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Boeing grant expands institute's professional educator experience

A generous Boeing grant will help HudsonAlpha's educational outreach team launch another new program.

Raising the Trajectory: Next Steps for Advancing Teacher Development will take graduates of the institute's Genetic Technologies for Alabama Classrooms to the next level. The nearly $14,000 grant will enable 10 GTAC graduates to attend the National Association of Biology Teachers conference in Atlanta this fall.

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Boys and Girls Club teens explore biotech

Twenty teens from the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Alabama had a DNA extraction with BGC change of heart about life sciences after a field trip to HudsonAlpha on Wednesday, July 3. The group of students, ages 13-17, came mostly from the organization's Sparkman and Seminole centers.

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HudsonAlpha Journal — Volume 5, Issue 6

July 2, 2013

 

BioTrain students dive into biotech internships

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BioTrain students dive into biotech internships

This summer marks the fifth year of BioTrain, HudsonAlpha's signature internship program. More than 250 students, rising high school juniors through graduate students, applied for 27 available positions.

"We have a great diversity this year, in both background and age," said Adam Hott, Ed.D., coordinator of educational outreach. 

Anna Willis is a University of Alabama senior who is working on a double major in biology and chemistry. She heard about BioTrain from a friend. Willis landed an internship with resident associate company Serina Therapeutics.

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