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January 10, 2020
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is teaming with Acclinate Genetics and Urban Engine to design and grow the HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge (HATCH) for a third year. HATCH is a life sciences hackathon where participants comp...
January 10, 2020
Neil Lamb presented at the annual American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) meeting in October 2019 and discussed the importance of genetic and genomic literacy. “There are lots of things that I have been privileged to do ...
December 20, 2019
December 16, 2019
Huntsville, Ala. – Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have learned new information about genetic risk factors that may contribute to dementia, potentially pushing the medical field closer to early detecti...
December 16, 2019
A team of researchers at HudsonAlpha helped provide genetic context to Alabamians with early-onset dementia, giving them a more complete picture of their affliction and how it might affect their family.
December 16, 2019
Huntsville, Ala. – As Acclinate Genetics expands its efforts to garner diverse participation in clinical and genetic research, it is with high expectations that the company welcomes Tatayana Rice as an intern. Tatayana Rice is...
December 13, 2019
HudsonAlpha has a few gifts that are one-of-a-kind, from real-life experiences in a genetics lab to a role in the world-changing research we do here at the Institute.
December 9, 2019
Three scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology have been named among the world’s most highly cited researchers, according to an annual list produced by the Web of Science Group.
November 25, 2019
The Smith Family Clinic for Genomic is celebrating four years since its grand opening on the HudsonAlpha campus. Since 2015, the clinic has seen more than 300 patients and continued to find answers for patients with rare and undia...
November 25, 2019
“Years went by, and we knew nothing.” This is a common phrase heard at the Smith Family Clinic for Genomic Medicine. Usually from a patient or family member who has spent years searching for a diagnosis for themselves, or a lo...
November 18, 2019
HudsonAlpha Co-Founder Lonnie McMillian was recognized for his innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership at the Alabama Business Hall of Fame inductee ceremony on Nov. 7, 2019. His daughter, Sue Whitehead discussed his legacy a...
November 12, 2019
CNBC recently featured HudsonAlpha and resident associate company Serina Therapeutics in a special report about economic growth in the Rocket City. From 2000 to 2017, the Huntsville metro area grew employment by 32%, or twice the ...
November 8, 2019
Governor Kay Ivey was presented with a plan to improve STEM education across the state and create a workforce pipeline critical to filling the more than 850,000 STEM-related occupations that will be needed in the state by 2026.
November 7, 2019
HudsonAlpha hosted its 11th annual Tie the Ribbons event today where more than 1,300 members of the community convened at the Von Braun Center to hear about the Institute's breast and ovarian cancer programs.
November 5, 2019
At HudsonAlpha, casual gatherings can lead to incredible research opportunities. Most recently at the Institute, a fortuitous encounter at a HudsonAlpha mixer led to a collaboration that will search for new ways to treat pancreati...
November 4, 2019
HudsonAlpha was recently featured on an episode of “Impact with Kenny Anderson,” a local television production of the City of Huntsville’s Office of Multicultural Affairs that highlights positive community initi...
October 28, 2019
We can’t be afraid to collaborate to accomplish common goals Huntsville, Ala. – Acclinate Genetics – a minority owned, Huntsville based company, strives to achieve health equity and personalized healthcare for all by diver...
October 18, 2019
With this award, HudsonAlpha will use long-read whole genome sequencing technologies to generate genetic data on about 6,000 samples from participants of different backgrounds.
October 17, 2019
HudsonAlpha scientists secured a grant to create a high quality map of relatively unexplored genetic regions of the brain, specifically looking for the effects of Alzheimer disease. Jacob Loupe, PhD, a senior scientist at HudsonAl...
October 17, 2019
After losing his daughter to breast cancer, Dr. Charles Horton of Huntsville, Ala. decided to learn more about his cancer risk, and his grandchildren’s risk, through HudsonAlpha’s Information is Power initiative. With ...
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