NMSU Professor, Martha Mitchell, Named 2019 McDonald Mentor

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NMSU Professor, Martha Mitchell, Named 2019 McDonald Mentor

Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society, has named Marth C. Mitchell, PhD, its 14th McDonald Mentor. The award celebrates excellence in mentoring and advising among Tau Beta Pi educators and engineers who consistently support the personal and professional development of their students and colleagues. Established in 2005 by Marion and Capers W. McDonald (NC

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NMC Booth at LA Science Fest Discovery Day

On Saturday, July 13, 2019, the New Mexico Consortium’s (NMC) booth at the Los Alamos Science Fest’s Discovery Day featured information on the NMC and what we do, our economic partners, and science research projects. Discovery Day was held from 10am – 3pm Saturday July 13 and was attended by hundreds of scientists, engineers, techies,

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NMC Hosts Press Conference for NM Gov. Lujan Grisham and Pebble Labs

Los Alamos, NM, July 10, 2019 – One of the biotechnology companies the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) has supported since 2017, Pebble Labs USA, Inc., held a press conference yesterday with New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham at the NMC’s Biological Research Laboratory and Greenhouse. Together, the start-up company and the governor announced a major

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STEVE/Aurorasaurus Recipient of NASA Award

Congratulations to Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald and the STEVE/Aurorasaurus team for being the NASA Agency Honor Award recipient of the Group Achievement Award. This prestigious NASA certificate is awarded to any combination of Government and/or non-Government individuals for an outstanding group accomplishment that has contributed substantially to NASA’s mission. And a second congratulations goes to Dr.

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Pebble Labs Development Approved by LA City Council

The Los Alamos City Council  approved two ordinances Tuesday June 11, 2019. The ordinances are to support Pebble Labs under the Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) and the issuance of an industrial revenue bond to help finance the project. The Act allows local governments to enter into public-private partnerships for economic benefit. Pebble Labs, a

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Understanding Biology Through Structure 2020

Understanding Biology Through Structure March 16-20, 2020 Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza, Santa Fe NM Click here for the Symposium Website This symposium, designed to bring together junior and senior scientists, will feature recent advances in structural biology including technology development, protein-nucleic acid complexes, viral pathogenesis and vaccine design, cell signaling, design and discovery of

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Santa Fe High School Students Tour NMC Biolab

A group of 9 high school students and two adults, Mary Lynn Collins and Catherine Pruitt from Santa Fe Teen Homeschoolers, toured the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) Biological Laboratory on Tuesday June 4, 2019. The tour was given by Cynthia Sackos, the NMC Greenhouse Manager and Biotechnologist. The NMC Biological Laboratory and Greenhouse supports cross-disciplinary

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NMC Hosts Seminole State College Students

On May 2, 2019, faculty members Dr. Debra Socci and Dr. Deborah Barr, along with 11 students from Seminole State College of Florida, visited New Mexico as part of a Travel Studies in Biology: Women in Science course. This experiential learning course was designed to expose female community college students to the unique culture and

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USRC’s Megan Hickman Fulp Receives Student Award

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) and the Ultrascale Systems Research Center (USRC) are pleased to announce that USRC student Megan Hickman Fulp has been recognized as an Outstanding Senior in the College of Science at the Coastal Carolina University Honors Convocation on May 9, 2019. Megan graduated as a Computer Science Major with a minor

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Pebble Labs To Buy NMC Building

Pebble Labs, a New Mexico Consortium’s (NMC) start-up company, is quickly growing, and more research space is greatly needed. Currently, there is a deal in the works for the NMC to sell their Biolab building located in Entrada Business Park to Pebble Labs, while the NMC plans to build an entirely new biological research lab

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