HudsonAlpha Connections is an advocacy group comprised primarily of younger professionals and civic leaders in the community. Members meet quarterly for highlights on Institute research and programs so they can share the good works of HudsonAlpha and promote its nonprofit efforts with their spheres of influence.

For more information about joining Connections, contact Karen Petersen at

Brandy Brannon SmithChris Lindsey
Ray BrownPamela Little
Leslie BrutonPatches Little
Sophia BurkhardtJames Lomax
Dana CaveDemetria McClenton
Derek DanielBruce McMullen
Lauren DauroMarkeeva Morgan
Evan EzellChristine Moulder
Patrick FlemingEbube Onwasigwe
Sarah FowlerMatthew Parker
Elaina FranksCecil Redditt
Cara GarnickMatthew Reed
Kelly HamlinWilliam Riggle
Lauren HaneyMichelle Rudd
Josh HaneyDonald Salls
Natalie HasleyStephen Simpson
Julie HayLillian Smith
John JefferyDavid Staley
Swapna KakaniDaniel Tait
Caroline KennedyKatie Theuer
Lonnie KeyRyan Theuer
Jason LandersApril Windham
Megan LeachJoey Yearta
Ryan Letson

The HudsonAlpha Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is the supporting entity for the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Tax-deductible contributions to the foundation are for the sole purpose of advancing the mission of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. 

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