CROPS 2015: Improving crop sustainability through genomics

May 18, 2015

More than 250 leading genomics researchers and plant breeders from around the world have convened 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 […]

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Renasant Bank sponsoring HudsonAlpha afterschool program

May 15, 2015

HudsonAlpha’s Educational Outreach team, in partnership with the North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence, has just completed the first year of a new afterschool program for students in Huntsville City, Madison City and Madison County schools. The program is called Launching Aspiring Biotechnology Scientists, or L.A.B.S., and serves to equip students […]

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GREAT workshop provides professional development to Alabama educators

May 7, 2015

Teachers from across the state came to the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Ala., April 14-15, 2015, for the Genetic Resources to Empower Alabama Teachers (GREAT) workshop. Learning begins in the classroom, and ensuring that teachers have accurate information about genomics, genetics and biotechnology creates a genomically-literate society and […]

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Shawn Levy presents at ‘Geek2Geek’

May 6, 2015

Shawn Levy, Ph.D., a HudsonAlpha faculty investigator and director of the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Lab, presented the latest developments in genome sequencing technology at the Cummings Research Park spring after hours event, Geek2Geek. Levy’s presentation, “Seeing the World Through the Genome,” informed guests about modern advances in genomics and how […]

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Legacy of HudsonAlpha supporter John Jurenko lives on

May 6, 2015

The HudsonAlpha family lost a long-time and generous supporter with the passing of businessman, community leader and philanthropist John Jurenko, who died April 30, 2015, after a personal battle with Parkinson’s disease. Mr. Jurenko was retired vice president of sales and marketing of Adtran, of which he was a co-founder with […]

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Center for Personal Genomics established

May 1, 2015

Institute to bring power of personalized medicine directly to physicians, patients Leaders of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announced in April the establishment of the HudsonAlpha Center for Personal Genomics to perform whole genome sequencing for patient care. While great strides have been made in genomics and in the use of […]

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National Volunteer Month: Honoring HudsonAlpha “Partners of Progress”

April 27, 2015

April is National Volunteer Month, a time of the year to appreciate those who donate their time and effort to make the world a better place and also encourage others to do the same. Individuals do just that all through the year at HudsonAlpha. HudsonAlpha volunteers are called “Partners of […]

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DNA Day 2015 GeneChat

April 21, 2015

In celebration of DNA Day 2015, HudsonAlpha invites you to join us for a special Twitter #GeneChat! Friday, April 24, 2015 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. HudsonAlpha’s Educational Outreach team will be taking over the @HudsonAlpha Twitter account to answer questions on the following topics: • Genomics and Healthcare • Careers […]

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HudsonAlpha companies share insights on entrepreneurship in Huntsville

April 17, 2015

In the crowded standing-room-only Chan Auditorium March 16, 2015, the chief executives from three successful associate companies at the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology shared some of the secrets of their entrepreneurial success. “Huntsville is very open to entrepreneurs,” said Conversant Bio co-founder and CEO Marshall Schreeder at the “Business of […]

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Genetic Sequencing Paves Way Toward Preventing, Treating Disease

April 14, 2015

By Dana Talesnik National Institutes of Health A mile-long park with intertwining sidewalks winds through the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, Alabama. The double helix-shaped path is a fitting centerpiece for the research institute, flanked by biotech companies, which together strive to understand genomic pathways and […]

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