NIH awards nearly $34 million to UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science

August 24, 2015

By Jim Bakken│UAB News NIH grant will continue CCTS research with 11 partner institutions including HudsonAlpha The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Clinical and Translational Science $33.59 million over four years to continue the center’s programs advancing translational research. Since its initial funding in […]

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Information is Power initiative

August 4, 2015

HudsonAlpha embarks on unique genetic testing mission. Huntsville, Ala. — In October 2015, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will embark on a groundbreaking, community-wide women’s breast and ovarian cancer health initiative. The Institute will offer free genetic screening for genes related to breast and ovarian cancer for every woman in […]

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$2M awarded for Upland cotton genome sequence

July 27, 2015

Research will facilitate a new era of DNA-informed breeding and biology for cotton. HudsonAlpha faculty investigator Jane Grimwood, Ph.D., will share a $2.4 million grant with four other researchers to continue genomics research on Upland cotton. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the research is intended to advance the groundbreaking […]

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Immunogenomics 2015: Bruce Beutler

July 24, 2015

Photo taken by Brian Coats for UT Southwestern Medical Center. HudsonAlpha will host the third annual Immunogenomics conference on Sept. 28-30, 2015 on the biotech campus. This year’s conference will feature a number of leading thinkers at the intersection of genomics and immunology research, including Nobel Prize winning keynote speaker […]

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Biotech 101 Registration

July 14, 2015

We have reached our capacity for the 2015 Biotech 101 series. If you would like to join the waitlist, please click below and we will notify you if seats become available.

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Biotech Academy open house

July 14, 2015

Educators across Madison County joined the HudsonAlpha Biotech Academy graduates for an open house and reception on Friday, July 10. In its third year, Biotech Academy is an intensive, four-week active learning experience designed to introduce high school rising juniors and seniors to the foundations of molecular genetics, DNA barcoding, […]

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“Holy guanine, Batman!” Superheroes and genetic genius at the frontiers of science

July 10, 2015

By Matt Windsor│UAB Mix blog In a chilly room at Huntsville’s HudsonAlpha Institute forBiotechnology, a multi-million dollar band of superheroes is solving genetic puzzles from around the globe. In the hands of Shawn Levy, Ph.D., and his crack team of sequencing experts, these next-generation machines are a centerpiece of the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center […]

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Sequencing sorghum for bioenergy

June 18, 2015

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, in collaboration with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and others, has been awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E TERRA program to conduct research aimed at accelerating breeding and commercial release of economically viable bioenergy sorghum hybrids. The Genome […]

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HudsonAlpha expanding genetic counseling expertise

June 17, 2015

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is adding two genetic counselors to the Educational Outreach team to continue the Institute’s mission of translating the power of genomics into real world solutions and to enhance the Institute’s ability to improve patient treatments and outcomes. Genetic counseling is a small but growing field, […]

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