Genome Sequencing Center purchases advanced sequencing system for plant genomics

June 26, 2015

New DNA sequencing system provides highest accuracy, longest reads Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has purchased the latest sequencing system, manufactured by Pacific Biosciences, for use in the Institute’s plant genomics research. The technology will enable the Institute’s Genome Sequencing Center to solve current, real-world problems facing […]

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CFDRC spinout SynVivo welcomes new CEO

June 22, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha associate company CFD Research Corporation recently completed its spinout of SynVivo, LLC. “CFDRC’s mission is to develop cutting-edge technologies into commercially viable solutions,” said retired Lt. Gen. Joe Cosumano, President and CEO of CFDRC. “SynVivo represents the most recent fulfillment of our corporate strategy for commercialization […]

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HudsonAlpha, research partners awarded $8M to advance key bioenergy crop

June 18, 2015

Research to accelerate breeding and commercialization of bioenergy sorghum hybrids Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, in collaboration with the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and others, has been awarded an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy ARPA-E TERRA program to conduct research aimed at […]

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HudsonAlpha Economic Impact exceeds 1.3B since inception

June 16, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has generated more than $1.3 billion in economic impact for the State of Alabama since 2006, according to a recent economic impact analysis conducted by the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Additionally, HudsonAlpha and its resident associate companies have had a positive […]

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Kailos Genetics Empowers Patients with Affordable Access to Their Genetic Health Information

June 9, 2015

The Praxis test, a new gene-based testing technology and approach, offers consumers a simple way to better inform health decisions Huntsville, Ala. – Kailos Genetics, a personalized medicine information company offering leading-edge gene-based testing, today announced the launch of Praxis, an accessible and affordable gene-based test that any adult can […]

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Diatherix acquired by Eurofins Scientific

June 3, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. — Diatherix Laboratories, a HudsonAlpha resident associate company, announced this week that the company has been acquired by Eurofins Scientific, a provider of bio-analytical testing and genomic services, for approximately $50 million, plus an earn-out upon achievement of predefined revenue and profitability targets. “Eurofins is the right partner […]

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Trideum Corporation joins HudsonAlpha campus

June 1, 2015

Biosciences Division offering expanded services Huntsville, Ala. — Trideum Corporation, a Huntsville solutions and services provider, is expanding its newly formed Biosciences division to HudsonAlpha. Trideum’s new division includes laboratory testing, developing custom biologicals and scientific consultation. Founded in 2005 by president and CEO Van Sullivan, Trideum has an experienced […]

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Huntsville native to direct HudsonAlpha fundraising efforts

June 1, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is pleased to announce the appointment of Lynne Berry as the new Director for Advancement. Berry has served the Institute since December 2013 as Director of External Relations. “Lynne Berry has been a friend and supporter of the Institute since its founding,” said […]

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Expert microbiologists release pre-clinical study data on iCubate® blood stream infection test

June 1, 2015

New Orleans, La. — During the 115th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, iCubate® Inc., in conjunction with expert microbiologists representing clinical laboratories from around the U.S., released positive pre-clinical data on the company’s diagnostic test for blood stream infection. The data were generated at the following sites: […]

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Aroma measurement and characterization company to develop disease diagnostics at HudsonAlpha

May 26, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. — Volatile Analysis Corporation has established a research and development division at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to research volatile metabolites produced by infectious diseases. The goal of the new division is to apply odor-detecting methods to disease detection and develop early warning and rapid, non-invasive, affordable diagnostic […]

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