Lillian Petersen Wins Top Prize at Virtual Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020

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Lillian Petersen Wins Top Prize at Virtual Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020

Lillian Petersen, a Los Alamos High School Class of 2020 graduate, won the top prize in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020 contest with a $250,0000 award. The Regeneron Science Talent Search is  the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. The competition took place virtually this year, in

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Students Register Now for NetLogo or Python Mesa Coding Classes

As part of the Summer Science Institute (SSI) that was offered on July 16th, the Supercomputing Challenge is offering two types of free short courses: NetLogo and Python Mesa. Summer Science Institute students are encouraged to register today! NetLogo was designed for multiple audiences in mind, in particular: teaching the education community and experts without

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NMC Supports Student Researchers From All Over the Nation

The New Mexico Consortium (NMC) supports various summer student programs every year with students coming from all over the nation. And this year is no different! In a typical summer the NMC has to make space for the flood of incoming students, all desk space cubicles are taken, and the parking lot fills to overflowing.

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Virtual SynCell2020 Symposium a Success!

Due to the pandemic, the Virtual SynCell2020 Symposium was held online in late-May with 715 registered virtual attendees. The symposium was held in place of the in-person International Conference on Engineering Synthetic Cells and Organelles, with the in-person conference now postponed to 2021. The virtual SynCell2020 Symposium was made possible by The University of New Mexico and

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Los Alamos Kite Festival Thursday July 9th!

The Los Alamos Kite Festival, sponsored by the New Mexico Consortium, will be held virtually this year. The kite flying youth and young at heart of Los Alamos are all encouraged to participate! The Virtual Kite Festival will allow the community to make kites at home, and fly at their leisure. The Kite Festival, presented

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Pebble Labs’ Technology Selected to Top 2.5% in Global Competition

Pebble Labs, a Los Alamos biotechnology company developing solutions to safely and sustainably increase natural crop yield and food security, has recently had their Directed Biotics technology selected as one of the top 100 submissions (top 2.5%) of more than 4500 entries for the FAMAE Foundation’s Food for Good Challenge.  The FAMAE Foundation Competition received

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Free Webinar on Smart Management of Infrastructure Held July 9th

The Smart Management Infrastructure Laboratory (SMILab) of the University of New Mexico is holding the 1st Smart Management of Infrastructure Webinar (SMIWeb 2020) from 10am-12pm on July 9th. This webinar is a free workshop on new updates on smart structure technologies. Researchers, students, and professionals from industry interested in learning about new technologies with practical

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Students Are Invited to Attend Virtual Science Institute

The Supercomputing Challenge is sponsoring a free virtual Student Science Institute which will take place on July 16th, 2020. All interested middle and high school students and teachers, professionals in COVID 19, possible mentors, and sponsors are welcome.   The Student Science Institute will include webinars, lightning talks, break out sessions, and classes. Lightning talks are short presentations by different

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Specifica Announces Transfer of Antibody Library Platform to Bayer

Specifica, a leading provider of antibody discovery technologies, announced the transfer of a suite of Specifica’s Generation 3 antibody libraries to Bayer under an agreement that will enable the development of antibody-based therapeutics. Antibody Libraries are the sources from which therapeutic lead antibodies can be selected using phage or yeast display. Specifica’s Generation 3 Antibody

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