January 19, 2021
The Alabama Genomic Health Initiative was established to address this barrier in access to genomic literacy and services at a statewide level. The results of the AGHI study to date were recently published in Genetics in Medicine. ...
January 18, 2021
As this commemorative day is recognized as a day of service and unity, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the spirit of collaboration and its influence in shaping Dr. King’s global vision and call for the establishment of a...
January 15, 2021
In its 13th year, the BioTrain internship program gives students engaging experiences in a wide variety of positions with the Institute and associate companies on the HudsonAlpha campus.
January 13, 2021
By: Sarah Sharman, PhD, Science writer A lot of fuel is required to keep our country running. Americans consume an average of 390 million gallons of motor gasoline and 197 million gallons of aviation gasoline, per day, to fuel pla...
December 22, 2020
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the HudsonAlpha Foundation will be closed for the holidays beginning December 24th and will reopen on January 4th. If you would like to make a year-end gift, you may send a check made o...
HudsonAlpha contributes to best practice recommendations for using whole-genome sequencing to diagnose patients with rare disease
December 18, 2020
December 18, 2020 (Huntsville, AL) – Through his role as the medical director of the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine, Dr. David Bick, MD, who also serves as chief medical officer and Faculty Investigator at the HudsonAl...
Cats with spontaneous neurological disease help lead to the identification of a gene involved in brain development
December 17, 2020
A research team from HudsonAlpha and Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine have identified a gene involved in the development of the cerebral cortex.
GeneCapture wins contract with Defense Health Agency for rapid wound pathogen detection and antibiotic susceptibility testing
December 16, 2020
GeneCapture technology directed at rapid treatment of wound infections December 16, 2020 (Huntsville, Ala.) – GeneCapture and subcontractor Canvas Inc. were recently awarded a $250,000 Phase I Small Business Innovative Resear...
December 15, 2020
By: Sarah Sharman, PhD, Science Writer Did you know that chemotherapy was born out of the trenches of World War I? While working on an antidote for mustard gas, a nasty chemical weapon used by both sides during the war, scientists...
December 2, 2020
December 2, 2020 (Huntsville, Ala.) – The HudsonAlpha Foundation and Mrs. Linda Smith announced today the creation of the Smith Family Chair in Genomics at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. The Smith Family Cha...
November 24, 2020
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announces the publication of its annual guidebook, Biotechnology Discoveries and Applications: Extensions to High School Science Curriculum.
HudsonAlpha’s genomic expertise leading to better understanding of SARS-CoV-2’s impact to the State of Alabama
November 23, 2020
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology today announced the ongoing efforts in support of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey’s work to respond to and mitigate COVID-19.
HudsonAlpha scientists named among the world’s most highly cited researchers for seventh year running
November 18, 2020
Three scientists from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology were named to the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate.
HudsonAlpha researchers provide recommended measures for the care of patients with genetic disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic
November 17, 2020
Although the scientific and medical communities continue to learn more about the novel coronavirus each day, there is still little known about the risks for morbidity and mortality that this pandemic carries for different categori...
November 11, 2020
By: Sarah Sharman, PhD, Science writer At-home DNA testing. Familial DNA searching. Elective genomic screening. Chances are you have probably heard these terms in the news, on your favorite crime drama, or on a television commerci...
November 1, 2020
An international research team, including researchers from HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Faculty Investigator Kankshita Swaminathan’s lab, has sequenced the full genome of an ornamental variety of miscanthus, a wild pe...
October 28, 2020
In celebration of the thirty-year anniversary of the inception of the Human Genome Project, HudsonAlpha Faculty Investigators reflect on the monumental accomplishments and lasting legacy of the project.
October 27, 2020
HUNSTVILLE, Ala., October 27, 2020 – Transomic Technologies, a leading functional genomics laboratory located on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, announced today that it has become a member of Scientis...
October 26, 2020
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announced today that Darrell Ezell, PhD, will join the Institute as the Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.