HudsonAlpha Journal - 2010, Volume 2, Issue 1

January 29, 2010

HudsonAlpha gears up for BioTrain 2010

biotrain logoHudsonAlpha’s education team announced that high school, undergraduate and graduate students may begin applying for the 2010 BioTrain session on February 15. BioTrain has widened its reach this year by including positions within three additional associate companies and five HudsonAlpha investigator laboratories. BioTrain expects to accommodate up to 30 new interns and up to 10 returning alumni of BioTrain 2009. All BioTrain internships will begin on May 31 and officially end on July 30, 2010. Read more.

Innovation/Application: iXpress Genes

iXpress Genes logoiXpressGenes produces synthetic DNA. Since time is critical in reaching medical solutions, synthesized genes can make all the difference.

COO and chief technologist Lance Larka talks about iXG’s role in innovative biotech research.

Get to know. . . Dedra HerodPhoto of Dedra Herod

Dedra Herod is the executive assistant to Dr. Neil Lamb, director of educational outreach. Many people know Dedra’s name through e-mails regarding our Biotech series, especially the upcoming Biotech 201, which is sponsored by Maynard, Cooper and Gale. But there are many sides to this dedicated professional most people don’t get a chance to see. Read more.


DNA Day Art Competition opensimage of 2009 DNA Art winner

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology invites artists to participate in its DNA Day Art Competition and submit original work inspired by DNA, genetics and biotechnology.  Pictured:  Code Cracked, the 2009 winning DNA Day Art Competition entry. Read more.

Why I support HudsonAlpha

Brigadier General Dan Montgomery (USA ret.), former Huntsville lead executive with Northrop Grumman, is now CEO of Strategic Defense Solutions.  Hear why he supports HudsonAlpha.