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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.
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.
November 19, 2020
November 18, 2020
Three scientists from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology were named to the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate.
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, 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 commercial. A...
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.
October 19, 2020
Huntsville, AL  (October 19, 2020)  – GeneCapture, a company developing products for commercial and government applications for point of care diagnostics, announced today the world’s first multi-pathogen identification using...
October 15, 2020
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – October 15,  2020 – Kailos Genetics announces the launch of Assure Sentinel, a first-of-its-kind workplace viral suppression program that tests organizations for COVID-19 on a frequent and recurring basis. ...
October 14, 2020
Researchers at HudsonAlpha contribute valuable information to the ongoing discussion surrounding the accuracy of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
October 6, 2020
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – October 6, 2020 – Kailos Genetics, a CLIA-certified genetic sequencing company, announced they have entered into a partnership with Intermountain Healthcare to establish a pharmacogenetic testing platform fo...
October 5, 2020
Road trips result in the first shattering gene found in a wild population For years, Elizabeth (Toby) Kellogg and other researchers at the Danforth Plant Science Center (Danforth Center) drove up and down the highways of the conti...
October 5, 2020
HudsonAlpha Faculty Investigator Jane Grimwood, PhD, was named a Woman of Impact by Alabama multimedia company Yellowhammer News. In its third year, the Women of Impact Awards celebrates strong women who shape and propel Alabama....
October 1, 2020
With the biotechnology industry leading the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, BIO Alabama will host industry thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, and academics at the organization’s first conference in five years on Oct. 5-9.
September 21, 2020
Researchers, like those at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, work tirelessly to gain a better understanding of the cause and pathology of Alzheimer disease in hopes that they can design more effective methods for treati...
September 14, 2020
Americans consume about 700 million pounds of peanut butter each year, but how much do you actually know about the star of the nutty spread?  For starters, peanuts are not actually nuts. Because the edible seeds are enclosed in a...
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