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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Immunogenomics 2014: Mary Ellen Conley

July 8, 2014

As a keynote speaker at the upcoming HudsonAlpha-Science Immunogenomics Conference, Sept. 29–Oct. 1, Dr. Mary Ellen Conley, M.D., will share how she is applying genomics technologies to uncovering answers about genetics and immunodeficiency. The thrust of research by this noted pediatric endocrinologist and immunologist is discovering the genetics of immunodeficiency […]

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World’s most highly cited researchers

June 25, 2014

Three researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology are amongst the world’s most highly cited researchers, according to a new report on the world’s most influential scientific minds of 2014. Faculty investigators Jane Grimwood, Ph.D., and Jeremy Schmutz of the HudsonAlpha Genome Sequencing Center are among the most highly cited […]

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UAB, HudsonAlpha create Center for Genomic Medicine

June 18, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have created the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine to accelerate discoveries in genomics and propel those discoveries into clinical practice. The UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine will span human genome research – studying the complexities of […]

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