Field Trips at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Thank you for your interest in a field trip experience with HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. At this time, the 2017-18 field trip schedule has filled. The 2018-19 field trip schedule will open in the summer of 2018. 

HudsonAlpha’s state-of-the-art facilities allow students to explore genetics concepts and experience activities associated with several biotechnology careers. These hands-on, laboratory-based field trips are tied to Alabama course of study standards, put high-tech biotechnology tools in the hands of your students and engage them in scientific thinking. The HudsonAlpha Teaching Lab has workspace for a maximum of 32 students per event. To request a field trip for a group of 33 or more students, please contact

Costs are determined per event, not per student. We require a minimum number of 10 participants. Educators can review our field trip options on our website. Once the desired activity has been determined, please submit the online Field Trip Request Form. Specific questions about field trips, including scheduling and field trip activity combinations, should be addressed to April Reis at

Field trip experiences are made possible through support from the State of Alabama. Funding is available for Alabama public schools to offset HudsonAlpha-associated field trip expenses.* This funding will cover one full-day experience (or two half-day experiences combined) per school year, as well as lunch for up to 32 students and up to three chaperones. Middle school experiences and high school half-day experiences can be combined. When submitting your field trip request, please indicate your school name and type of school to note if you are eligible for funding.

*Transportation and substitute costs are excluded.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Snapchat

Follow Educational Outreach on social media and interact with us during your student experience.

Can’t seem to find what you need? Give us a call at (256) 327-0510 or send an email to:


Color Skin