HudsonAlpha Named RainDance Center of Excellence

October 20, 2014

Premier biotech research center adopts complete RainDance product portfolio to enhance next-generation sequencing and digital PCR services offering BILLERICA, Mass. and HUNTSVILLE, Ala.— Oct 20, 2014 — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has been named a RainDance Center of Excellence, making it the latest premier reference site and service provider for RainDance […]

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Competitive Coaching Clinic Resumes at HudsonAlpha

October 17, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — The Competitive Coaching Clinic offered by the Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurs (ICE) Lab of the College of Business Administration at The University of Alabama in Huntsville is resuming its regularly scheduled pitch coaching sessions at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. The Clinic is offered in two parts […]

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Photography Exhibit of Alabama Breast Cancer Survivors on Display at HudsonAlpha

October 16, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — 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 […]

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HudsonAlpha and UAH receive NSF grant to recruit, retain students in STEM

October 16, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and The University of Alabama in Huntsville have been selected by the National Science Foundation to receive a $638,777 grant through the NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, or S-STEM, program. Only 80 to 100 grants awarded annually, and competition […]

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HudsonAlpha Biotech Academy students publish DNA Barcode data for rare, native Alabama flower

October 15, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — 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 […]

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Crowdfunding campaign raising funds for breast cancer research

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, UAH Establish Entrepreneurship Collaboration

October 1, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — A new collaboration between the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and The University of Alabama in Huntsville aims to strengthen the business skills of life science sector startups at HudsonAlpha and enhance the educational experience for UAH business students. Rick Myers, Ph.D., President and Director of HudsonAlpha, and […]

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HudsonAlpha Collaborating on Largest Whole Genome Sequencing study to date on Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia

September 30, 2014

Huntsville, Ala.—HudsonAlpha researchers are collaborating with the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Medical School to undertake the largest whole genome sequencing study funded to date, as they seek to better understand bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. HudsonAlpha, the University of Michigan, the University of Southern California and the […]

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HudsonAlpha Co-founder, Companies Receive 2014 Alabama Innovation Awards

September 26, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — 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 Alabama. Accepting […]

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Huntsville Mayor Announces City Biotech Initiative

September 26, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. — Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle announced today the formation of the Huntsville Biotech Initiative to focus on promoting the future of the biotech industry in Huntsville. Huntsville already has a strong presence in the biotech field. HudsonAlpha’s Institute for Biotechnology is home to 27 companies on its campus […]

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