Researchers Assess AlphaFold Model Accuracy

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Researchers Assess AlphaFold Model Accuracy

Researchers Assess AlphaFold Model Accuracy When is AI alone adequate for answering scientific questions? It depends. Artificial Intelligence (AI) took the structural biology world by storm when Google parent company Alphabet’s DeepMind AlphaFold software was released in 2021. It was a major breakthrough in three-dimensional protein structure prediction, promising highly accurate models for proteins of

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NMC Scientists Attend SC23 Conference

NMC Scientists Attend SC23 Conference New Mexico Consortium scientists Qing Zheng, John Bent, and Alex Lovell-Troy recently attended the Super Computing (SC) Conference, held in November 2023 in Denver, Colorado. This conference is an International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, and Storage. The goal of the conference is to bring together the HPC research

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NMC Scientist Rex Hjelm Outreach Mentoring Graduate Student Jacob Belchak Leads to Appointment at ORNL

NMC Scientist Rex Hjelm Outreach Mentoring Graduate Student Jacob Belchak Leads to Appointment at ORNL Congratulations to Jacob Belchak, who has recently been accepted to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Neutron Scattering Graduate Research Program! Jacob is a graduate student mentored by New Mexico Consortium scientist Rex Hjelm and Gabriel Lopez, a University of

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Tom Terwilliger Publishes Work on AlphaFold Predictions

Tom Terwilliger Publishes Work on AlphaFold Predictions Tom Terwilliger, a New Mexico Consortium Senior Research Scientist and affiliated Los Alamos National Laboratory Scientist, recently published his work, AlphaFold predictions are valuable hypotheses, and accelerate but do not replace experimental structure determination, in Nature. Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based methods such as AlphaFold have revolutionized structural biology, because

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The R&D 100 Awards Announces KV-CSD Project as a 2023 Winner!

The R&D 100 Awards Announces KV-CSD Project as a 2023 Winner! R&D World magazine honors inventors by identifying the 100 most technologically significant products and advancements each year and recognizing the winning innovators and their organizations. Winners are chosen from an international pool of submissions from universities, private corporations, and government labs. The prestigious “Oscars of Innovation”

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NMC Team Publishes on Microalgae Productivity in Algal Research

NMC Team Publishes on Microalgae Productivity in Algal Research New Mexico Consortium (NMC) scientists, Alina Corcoran, Ahlem Jebali, and Heather Martinez are co-authors on a new manuscript led by UCSD Postdoc Isidora Echenique Subiabre in the journal Algal Research. This work, titled Site-specific factors override local climatic conditions in determining microalgae productivity in open raceway

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Qing Zheng Presents at Upcoming IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing

Qing Zheng Presents at Upcoming IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing New Mexico Consortium and Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) scientist, Qing Zheng, will be presenting his recent paper titled, KVCSD: A Hardware-Accelerated Key-Value Store for Data-Intensive Applications at the upcoming 2023 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing which will be held October 31-November 3,

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Development of a qPCR Assay to Monitor Pests and Improve Algal Yield in Outdoor Cultivation Ponds

Development of a qPCR Assay to Monitor Pests and Improve Algal Yield in Outdoor Cultivation Ponds New Mexico Consortium scientists, Alina Corcoran, Ahlem Jebali and Heather Martinez, and New Mexico State University scientist, Stephanie Getto (formerly with the New Mexico Consortium), recently co-authored a new publication in Algal Research titled Development of a field-deployable qPCR

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Feiyu Li presents at 3rd MagNetUS meeting

Feiyu Li presents at 3rd MagNetUS meeting At the 3rd annual MagNetUS gathering (June 12-15, Auburn, AL) of researchers across the US magnetized plasma community, Feiyu Li, a research scientist from the New Mexico Consortium, delivered a talk on his latest research toward observing Alfven wave parametric decay on the Large Plasma Device (LAPD) at

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Mercury Bio CSO, Dr. Richard Sayre, Presents at the 3rd mRNA-Based Therapeutics Summit

Mercury Bio CSO, Dr. Richard Sayre, Presents at the 3rd mRNA-Based Therapeutics Summit Dr. Richard Sayre, CSO of Mercury Bio, will present a lecture at the 3rd mRNA-Based Therapeutics Summit entitled: “Enhancing Therapeutic RNA Stability, Delivery & Performance Using Yeast Chimeric Extracellular Vesicles”. This conference, held July 26-28 in Boston, MA is the world’s largest gathering

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