HudsonAlpha Analyzing Samples from Space

October 28, 2014

New research into the effectiveness of antibiotics in space may also help scientists determine how to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria here on Earth Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha Faculty Investigator Shawn Levy, Ph.D., and the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Lab will soon be analyzing samples of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that returned from space this […]

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Breast Cancer Survivor to Share Story at Tie the Ribbons

October 27, 2014

Theresa Bayer lost her mother to breast cancer in 2011, and during her mother’s illness she made a promise to her mom that she would always have an annual mammogram. A year after losing her mother, Bayer saw her doctor for her annual checkup. “I had my mammogram, went on a […]

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Ovarian Cancer Survivor To Share Story at Tie the Ribbons

October 27, 2014

Many individuals dread going to the doctor and will think of any excuse not to keep an appointment. But regular checkups lead to earlier diagnosis of anything out of the ordinary, as was the case for Judy Berkowitz. “I went for my annual physical and because of that, it saved […]

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Photography Exhibit of Alabama Breast Cancer Survivors on Display at HudsonAlpha

October 16, 2014

The beautiful black and white photography of The Alabama Project, which captures poignant moments in the lives of Alabama breast cancer survivors, is on display at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Monday, Oct. 20, through Friday, Nov. 14. The exhibit is open to the public Monday through Friday and is […]

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Students publish DNA Barcode data for rare Alabama flower

October 15, 2014

GenBank (the National Institutes of Health database of genetic sequences) has published the chloroplast sequence data for Clematis morefieldii generated by high school students in the 2014 HudsonAlpha Biotech Academy. This plant is the rare, federally endangered Morefield’s Leatherflower found on Keel Mountain in Madison County, Ala., in southeastern Tennessee, […]

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Give to Breast Cancer Crowdfunding

October 2, 2014

As part of breast cancer awareness month, HudsonAlpha has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to raise $25,000 for the HudsonAlpha Breakthrough Breast Cancer Fund. The Breakthrough Breast Cancer fund is raising at least $250,000 by Nov. 17 to fund the next breakthrough in breast cancer. The crowdsourcing campaign includes an emotional […]

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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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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 23, 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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