HudsonAlpha collaborates with high school on microbiome project

March 3, 2015

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology partnered this school year with James Clemens High School on a project to study the microbiome, or biological environment, of the school. Throughout the school year, students used sterilized swabs to collect samples of microorganisms around campus — on bleachers, in the cafeteria, in locker […]

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New ALS Gene and Signaling Pathways Identified

February 19, 2015

Findings point to potential therapeutic targets  HUNTSVILLE, Ala., CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and NEW YORK — February 19, 2015 — Using advanced DNA sequencing methods, an international consortium that includes scientists and clinicians from HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) has identified a new […]

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HudsonAlpha faculty investigator Shawn Levy discusses genomics and the future of healthcare

February 12, 2015

WAAYTV.com – Huntsville, Alabama – News Weather, Sports | In a recent interview, HudsonAlpha Investigator Shawn Levy, Ph.D., said genetics research will more than likely be able to pinpoint risk for disease in the future. “I think it’s very very reasonable to think of genomic technologies being as impactful in the […]

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Video: Jeremy Schmutz on sequencing the cotton genome

February 11, 2015

Jeremy Schmutz, head of the DOE Joint Genome Institute Plant Program and a faculty investigator at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, talks about how bioenergy research interests are woven into the cotton genome. In 2012, HudsonAlpha Faculty Investigator Jeremy Schmutz, along with the Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, completed […]

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CROPS 2015: Translating genomic knowledge into plant breeding and crop improvement

February 3, 2015

Leading genomics researchers and plant breeders from around the world will convene at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Ala., May 18-21 to discuss the latest genomic technology in plant breeding and crop improvement. Presented by HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and […]

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Fourth annual Double Helix Dash raising funds for childhood genetic disorders

February 3, 2015

On April 7, 2015, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will host the fourth annual Double Helix Dash. The Double Helix Dash 5K is one of the most unique races in the world. It starts and finishes on the distinctive double helix path in McMillian Park and takes runners through part of […]

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Register now for GREAT educator workshop

February 2, 2015

Register now to attend the next GREAT workshop in Huntsville, Ala., April 14-15, 2015. The Genetic Resources to Empower Alabama Teachers workshop will be held at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. each day. HudsonAlpha provides professional development opportunities for life science educators across the state. The latest in […]

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HudsonAlpha receives LEED certification for 701 McMillian Way

January 30, 2015

Providing a sustainable building for future growth   The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology now has a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified location, recognizing it as best-in-class for building strategies and practices. LEED certified buildings save money and resources and have a positive impact on the health of occupants, […]

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Award-winning artist Ginny Ruffner finds beauty in HudsonAlpha research

January 21, 2015

Seattle artist spends week-long residency at HudsonAlpha   The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology welcomed world-renowned artist Ginny Ruffner to the Institute as its artist in residence, Jan. 12-16, 2015. From glass sculptures to pop-up books, Ginny Ruffner is a versatile artist, blending together glass and metal into torchworked glass art. […]

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