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 that is only found on Keel Mountain and the Huntsville Botanical […]

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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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Immunogenomics 2014 bringing together scientists at intersection of genomics, immunology

September 23, 2014

Leading researchers from around the world are gathering Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 2014, for the HudsonAlpha Science 2014 Immunogenomics Conference at the HudsonAlpha Biotechnology Campus. Immunogenomics lies at the intersection of two important medical fields — immunology and genomics — and is an area of research that explores the ways in which the human genome interacts […]

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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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