Healthy Huntsville Announces Mayor’s 100-Mile Walking Challenge

August 25, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. – Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle and the Healthy Huntsville leadership team announced a new fitness opportunity. The Mayor’s 100-mile Walking Challenge, a citywide effort to encourage people of all ages to add physical activity to their daily routines, is challenging citizens to walk at least 100 miles from […]

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BioAlabama Elects New Officers, Hosts Board Meeting and BioMixer at HudsonAlpha

August 14, 2015

HUNTSVILLE, AL – BioAlabama, the life science advocacy organization for the state of Alabama, held its quarterly Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and elected officers for the 2015-2016 term. BioAlabama promotes biotechnology innovation as well as the growth of emerging and […]

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Information is Power: Free Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetic Testing

August 5, 2015

HudsonAlpha embarks on unique genetic testing mission Huntsville, Ala. — In October 2015, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will embark on a groundbreaking, community-wide women’s breast and ovarian cancer health initiative. The Institute will offer free genetic screening for genes related to breast and ovarian cancer for every woman in […]

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HudsonAlpha investigator, research partners receive $2M to sequence Upland cotton genome

July 27, 2015

Research will facilitate a new era of DNA-informed breeding and biology for cotton Huntsville, Ala. — HudsonAlpha faculty investigator Jane Grimwood, Ph.D., will share a $2.4 million grant with four other researchers to continue genomics research on Upland cotton. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the research is intended to […]

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HudsonAlpha welcomes new Director for Marketing and Communications

July 13, 2015

Huntsville, Ala. — The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is pleased to announce the appointment of Maureen Mack as the new Director for Marketing and Communications. She will join the Institute on July 20, 2015.  Mack is coming to HudsonAlpha from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) where she was the […]

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Senator Richard Shelby tours HudsonAlpha

July 2, 2015

Sen. Shelby visited HudsonAlpha to discuss the Institute’s genomic work and impact on the state of Alabama Huntsville, Ala. — Today, U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby visited the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a nonprofit institute co-locating world leaders in genomics research with forward-thinking entrepreneurs and inventive educators. During the visit, Shelby met […]

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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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