Immunogenomics 2014: Christophe Benoist

July 22, 2014

As the opening night keynote speaker at the HudsonAlpha-Science Immunogenomics 2014 conference, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Dr. Christophe Benoist, M.D., Ph.D., will discuss his research as a molecular immunologist. For more than three decades, his research has been expanding the understanding of the disease mechanisms underlying type 1 diabetes and similar […]

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HudsonAlpha invites applications for new faculty investigators

July 21, 2014

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology invites applications for new Faculty Investigators to join its dynamic team of scientists. HudsonAlpha opened its doors in 2008 with a mission to translate the promise of genomics into medical, agricultural, educational and commercial realms. Scientists at HudsonAlpha use genomic and genetic approaches to answer […]

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2014 HudsonAlpha Life Sciences Prize awarded

July 16, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — Noted scientist and geneticist Jay Shendure, M.D., Ph.D., was today presented with the 2014 HudsonAlpha Life Science Prize for his innovative work in the development and application of genomic technology, including completing a detailed sequence of DNA from HeLa cells, the first “immortal” human cell line grown […]

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Immunogenomics 2014: Mary Ellen Conley

July 8, 2014

As a keynote speaker at the upcoming HudsonAlpha-Science Immunogenomics Conference, Sept. 29–Oct. 1, Dr. Mary Ellen Conley, M.D., will share how she is applying genomics technologies to uncovering answers about genetics and immunodeficiency. The thrust of research by this noted pediatric endocrinologist and immunologist is discovering the genetics of immunodeficiency […]

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World’s most highly cited researchers

June 25, 2014

Three researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology are amongst the world’s most highly cited researchers, according to a new report on the world’s most influential scientific minds of 2014. Faculty investigators Jane Grimwood, Ph.D., and Jeremy Schmutz of the HudsonAlpha Genome Sequencing Center are among the most highly cited […]

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UAB, HudsonAlpha create Center for Genomic Medicine

June 18, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have created the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine to accelerate discoveries in genomics and propel those discoveries into clinical practice. The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine will span human genome research – studying the complexities of […]

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Debut of a new partnership: Physicians for HudsonAlpha

June 18, 2014

(Left to right) Drs. Richard Spera, Don Wheeler and Darren Malone at the Physicians for HudsonAlpha inaugural event. Delivering on the promise of genomics to translate laboratory research into tangible benefits requires collaboration between researchers, biotechnology companies and physicians, which is why HudsonAlpha has initiated Physicians for HudsonAlpha. The initiative […]

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Immunogenomics 2014 will bring together scientists at the intersection of genomics and immunology

June 8, 2014

At the intersection of two important medical fields—immunology and genomics—lies immunogenomics, an area of research that explores the ways in which the human genome interacts with disease. This approach already has helped doctors diagnose a form of cancer a year earlier than previously possible. In order to explore the topic […]

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Immunogenomics 2014: Mark Davis

May 17, 2014

It was a single sentence—10 simple words followed by a question mark—that graduated Dr. Mark Davis from classroom paradigms of convention to mature science. “What more do we want to know about this?” Davis asked himself, after first cloning T cell receptor genes in William Paul’s lab at the National […]

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6 Rocket City Surprises

May 16, 2014

Coming to ImmunoGenomics 2014? We invite you to come early or stay a few extra days and explore all that Huntsville, Ala., has to offer. The Rocket City – Huntsville is known around the world as the Rocket City, home to famed rocket genius Wernher von Braun and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, who’s […]

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