HudsonAlpha Co-founder, Companies Receive 2014 Alabama Innovation Awards

September 26, 2014

Huntsville, Ala., Sept. 26 — Lonnie S. McMillian, co-founder of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and ADTRAN Inc. was honored Thursday, Sept. 25, at the 2014 Alabama Innovation Awards with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The recognition is the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Economic Development Partnership of […]

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Immunogenomics 2014 bringing together scientists at intersection of genomics, immunology

September 26, 2014

Leading researchers from around the world are gathering Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2014, for the HudsonAlpha Science 2014 Immunogenomics Conference at the HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Campus. Immunogenomics lies at the intersection of two important medical fields — immunology and genomics — and is an area of research that explores the ways in which the human genome interacts […]

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HudsonAlpha receives $50,000 donation for Chan Training Lab

September 24, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — Educational Outreach at HudsonAlpha expanded its reach to more than 400,000 individuals this year and can continue to expand thanks to Dr. and Mrs. Tony Chan and their generous donation. Since 2009, the University of Alabama in Huntsville Professor Emeritus of Physics and his wife Kathy have […]

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Tie the Ribbons Guest Speaker

September 24, 2014

Scientist who Discovered BRCA1 —the Inherited Breast and Ovarian Cancer Gene — to Discuss Discovery at HudsonAlpha Tie the Ribbons Luncheon World-renowned geneticist Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., known for discovering the BRCA1 gene mutation and its linkage to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, will present her story of discovery at the […]

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HudsonAlpha invites applications for new faculty investigators

September 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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HudsonAlpha Co-founder Recognized for Lifetime of Community Philanthropy

September 18, 2014

A lifetime of philanthropic giving, passed down to Jim Hudson by his father, was honored Wednesday by the Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County. At its annual Summit on Philanthropy conference, Wed., Sept. 17, the Foundation recognized Hudson for his philanthropic investment in the Huntsville community with the presentation of a Community […]

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Touching Triton Featured in Education Podcast

September 15, 2014

HudsonAlpha’s online educational activity Touching Triton was the subject of a recent podcast with EdReach Network, an educational media network. EdReach provides a platform for passionate, outspoken individuals aiming to strengthen their voices by highlighting innovation in the field of education through reporting critical education news, providing commentary, and offering […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Immunogenomics 2014

September 11, 2014

1. Connect with international experts in the ground-breaking field of immunogenomics, at the intersection of genomics and immunology. 2. Be a part of the grassroots revolution in the way we approach human health. 3. Engage in a multi-day program of science talks presented by key leaders in immunogenomics. 4. Hear […]

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HudsonAlpha, UAB launch consortium, announce multiple hires

August 19, 2014

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center have established a joint cancer research consortium that will combine pioneering efforts to diagnose, treat and care for patients and families affected by cancer. As a demonstration of each institution’s commitment to tackling the second […]

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HudsonAlpha Hosts iPlant Collaborative Educator Workshop

August 15, 2014

Educators from several Alabama colleges and universities, as well as institutions in Tennessee, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, New York and Ohio gathered at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on Aug. 13–14, 2014, for a Genomics in Education workshop presented by iPlant Collaborative. “Genomic research is probably the biggest area of […]

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