Scientists Create 3-D Image of RNA Molecule

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Scientists Create 3-D Image of RNA Molecule

Scientists create the first 3-D image of an RNA molecule. Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and New Mexico Consortium (NMC) scientists Doo Nam Kim, Scott P. Hennelly and Karissa Y. Sanbonmatsu and team recently published their  work in the article, Zinc-finger protein CNBP alters the 3-D structure of lncRNA Braveheart in solution, in Nature Communications.

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Dr. Gupta’s Research to Halt Vineyard Disease

Waco Today published an article, Grape Expectations: Finding Successes in Battle with Vineyard Disease, which features the work of New Mexico Consortium scientist Goutam Gupta and his research finding success in stemming a disease that affects vineyards. Pierce’s Disease is a deadly disease that affects grapevines, and is caused by the bacterium Xylella fastidiosa, which

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Rex Hjelm presents at BP/KRF Fellows’ Conference

Rex P. Hjelm, a Los Alamos National Laboratory and New Mexico Consortium scientist, presented the invited talk, Ionomer Physics and Fuel Cell Engineering December 4, 2019 at the BP/KRF Fellows’ Global Conference in Seoul, South Korea. The goal of the BP program is to enhance the R&D level of Korea by attracting outstanding overseas scientists

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Emily Gearhart Presents Research at Honors Symposium

Emily Gearhart, a Seminole State College student who worked as an intern from July – August 2019 at the New Mexico Consortium Biolab, presented her research at the Honors Research Symposium last week. The research symposium was an internal event at the Sanford, FL campus organized by the Grindle Honors Institute and was attended by

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NMC Researchers Conduct Field Trials of Algal Strains

Co-PIs Alina Corcoran of the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) and Shawn Starkenburg of Los Alamos National Laboratory, along with industrial partners, are starting an exciting four year project built upon outdoor algal cultivation. The project is entitled Optimizing Selection Pressures and Pest Management to Maximize Algal Biomass Yield (OSPREY). In the biofuel industry scientists often

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Tom Terwilliger Teaches Course on Cryo-EM and Crystallography

Tom Terwilliger teaches a course on Cryo-EM and Crystallography. The course was held on September 4-5, 2019 at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was titled Cryo-EM and Crystallography in the Forefront of Structural Biology. Tom Terwilliger is a Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist and New Mexico Consortium affiliate. Cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) is an

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Trait Biosciences Congratulates Dr. Richard Sayre and the NMC on Publication in Scientific Reports

Trait Biosciences Inc. is a biotechnology company based out of Los Alamos, NM. In recent news, Trait Biosciences congratulates their Chief Science Officer, Dr. Richard Sayre, and a team of industry scientists at the New Mexico Consortium. This congratulations is for their publication of the article “Fine-tuning the Photosynthetic Light Harvesting Apparatus for Improved Photosynthetic

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Andre Teixeira Publishes on Disease Diagnostic Methods

Andre Teixeira Publishes on Disease Diagnostic and Detection Methods. Teixeira, of the New Mexico Consortium, is one of several authors on a new publication in Toxins titled Recombinant Antibodies against Mycolactone. This research strives to find better methods for fast and easy detection as well as diagnostic methods of the disease Buruli ulcer. Buruli ulcer

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Research on Earth’s Radiation Belts Published

Geoff Reeves and Colleagues publish research on Earth’s radiation belts. This group recently published 5 new papers in the last quarter. Reeves is a Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Fellow with the Space Science Applications group and a New Mexico Consortium affiliate. According to the LANL Space Science Applications website, “The Space Science and Applications

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Measuring Retinal Response in Frogs to Understand the Brain

One joint project currently taking place at the New Mexico Consortium is measuring the retinal response in frogs. This project titled Microimaging/Modeling of Retinal Responses Measured with Laser Magnetometer is funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. This project is a collaboration between LANL Staff Scientist and NMC Affiliate Igor Savukov, NMC

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