Upcoming Events

Spring Benefit

The Spring Benefit celebrates HudsonAlpha’s mission. Since our doors opened ten years ago, we have made tremendous strides in human health and agriscience research, provided science education to millions of students of all ages, and greatly expanded the bioscience footprint in north Alabama.

The 2020 Spring Benefit was held August 12, 2020. Click here to learn more about the Spring Benefit.

Biotech 101

Held each year in September, HudsonAlpha’s free public education seminar Biotech 101 is a great primer on how biotechnology affects everyday life. The four-week evening series teaches DNA basics and the relevance of genetics and genomics in medicine, agriculture and the environment.

Visit https://hudsonalpha.org/biotech-101 for more information.

Tie the Ribbons

The annual Tie the Ribbons luncheon, held at the Von Braun Center North Hall in downtown Huntsville, aims to raise funds and awareness for breast and ovarian cancer. Funds raised will support breast and ovarian cancer research at HudsonAlpha.

This year’s luncheon will be held October 15, 2020. Click here to learn more and register.

HudsonAlpha Tours

Do you want to learn more about HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology? Join us for a free tour of the entire Institute. You’ll learn about our research programs, education initiatives, genomic medicine clinic and biotech entrepreneurship collaborations. We offer tours once a quarter. Click Here to register for the next upcoming tour.

HudsonAlpha Scientific Conferences

HudsonAlpha offers a number of scientific conferences on its campus each year, attracting scientists, clinicians and students from around the world. Click here to learn more about Immunogenomics, CROPS, Genomic Medicine Conference and our regular science seminars.

Previous Events

Biotech 201

Ready for more biotech learning? The popular Biotech 201 series builds on the learning of Biotech 101. Held in February each year, Biotech 201 explores a number of different topics in genetics and genomics research.

The next Biotect 201 sessions will be held February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2020 from 6:30p to 8:00p, and the topic will be The Molecules of Life. To learn more, visit https://hudsonalpha.org/biotech-201/.

Women in STEM

Presented by the HudsonAlpha Foundation, Women in STEM is open to everyone interested in advancing women in STEM careers (recommended for audiences high school age and up). Adult and student tickets are available. Proceeds from the event will benefit HudsonAlpha’s education programs, which introduce students to a world of opportunities preparing them for STEM-related careers.

Women in STEM will be February 27, 2020 at 4:30pm, visit hudsonalpha.org/womeninstem

HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge

The HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge (HATCH), hosted by HudsonAlpha, Acclinate Genetics and Urban Engine, is a life sciences hackathon that brings together students and professionals who attempt to solve challenges using emerging technology and apply it to biotech and the life sciences.

HATCH will take place March 6-8, 2020. To register, visit hudsonalpha.org/techchallenge/

Double Helix Dash

The iconic Double Helix Dash 5K run and 1-mile fun run attracts more than 800 participants. One of the most unique races in North America, the race begins and ends on the HudsonAlpha campus and winds through the distinctive bends of the world’s largest double helix in McMillian Park. Proceeds from the Double Helix Dash support HudsonAlpha’s work with rare and undiagnosed genetic disorders, which affect some 25 million people across the country.

Click here for more information about the Double Helix Dash.