HudsonAlpha Research Seminars

The HudsonAlpha Research Seminars bring together experts in genetics, genomics, biotechnology, bioinformatics, medicine and immunology for free, public presentations and debate among the scientific community. The seminars also provide valuable academic learning and discussion opportunities for scientists training in labs at HudsonAlpha and at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Seminars are hosted by researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology from October through May.

Upcoming Research Seminars

For more information about HudsonAlpha Seminars, please contact Kathy Rader at

Nancy Cox, PhD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

12-1 pm, HudsonAlpha Auditorium

Title: Integrating omics and biobank data for new kinds of discovery and translation

Host: Howard Jacob, PhD

Natalie Rasgon, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine

12-1 pm, HudsonAlpha Auditorium

Title: Mental illness and allostatic load: the 3Ds of insulin resistance

Host: Richard Myers, PhD

Kranthi Varala, PhD
Purdue University

12-1 pm, HudsonAlpha Auditorium

Host: Kankshita Swaminathan, PhD

Research Seminars News

November 15, 2017
Nancy Cox, PhD, a quantitative human geneticist at Vanderbilt Univeristy, presented a talk is titled “Integrating omics and biobank data for new kinds of discovery and translation” for a HudsonAlpha Research Seminar on Novemb...
November 2, 2017
Mick Edmonds, PhD, presented a talk titled “Identifying ncRNA necessary for lung cancer progression” for the HudsonAlpha Research Seminar on November 1 in the HudsonAlpha auditorium.  Edmonds obtained both his BS and...
October 26, 2017
Henry T. (Hank) Greely, director of Stanford University’s Center for Law and the Biosciences and its Program on Neuroscience in Society, gave a HudsonAlpha Research Seminar on Wednesday, October 25 to a packed auditorium. F...


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