November 20, 2015
Huntsville, Ala. — The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening November 20, 2015. The clinic is believed to be the first in the world designed solely for providing diagnoses to patients w...
November 19, 2015
When Stanford University population geneticist Carlos Bustamante and his team analyzed the ancient DNA (aDNA) of the mummy known as Otzi, the Iceman, they discovered that the 5,300-year-old had a genetic affinity with modern-day S...
November 17, 2015
HudsonAlpha associate company Diatherix Laboratories has received accreditation from College of American Pathologists. CAP accreditation is awarded to facilities that meet high quality standards in laboratory services. Read more ...
November 16, 2015
Huntsville, Ala. — Touching Triton, a free online educational activity developed at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, is a finalist for the 2015 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge. The challenge is held at the Int...
November 15, 2015
By: Cathy Yarbrough, contributing science writer Jian Han, MD, PhD, envisions a future when medical check-ups will include a test to determine your health index – a measure of your immune system’s readiness to ward off invadin...
November 13, 2015
Sandra Gaston, PhD, discussed her unique technique for collecting biopsy samples in a presentation at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on Wednesday, Nov. 11. Gaston is a principal investigator at Tufts Medical Center, t...
November 12, 2015
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology hosted representatives from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on Friday, Nov. 6, for a presentation on big data solutions for healthcare research and practice. “We want to turn data int...
November 10, 2015
By: Cathy Yarbrough, contributing science writer  A human baby is born perfectly sterile – free of bacteria and other germs. “But immediately after birth, thousands of microbial species begin to colonize the newborn’s gut a...
November 10, 2015
Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology received a $50,000 grant from the Boeing Charitable Trust to assemble educational resources that align with Alabama’s new biology course of study. Led by Education...
November 9, 2015
A HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology faculty investigator was featured in a video for Huntsville Mayor Thomas Battle’s 2015 State of the City address. Howard Jacob, PhD, helped draw attention to the sense of opportunity tha...
November 9, 2015
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Genetics will host the 10th annual scientific retreat in conjunction with The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on Friday, November 13. The yearly event is an oppor...
November 5, 2015
Odor is much more than a whiff of a strange scent. Odor can provide clues about food, poison, disease, overall health, physical threats from the environment, reproduction, and even emotions and memories. Odor also was the star top...
November 5, 2015
Findings published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology Huntsville, Ala. — November 5, 2015 — The iCubate iC-GPC Assay, a test developed by the Huntsville, Ala. company for the rapid identification of gram positive bacteria...
November 4, 2015
By: Cathy Yarbrough, contributing science writer More than 150 scientists from 13 countries participated in the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology’s 3rd annual Immunogenomics conference held Sept. 28 to 30, 2015, on the 1...
November 3, 2015
Charles Lee, PhD, presented an overview of his laboratory work on genetic changes in chromosome structure at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on Wednesday, October 28. Lee is the scientific director of The Jackson Labor...
November 2, 2015
Information is Power initiative launched, new cancer research team announced A sellout crowd of 1,400 packed the Von Braun Center in Huntsville Thursday for the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology’s 7th annual Tie the Ribbon...
October 23, 2015
A longtime friendship between two prominent geneticists lent an air of camaraderie to the weekly seminar series at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Robert Kingston, PhD, presented his research on the nucleosome’s rol...
October 22, 2015
In case you missed it, here is the HudsonAlpha segment of the American Graduate Day broadcast featuring Vice President for Educational Outreach Neil Lamb, PhD; and Director of Informatics Liz Worthey, PhD.  
October 22, 2015
Daniel Savic, PhD, is looking for switches, but he isn’t stumbling around in the dark. Savic, a postdoctoral fellow at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, combs the genome for specific points on DNA — called enhan...
October 22, 2015
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