April 16, 2019
The North Alabama International Trade Association (NAITA) held the inaugural NAITA Export Launch Initiative at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on April 11, 2019. The pitch competition encouraged and awarded biotech com...
April 10, 2019
In a recent editorial in Trade & Industry Development, Governor Kay Ivey discussed how the state’s bioscience industry is primed for growth. The Governor highlighted how Alabama institutes like HudsonAlpha, UAB and South...
Environmentalists seek to demystify “the bear that disappears” with help from HudsonAlpha faculty investigator
April 4, 2019
Alaskan natives call them s’iknóon — the bear that disappears. These elusive animals, known to most as glacier bears, roam a remote patch of wilderness that covers portions of British Columbia, Yukon and Alaska. Many area gui...
April 4, 2019
Huntsville, Ala.,– Transomic Technologies, located on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, has announced that their CRISPR whole genome arrayed library has been placed at the California NanoSystem Institut...
HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Lab joins Discovery Life Sciences to form the HudsonAlpha Discovery Sequencing and Bioinformatics Division
March 29, 2019
HudsonAlpha announced today that the HudsonAlpha Genomic Services Lab (GSL) has signed an agreement with Discovery Life Sciences to form a new division of their company, HudsonAlpha Discovery. The move will build on the success of...
March 14, 2019
Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have connected developmental delay and intellectual disability (DD/ID) to variations in the BRSK2 gene with the help of a social media platform used by geneticists all ...
March 11, 2019
Huntsville, Ala. – Everbloom Health, Inc., an associate company located on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, has launched a new granola product to suit the dietary needs of kidney failure patients on d...
March 8, 2019
Recommendations highlight unique challenges faced by women with GYN cancers Huntsville, Ala. – The Alabama Study Commission for Gynecologic Cancers released its report this week, which was delivered to Governor Kay Ivey and lead...
HudsonAlpha and Crestwood collaborative ALS project underway to help patients and further genomic research
March 4, 2019
A new HudsonAlpha project is just underway in collaboration with Crestwood ALS Care Clinic. In this project, HudsonAlpha scientists will conduct genomic sequencing and analysis of ALS patients to better understand the underlying c...
February 28, 2019
Rare disease patients spend an average of eight years searching for a diagnosis, and for some, that search can last decades. April Hudson began showing symptoms of an unknown disease at three years old. She would go on to see 200 ...
February 28, 2019
Confusion, nausea, fever, anger, then back to normal. This was Lauren Vandiver’s life beginning in early childhood. Her parents spent more than twenty years asking “why?” They knew there had to be an explanation for their da...
February 26, 2019
Eight leading health care and research organizations in the U.S. and Canada, including HudsonAlpha, have signed an agreement to launch the Medical Genome Initiative, a consortium that will work to expand access to high-quality cl...
February 19, 2019
The HudsonAlpha Educational Outreach team provides several weeks of summer Biotechnology Camps for middle school students. These half-day camps are available to rising 6th through rising 9th-grade students. Three different camp op...
HudsonAlpha researchers help identify a genetic change that is causing Alzheimer’s, opening door for prevention efforts
February 13, 2019
Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have helped identify a genetic change that is causing Alzheimer’s disease, expanding what we know about how the disease can be inherited and giving participants in the ...
February 4, 2019
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will host the eighth annual Double Helix Dash April 2, 2019, to raise funds and awareness for childhood genetic disorders research at the Institute. Tiana Vega of Madison, Ala. will be h...
February 1, 2019
Huntsville, Ala. – Transomic Technologies, an associate company located on the campus of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, has announced that their CRISPR whole genome arrayed library has been placed at McGill Univers...
January 28, 2019
The Department of Crop, Soil, and Environmental Sciences in the College of Agriculture at Auburn University, in cooperation with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, is seeking applications for the position of Assistant o...
January 28, 2019
There are more than 600 neurodegenerative diseases that affect millions of people worldwide. A new gift from the Wayne, Luanne and Peri Widener Fund for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases will fuel new research on these impor...
January 24, 2019
Huntsville, Ala. – GeneCapture, a resident associate company at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, has named Greg Thompson its Chief Operating Officer (COO) to oversee the product design, commercialization and medical ...
GeneCapture scientists preview new invention to determine antibiotic sensitivity in an automated rapid portable device
January 18, 2019
New technology detects antibiotic effectiveness in less than two hours Huntsville, Ala. – Scientists at GeneCapture, Inc., an associate company on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, have developed a ...