Dr. Richard Myers Reflects on Anniversary of Alta Summit

December 18, 2014

Thirty years ago, in December, 1984, Richard Myers was battling a nasty case of altitude sickness. At the time a young postdoctoral scholar, Myers, joined 18 other researchers at a gathering 8,500 feet above sea level, at the Alta ski resort near Salt Lake City, Utah. The weather outside was stormy, […]

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HudsonAlpha associate company receives second research contract from FDA

December 18, 2014

Innovative research will support tools for the detection of potential biodefense agents Huntsville, Ala. — Diatherix Laboratories, Inc., has been awarded a federal contract to continue its groundbreaking work in the development of research methodologies designed to support the development of diagnostic tools to detect certain low prevalence pathogens. The […]

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HudsonAlpha announces purchase of Illumina HiSeq X Ten sequencing system

December 12, 2014

Technology will quadruple HudsonAlpha’s DNA sequencing capacity to help genomic information reach thousands of patients Huntsville, Ala. — December 12, 2014 — HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology today announced it has purchased the HiSeq X Ten sequencing system manufactured by Illumina, Inc. (NASDQ: ILMN). The technology will enable HudsonAlpha to produce and analyze […]

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HudsonAlpha announces $500,000 raised for Breakthrough Breast Cancer Fund

November 17, 2014

Proceeds will help hire a breast and ovarian cancer researcher Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Breakthrough Breast/Ovarian Cancer Fund raised more than $300,000 and will receive a $250,000 match from the Lonnie McMillian Inspiring Excellence endowment fund, leaders announced Monday. The announcement was made at the Institute’s annual Tie the […]

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World-renowned geneticist Mary-Claire King delivers address at HudsonAlpha

November 17, 2014

King advocates BRCA gene testing for women 30 years old and older, challenges Huntsville to lead the way Huntsville, Ala. —World-renowned geneticist Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., known for discovering the BRCA1 gene and its link to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, told nearly 1,000 people in Huntsville today that she wants […]

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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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