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August 6, 2019
Acclinate Genetics wants to ensure clinical research is truly as diverse as the world we live in  Huntsville, Ala. – Did you know? A person’s genetic ethnicity impacts their propensity for certain diseases. For example, hyper...
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August 2, 2019
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology took home a Huntsville Beautification Award for the tenth year in a row. Presented by the Huntsville Beautification Board in partnership with the City of Huntsville’s Green Team, this...
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July 25, 2019
At HudsonAlpha’s free public education seminar, Biotech 101, you will learn how biotechnology affects your everyday life. The four-week series is an introduction to the field of biotechnology and the influence of genetics on hum...
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July 23, 2019
Sorghum is one of the top five cereal crops in the world, and as academics have noted, a changing climate would make the plant even more important as a sustainable food and nutrition source. Sorghum is one of the single most effic...
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July 22, 2019
HudsonAlpha will wrap up another summer of BioTrain this Friday. Please join us in the 601 atrium Friday, July 26, at 11 am for the annual BioTrain poster session and hear what interns have been up to this summer!
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July 17, 2019
People around the world consumed nearly 7.7 million tons of chocolate in the last year, but the cacao crop that supports the production of these sweets is under significant environmental threat. Scientists at HudsonAlpha with t...
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July 8, 2019
HudsonAlpha has made a $2.45B impact on the Alabama economy, according to a recent study conducted by the Center for Management & Economic Research at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). Impacts from employment, revenu...
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June 24, 2019
A grant from the BrightFocus Foundation will bring $200,000 to HudsonAlpha with the goal of better understanding one of the key genes implicated in causing Alzheimer disease. Nick Cochran, PhD, was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowshi...
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June 17, 2019
Leaders from HudsonAlpha presented, “Genomics in Agriculture 101: Exploring the Basics,” on Capitol Hill Thursday, June 13. Members of Congress, their staff and House and Senate Committee staff members engaged with Jeremy Schm...
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June 11, 2019
To better understand the genetic basis of local adaptation, researchers from HudsonAlpha, University of Texas at Austin, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center and the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (JGI) establi...
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May 29, 2019
HudsonAlpha proudly releases its 2017-2018 Research Report, encapsulating the latest accomplishments and discoveries by HudsonAlpha researchers. The report covers work contributing to the future of our community and our planet in ...
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May 14, 2019
HUNSTVILLE, Ala., May 14, 2019– Transomic Technologies, located on the campus of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, has announced that their CRISPR whole genome arrayed library has been purchased by the Victorian Ce...
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May 7, 2019
Joe Ng and AJ Singhal of resident associate companies CFD Research Corporation and iXpressGenes spoke with The Washington Post about how iXpressGenes began collaborating with the U.S. Military to protect soldiers against biologi...
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May 3, 2019
The Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM) marked its five-year anniversary at CGM’s annual symposium on the HudsonAlpha campus. The partnership between HudsonAlpha and UAB has already enabled progress on major projects like the Alab...
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May 1, 2019
Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, along with collaborators at the University of Georgia and USDA Stoneville, have created a reference genome for Arachis hypogaea, the species of peanut that has become an i...
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May 1, 2019
Huntsville, Ala. – Scientists at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, along with collaborators at the University of Georgia & USDA Stoneville, have created a reference genome for Arachis hypogaea, the species of pean...
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April 29, 2019
Business leaders and trade specialists from across Alabama – including Amy Sturdivant, Director of Business Recruitment at HudsonAlpha, and resident associate companies SynVivo and GeneCapture – are getting an up-close look at...
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April 29, 2019
Two faculty members at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will participate in the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) working group to update standards for interpreting genetic sequence variants test results in a ...
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April 24, 2019
DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003 and the discovery of the DNA double helix in 1953. To mark this occasion, HudsonAlpha will host a virtual conversation among the Institute, classrooms a...
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April 16, 2019
The North Alabama International Trade Association (NAITA) held the inaugural NAITA Export Launch Initiative at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology on April 11, 2019. The pitch competition encouraged and awarded biotech com...
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