Genome Sequencing Center purchases advanced sequencing system for plant genomics

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 agriculture today.

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HudsonAlpha, research partners awarded $8M to advance key bioenergy crop

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 accelerating breeding and commercial release of economically viable bioenergy sorghum hybrids.

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