HudsonAlpha receives LEED certification for 701 McMillian Way

January 30, 2015

Providing a sustainable building for future growth   The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology now has a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified location, recognizing it as best-in-class for building strategies and practices. LEED certified buildings save money and resources and have a positive impact on the health of occupants, […]

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Award-winning artist Ginny Ruffner finds beauty in HudsonAlpha research

January 21, 2015

Seattle artist spends week-long residency at HudsonAlpha   The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology welcomed world-renowned artist Ginny Ruffner to the Institute as its artist in residence, Jan. 12-16, 2015. From glass sculptures to pop-up books, Ginny Ruffner is a versatile artist, blending together glass and metal into torchworked glass art. […]

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Apply Now for BioTrain Internship

January 15, 2015

Applications now available for HudsonAlpha BioTrain internship program The online application for the summer of 2015 BioTrain internships program opened today. Applications will be accepted online today through 5 p.m. CST, Feb. 15, 2015. All application materials, including two online references, must be submitted by that time. BioTrain internships provide a variety of […]

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HudsonAlpha Hosts NIH Grant Writing Workshop

January 8, 2015

North Alabama small business leaders learned more about the federal grant writing process and how to avoid common pitfalls today in a workshop held at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Presented by the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama and the Alabama Launchpad program, the workshop focused on grants from the […]

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HudsonAlpha scientists discover new biomarkers for kidney cancer

January 5, 2015

Novel method may lead to earlier detection of renal cell carcinoma Huntsville, Ala. — Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have discovered new “biomarkers” that are very strong predictors of renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer in adults.  These markers are a set of about […]

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2015 Biotech 201 – Discovering Agricultural Genomics

January 5, 2015

Thank you for your interest in HudsonAlpha’s 2015 Biotech 201 course. Due to the course’s popularity, in-person registration for 2015 has reached capacity. We invite you to register for the live webcast viewing option and enjoy the same great content from the comfort of home! Watch Biotech 201 from anywhere […]

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December 2014 marks 30th anniversary of Alta Summit

December 18, 2014

Thirty years ago, Alta Summit sparked one of the most massive, most successful, and most expensive biological research endeavors in human history — the Human Genome Project. Thirty years ago, in December, 1984, Richard Myers was battling a nasty case of altitude sickness. At the time a young postdoctoral scholar, […]

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Q&A with Dr. Richard Myers on Alta Summit

December 18, 2014

Thirty years ago, in December, 1984, Richard Myers — at the time a young postdoctoral scholar — joined 18 other researchers at a gathering 8,500 feet above sea level, at the Alta ski resort near Salt Lake City, Utah. The weather outside was stormy, and the scientists spent much of the […]

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HudsonAlpha announces purchase of Illumina HiSeq X Ten sequencing system

December 12, 2014

Technology will quadruple HudsonAlpha’s DNA sequencing capacity to help genomic information reach thousands of patients Huntsville, Ala. — December 12, 2014 — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology today announced it has purchased the HiSeq X Ten sequencing system manufactured by Illumina, Inc. (NASDQ: ILMN). The technology will enable HudsonAlpha to produce and analyze […]

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Mary-Claire King delivers address at HudsonAlpha

November 17, 2014

King advocates BRCA gene testing for women 30 years old and older, challenges Huntsville to lead the way World-renowned geneticist Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., known for discovering the BRCA1 gene and its link to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, told nearly 1,000 people in Huntsville today that she wants to see […]

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