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June 30, 2020
June 30, 2020 (Huntsville, Ala.) – Everbloom Health, Inc., a Sulfilatec company, has launched a new program called “Burl Gives Back” to address food insecurity. Through this program, the company is donating one bag of its ...
June 24, 2020
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN), the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and HudsonAlpha Health Alliance, have begun a collaboration to bring health and education programs with a focus on genetics and genomics to the tr...
June 22, 2020
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has been awarded a grant for $20,000 from the ALS Association to continue a collaborative clinical research project, Impacting ALS, with Crestwood Medical Center. 
June 18, 2020
Scientists at iXpressGenes, on the campus of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, have engineered a new reagent, critical to pathogen detection testing. It’s a DNA polymerase, derived from a deep-sea organism (hyperthermop...
June 17, 2020
A $1.5 million gift to the HudsonAlpha Foundation by Miguel “Mike” Loya, a Texas businessman and HudsonAlpha supporter, has established the first endowed faculty chair at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.
June 3, 2020
As most summer camps and educational opportunities have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is helping students, educators and the public continue learning with online opportunit...
May 21, 2020
Alabama Governor Kay Ivey recently awarded HudsonAlpha and Auburn University $2.27 million through the Alabama Research and Development Enhancement Fund. The fund was established to encourage new and continuing efforts to conduc...
May 14, 2020
The iC-COVID19 Assay™ expands coronavirus testing May 14, 2020 (Huntsville, Ala.) – iCubate®​ ​, provider of accurate and affordable syndromic diagnostic testing, announces the launch of the iC-COVID19 Assay™. As the ...
May 11, 2020
While the world continues its fight against novel coronavirus, researchers and private industry have banded together in order to slow the spread of the virus and develop new tests and treatments for COVID-19. Now, more than ever, ...
May 4, 2020
The Future of Clinical Research How two minority-owned companies are disrupting clinical research to ensure ethnic minorities and underserved communities are included Huntsville, AL –The problem was personal to Acclinate Genetic...
April 29, 2020
HudsonAlpha is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic by deploying new research projects to study the disease. A matching gift challenge for #GivingTuesdayNow will kick-start the campaign to raise funds for new research into COVID-19...
April 29, 2020
Huntsville Hospital, HudsonAlpha and iRepertoire, Inc. are studying local patients diagnosed with COVID-19 under a Huntsville Hospital IRC approved protocol to learn how the human immune system responds to the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
April 27, 2020
More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer disease. Another 20,000-30,000 people have frontotemporal dementia  and at least 16,000 have ALS. Scientists at HudsonAlpha, UCSF and UAB have uncovered a gene tha...
April 20, 2020
Plant genomics researchers at HudsonAlpha announce the surprising results of a cotton sequencing study. The goal of the project was to identify differences among wild and domesticated cotton that could be used to bring back traits...
April 14, 2020
Two Huntsville Based Companies Joining Forces to Solve a Tough Problem April 14, 2020 (Huntsville, Ala.) – The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a long-standing problem to the forefront – racial and ethnic disparities in healthca...
March 30, 2020
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is expanding its plant research through the addition of research faculty member Josh Clevenger, PhD.
March 25, 2020
In an effort to continue keeping the public informed about COVID-19, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has launched a series of educational videos to help separate fact from myth about the virus. 
March 18, 2020
The recent coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak presents enormous challenges for global health. However, there are innovative projects underway at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology contributing to the global fight against...
March 9, 2020
Huntsville, Ala. – Through numerous experiments, researchers at BioDynami, a biotech company located on the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology campus, found a new recipe for their Next Gen Sequencing tools. Known for hig...
March 8, 2020
HudsonAlpha hosted the 3rd annual HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge, HATCH 2020, where students and professionals took on challenges in biotech, genomics and genetics.
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