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

Jennifer Hall, PhD
Chief, Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine
American Heart Association

12-1 pm, HudsonAlpha Auditorium

Title: Precision Medicine: Now and Beyond

Host: Jozef Lazar, MD, PhD

John Schimenti, PhD
Cornell University Ithaca, NY

12-1 pm, HudsonAlpha Auditorium

Title: Genetics of infertility and genome maintenance in mammalian germ cell development

Host: Greg Barsh, MD, PhD

Philip M. Farrell, MD, PhD
University of Wisconsin

12-1 pm, HudsonAlpha Auditorium

Title: Genetic and Genomic Sequencing in Cystic Fibrosis

Host: Liz Worthey, PhD

Research Seminars News

December 11, 2017
Deanna Church, PhD, presented a seminar titled “High Resolution Biology with 10x” for a HudsonAlpha Research Seminar at on December 13, 2017. Dr. Church is the senior director of applications at 10x Genomics. In this ...
December 7, 2017
Kranthi Varala, PhD, a member of the faculty at Purdue University, presented a HudsonAlpha Research Seminar on December 6 titled “Ripples in transcriptional networks: Dynamic regulatory networks in plant nitrogen signaling....
November 30, 2017
HudsonAlpha Research Seminars hosted Natalie Rasgon, MD, PhD, for a public presentation on November 29. Her talk was titled “Mental Illness and Allostatic Load: the 3Ds of insulin resistance.” Dr. Rasgon is a professor...


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