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January 15, 2019
The BioTrain Internship offers students the opportunity to connect classwork with real‐world job experience and gain skills and knowledge that will prepare them for careers in biotechnology and related fields. Summer positions a...
January 7, 2019
HudsonAlpha announced today that Danny Windham will join the Institute as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Windham brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to HudsonAlpha, serving as President and COO at Adtran (2005 - 200...
January 4, 2019
The Biotech 201 series is a follow-on course for those who have completed Biotech 101. The course is offered each February as four weekly sessions led by Neil Lamb, PhD, HudsonAlpha’s Vice President for Educational Outreach. Eac...
January 2, 2019
December 21, 2018
When the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology opened its doors in 2008, founders Jim Hudson and Lonnie McMillian envisioned a place where scientists, entrepreneurs and educators would come together to solve some of the world’...
December 19, 2018
David Bick, MD, published a paper laying out a system for vendors to classify elective genetic tests, which are rapidly growing in popularity but have no universal framework to help patients and physicians compare the various tes...
December 19, 2018
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is teaming up with Urban Engine to host the second HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge February 22-24, 2019. This life sciences hackathon brings together students and professionals who attempt to...
December 18, 2018
Your gift today makes a huge impact to fuel tomorrow’s discoveries and to educate the next generation of students. HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will be closed for the holidays beginning December 24 and will reop...
December 11, 2018
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology’s Le Su, PhD, received $25,000 in support from the 2018 AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant to study a genetic mutation common across all cancer types. This grant will allow Su...
December 10, 2018
Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have pinpointed a previously unknown cause of a serious seizure disorder most common in babies, potentially opening the door to new diagnostic and treatment options for in...
December 5, 2018
Four scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology made Clarivate Analytics’ 2018 list of Highly Cited Researchers. The list requires a citation count that ranks a researcher in the top 1% in their field. It measured...
December 4, 2018
Scientists from the Myers Lab at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology contributed to finding a newly-identified risk factor for one of the more common forms of early-onset dementia. The finding will help researchers by narr...
December 3, 2018
Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have newly linked a gene to developmental disability, showing the promise of international collaboration to solve the genetic mysteries that can leave patients searching f...
November 26, 2018
#GivingTuesday is a movement that has been supported by people all around the world. Millions of people have collaborated through the power of social media to champion their causes and help their communities. Support HudsonAlpha t...
November 16, 2018
Huntsville, Ala. – Stacey Brewer, executive coordinator for Neil Lamb, PhD, at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, was recently appointed as board chair for the International Association of Administrative Professionals ...
November 15, 2018
Huntsville, Ala. – The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine – a genomics medical office on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology – announced today that Carol Aiken, CMM, clinical operations administra...
November 14, 2018
Benjamin F. Voight, PhD, spoke to researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology as part of the Institute’s fall seminar series. Voight comes to the Institute by way of the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman Sch...
November 14, 2018
Katreena Mullican, HudsonAlpha technology director and cloud whisperer, will deliver the keynote address at the WeRockIT Conference May 3-4, 2019. WeRockIT Conf is an annual two-day conference that features all disciplines of tech...
November 8, 2018
HudsonAlpha announced today that the Russel Hill Cancer Foundation will sponsor the Information is Power initiative through 2019. The announcement was made at the sold-out Tie the Ribbons luncheon, which raises funds and awareness...
November 7, 2018
Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology welcomed Ellis Neufeld, MD, PhD, for the fall seminar series. Neufeld, clinical director, physician-in-chief and executive vice president of St. Jude Children’s Research...
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