Alabama Legislature recognizes HudsonAlpha for groundbreaking research, growing state bioscience economy

April 23, 2015

Legislators welcome new HudsonAlpha faculty investigator to Alabama Montgomery, Ala. — The Alabama House of Representatives paused this morning’s legislative session to recognize HudsonAlpha as a key asset for the state of Alabama and to welcome to the state the first scientist in the world to use genomic sequencing to […]

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HudsonAlpha celebrates one-millionth download of iCell app

April 10, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. — More than one million teachers and students worldwide have explored inside virtual cells using the HudsonAlpha iCell app. The number of downloads has doubled each year since its creation, and iCell achieved its one-millionth download, March 8, 2015. Released in 2010, iCell is an interactive simulation that […]

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HudsonAlpha Announces Renowned Clinical Genomics Expert Howard Jacob, Ph.D., to Join the Institute to Advance the Promise of Genomic Medicine for Patients Around the World

April 7, 2015

HudsonAlpha is an Established Leader in Genomic Sequencing Howard Jacob’s Team Was First to Use Whole Genome Sequencing for Diagnosis and Treatment Hiring of Jacob and His Core Team Launches Major Growth Phase at HudsonAlpha; Expected to Bring More Jobs to Huntsville, Ala. Huntsville, Ala. – April 7, 2015 – […]

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Families establish Institute’s first named research funds to study neurological disorders, ALS

March 30, 2015

Named funds combine donors’ passions with scientists’ work Huntsville, Ala. — Two Huntsville families are furthering specific areas of research at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in honor and in memory of family members, some of whom struggled with very diseases HudsonAlpha is studying. Named funds at HudsonAlpha can be […]

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Conversant Bio Awards Aurora Health Care $50,000 Grant

March 24, 2015

Award to Help Further Enhance the Biorepository and Specimen Resource Center Huntsville, Ala. (March 24, 2015) – Conversant Bio today announced that it has awarded Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care a $50,000 grant to help further enhance its Biorepository and Specimen Resource Center (BSRC), located at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center. The award […]

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HudsonAlpha educator elected president of Alabama Science Teachers Association

March 13, 2015

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Education Specialist Madelene Loftin is the new president of the Alabama Science Teachers Association. The Alabama Science Teachers Association (ASTA) is a professional organization promoting excellence and innovation in science education. Loftin, along with Vice President for Educational Outreach Neil Lamb, Ph.D., and team members Michele Morris, […]

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BioAlabama hosts “Legislative Day” in state capital

March 11, 2015

State biotechnology association connects members with legislators, leaders in Alabama life sciences MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The state’s biotechnology advocacy group, BioAlabama, hosted “Legislative Day” Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in Montgomery, Ala. The purpose of the day was to connect statewide BioAlabama members with legislators and leaders in the Alabama life science community. The overall […]

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UAH College of Business Administration, HudsonAlpha to sponsor Spring Entrepreneurs Roundtable

March 10, 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Business Administration and the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will co-sponsor the Spring 2015 Entrepreneurs Roundtable Monday, March 16. The roundtable will feature three recognized life science entrepreneurs who will come together on the UAH campus for a candid, engaging […]

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Foresight Biosciences moving research discoveries to market

February 24, 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Foresight Biosciences, an associate company at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, announces its enzymes and assay kits are now available to the glycobiology and pharmaceutical research markets. “Much of the available technology has not been optimized for studying the biology of sugars and sugar polymers,” said Randall […]

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New ALS Gene and Signaling Pathways Identified

February 19, 2015

Findings point to potential therapeutic targets  HUNTSVILLE, Ala., CAMBRIDGE, Mass., and NEW YORK — February 19, 2015 — Using advanced DNA sequencing methods, an international consortium that includes scientists and clinicians from HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) has identified a new gene […]

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