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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Tie the Ribbons Guest Speaker

August 25, 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, 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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HudsonAlpha Summer Interns Present Research at BioTrain Poster Session

July 31, 2014

Huntsville, Ala.— HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology concluded its 2014 BioTrain summer internship program Thursday, July 31, with poster presentations by each of this year’s 26 interns. The BioTrain internship program offers students the opportunity to connect classwork with real‐world job experience and gain skills and knowledge that will prepare them […]

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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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