young Women in Northern New Mexico. The camp with focus on boosting understanding of the physics of

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Judges Needed for Upcoming STEM Competitions

The University of New Mexico Heath Sciences Division STEM-H Center is looking for Regional Judges for the Central New Mexico Science and Engineering Research Challenge. Anyone with research or work experience in engineering, mathematics, computer science, botany, environmental science, psychology, chemistry, physics and biology are eligible to be a judge. Judges will interview elementary, middle

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TED Talk by Karissa Sanbonmatsu Explains the Biology of Gender

Karissa Sanbonmatsu, a LANL scientist with an affiliation with the NMC, gave a TED talk titled The biology of gender, from DNA to the brain. How exactly does gender work? It’s not just about our chromosomes, says biologist Karissa Sanbonmatsu. In a visionary talk, she shares new discoveries from epigenetics, the emerging study of how

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Frontiers In Science Lectures: Bette Korber Speaks on Developing HIV Vaccine

Bette Korber, a Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow and NMC Affiliate Scientist, will speak about her research developing an HIC vaccine over the course of three Frontiers in Science public lectures in Los Alamos Korber’s talk titled “Toward a World Without AIDS: Developing a Vaccine Against HIV,” is about her work on designing HIV vaccines

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NMC SCIENTISTS REPRESENTED AT AGU ELECTIONS

The Space Physics and Aeronomy (SPA) section of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) election results for 2019 and 2020 are in, and two New Mexico Consortium scientists are among those elected.

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MUKUNDAN FINALIST FOR 2018 R&D 100 AWARD

Ten Los Alamos National Laboratory innovators have been selected as finalists for the 2018 R&D 100 Awards, which honor the top 100 proven technological advances of the past year as determined by a panel selected by R&D Magazine.

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REEVES NAMED AGU FELLOW

The American Geophysical Union recently named Geoffrey D. Reeves an AGU Fellow in recognition of his leadership and excellence in space science.

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