HudsonAlpha Journal – 2011, Volume 3, Issue 6

August 23, 2011 


Governor Robert Bentley: "I am very proud."

Governor Robert Bentley is among those who recognize the positive, long-term impact HudsonAlpha is making on North Alabama and the entire state. Earlier this summer, he celebrated the groundbreaking of Building 3 on the Cummings Research Park Campus. During his visit, the governor gave HudsonAlpha glowing reviews in the areas of genomic research, educational outreach and economic development.


HudsonAlpha’s executive vice president highlights biotech growth at state conference

O'Neal Smitherman photo Business leaders from around the state recently heard from Dr. O’Neal Smitherman, executive vice president of HudsonAlpha. At this year’s Economic Development Association of Alabama conference, Smitherman highlighted the future of biotech, which he compared to the information technology wave of past decades. Read more.


Innovation/Application: SouthernCord

SouthernCord SouthernCord is HudsonAlpha’s newest associate company. Like many new businesses, SouthernCord began with a dream and the will to make it happen. Today, SouthernCord is finding its unique niche in the blood bank industry by making services affordable to families. Read more.


Get to know… Bob Zahorchak

Bob Zahorchak photoBob Zahorchak, Ph.D., affectionately known as Dr. Bob, will celebrate three years with HudsonAlpha’s educational outreach team next month. With experience as a college professor and geneticist, he draws from both backgrounds to inspire students of all ages. Read more.