HudsonAlpha Journal - 2009, Volume 1, Issue 4

November 5, 2009


HudsonAlpha Educational Outreach team provides 2009 Educational GuidebookAlabama Biotechnology Guidebook

Dr. Neil Lamb, director of educational outreach at HudsonAlpha, provided the 2009 guidebook for Alabama's educators to officials in Montgomery earlier this month. The guidebook highlights 23 key genetic and biotechnology discoveries from the past year and links each one to course of study objectives for Alabama life science and career/tech classes. Read more.

Innovation/Application: Diatherix Laboratories

Diatherix logoDiatherix Laboratories provides infectious disease diagnostics and drug resistance detection services to physicians. 

Randy Ward, president of Diatherix Laboratories, answers questions about the company, their work and HudsonAlpha.


Get to know. . . Jian HanPhoto of Dr. Jian Han

Meet Dr. Jian Han, faculty investigator, and learn how he combined two very different career paths into the one he has at HudsonAlpha. Read more.


Associate Diatherix's H1N1 test authorized for "emergency use" from the FDAimage of ui tray

Although it can take years for federal regulators to approve a new drug or medical test, the Food and Drug Administration has granted the Huntsville-produced Diatherix H1N1-09 influenza test "emergency use authorization." Read more.

Investigator earns "Quest for Excellence Award"
Dr. Devin Absher, faculty investigator at HudsonAlpha, has been named one of the first recipients of the Sci-Quest “Quest for Excellence” award. Read more.


Why I support HudsonAlpha

A focus on economic development is the main reason Marshall Schreeder, Jr. of Conversant Healthcare Systems supports HudsonAlpha.