RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Andre Teixeira Publishes on Disease Diagnostic and Detection Methods

Andre 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 of the disease Buruli ulcer. Buruli ulcer (BU) is a debilitating and disfiguring tropical disease caused by the slow growing

Geoff Reeves and Colleagues Publish Research on Earth’s Radiation Belts

Geoff Reeves and colleagues have 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. Reeves is currently involved in the Van Allen Probes mission to study the Earth’s radiation belts and specifically how particles

Measuring Retinal Response in Frogs to Understand the Brain

One joint project currently taking place at the New Mexico Consortium 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 Research Scientist John George, LANL Staff Scientist and NMC

Towards A Web-Centric Approach for Capturing the Scholarly Record

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the New Mexico Consortium are concerned with archiving scholarly work done over the internet. In the past, research communication was a paper-based endeavor and over time scholars have transitioned to using web-based methods for communicating and sharing their work. Increasingly, scholars across disciplines and throughout the research

NMC Researcher Shovon Mandal Specializes in Algal Biotechnology

Shovon Mandal, an Associate Research Scientist at the New Mexico Consortium (NMC), specializes in algal ecology and biotechnology. He received his PhD in Agricultural & Food Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, where he worked on algal physiology and biodiesel production. Prior to that, Mandal obtained his BS in Life Science and his

STEVE/Aurorasaurus Team Awarded Robert H. Goddard Group Honor Award

The New Mexico Consortium takes great pleasure in announcing that the STEVE/Aurorasaurus research team is being awarded NASA GSFC’s 2018 Robert H. Goddard Group Honor Award for Exceptional Achievement in Science. The STEVE/Aurorasaurus team, led by Liz MacDonald, a space scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, studies the northern lights or

Scientists Create Largest Simulation of Entire Gene of DNA

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) have created the largest simulation of an entire gene of DNA. This simulation required modeling one billion atoms and will help scientists better understand and develop cures for cancer and other diseases. Karissa Sanbonmatsu, a LANL researcher and NMC affiliate, states “It

Symposium on Immunology of Human Diseases

Symposium on Immunology of Human Diseases Supported by New Mexico Consortium and Los Alamos National Laboratory Venue: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza, Santa Fe, NM, USA Dates: July 28-31, 2019 Symposium Home Page and Registration Info Immune systems, including both innate and adaptive immunity, sense, signal, and counter dangers posed by deadly pathogens, cancer, and

Alzheimer’s Workshop 2019

New Mexico Alzheimer’s Workshop 2019 May 22, 2019 Inn & Spa at Loretto Santa Fe Workshop Home Page and Registration Info New Mexico is in a unique position for advancement in basic science, clinical, and epidemiological research of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, due to the presence of two national laboratories, as well as many

Local Student, Charles Strauss, Works on Neural Network Research

The NMC supports and encourages scientists to offer opportunities to students interested in gaining research experience. Over the years we have had many students researchers in such topics as high performance computing, general greenhouse work, administrative tasks, and plant biology research. Students are paired up with NMC staff or researchers who need an extra hand,

USRC’s Sean Blanchard Presents at Multicore World 2019

Sean Blanchard, a Linux and HPC expert at the Ultrascale Systems Research Center  (USRC) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) presented at Multicore World 2019 on Tuesday February 12, 2019. Multicore World, which is in its 8th consecutive edition, is a gathering of experts and leaders from all over the globe to attend and contribute

Database of Aurora Data Available for Weather Research

Congratulations to Elizabeth MacDonald and Matt Heavner for their most recent Aurorasaurus publication in AGU100 Earth and Space Science titled “Aurorasaurus Database of Real-Time, Crowd-Sourced Aurora Data for Space Weather Research“. This technical report documents the details of Aurorasaurus citizen collected science data for the period spanning 2015 and 2016. Aurorasaurus citizen science data is a collection of real

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