HudsonAlpha Analyzing Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria Samples from Space

October 28, 2014

New research into the effectiveness of antibiotics in space may also help scientists determine how to defeat antibiotic-resistant bacteria here on Earth Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha Faculty Investigator Shawn Levy, Ph.D., and the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Lab will soon be analyzing samples of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that returned from space this […]

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HudsonAlpha and NACEE team up for after school program

October 27, 2014

Huntsville, Ala. – The Educational Outreach team at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is partnering with the North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence on a new after school program to equip students with the skills and knowledge essential to the future science, technology, engineering and mathematics workforce. Launching Aspiring Biotechnology […]

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In the media: Huntsville biotech leader Jim Hudson joining Nick Saban, Apple CEO Tim Cook, five others in Academy of Honor

October 24, 2014

Jim Hudson, co-founder of Huntsville’s HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, will be inducted into the Alabama Academy of Honor Monday in a group of eight that includes Apple CEO Tim Cook, University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban and U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions. The Academy of Honor was created by the […]

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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 found on Keel Mountain in Madison County, Ala., […]

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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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