• Sarah Sharman
  • Posted by Sarah Sharman
June 11, 2024

Made possible by philanthropic support from Summer of STEM sponsors, this year’s summer educational programs will reach nearly 10,000 students.

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  • Sarah Sharman
  • Posted by Sarah Sharman
May 30, 2024

We live in an ever-changing and growing world. Changing climates, emerging pests,...

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  • Drew Parker
  • Posted by Drew Parker
May 29, 2024

It was thrilling to be part of the recent groundbreaking of the Wiregrass Innovation Center in downtown Dothan. The Wiregrass Innovation Center will be a place for visionaries to shape the future of the Wiregrass and the world.

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Since 2008

Genomic Research
at HudsonAlpha

Since opening its doors in 2008, HudsonAlpha has further secured its role as a global leader in biotechnology and genomic research. We’ve made discoveries in ALS, childhood genetic disorders and kidney cancer; expanded research in bipolar and schizophrenia and continued critical research in other devastating conditions, including cancer, Parkinson’s, lupus, multiple sclerosis and more.

Our agriscience team specializes in applying genomic techniques to understand how plants function in response to environmental stimuli. The HudsonAlpha Genome Sequencing Center is a global leader in providing de novo whole genome sequencing, assembly and analysis.

Innovation at HudsonAlpha

The founders of HudsonAlpha were entrepreneurs who prioritized establishing an entrepreneurial ecosystem and atmosphere of collaboration. For those ready to move discoveries, breakthroughs, or advancements into a new biotech company, HudsonAlpha should be the destination.

HudsonAlpha is an established bioscience campus that connects academic research scientists, entrepreneurs, business veterans, educators, the future workforce, and those that are applying the power of genomics to human health and agriculture. This combination makes a sum far more valuable than the individual parts.

HudsonAlpha offers a talented and available biotech workforce, world-class space, strategic location, and business-friendly environment, making it an ideal location for biotech companies. Companies active in drug discovery and development, medical devices, diagnostics, bioinformatics, agtech, genomic services, and more all call HudsonAlpha home. HudsonAlpha’s Economic Development team is ready to support site selectors to ensure successful relocations and expansions.


Biotech Companies


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Educational Outreach
at HudsonAlpha

HudsonAlpha’s Educational Outreach team inspires and trains the next generation of life science researchers and workforce while building a more genomically-literate society. The dynamic educators at HudsonAlpha reach students, educators, medical practitioners, and the community through hands-on classroom modules, in-depth school and workshop experiences along with digital learning opportunities. HudsonAlpha also provides educational opportunities for healthcare providers and learning tools for patients who are making medical decisions using their personal genomic information.

Tiny Expeditions Season 5

Genetics and biotechnology are everywhere in pop culture these days. But have you ever wondered if the science behind those movies and TV shows is realistic? In Season 5, we’re getting pop cultured! We’ll explore the ethics of gene editing, see if CSI’s forensics hold up under a microscope, dissect the realities and limitations of genetic mutations, and more.
Faculty Investigators

HudsonAlpha Faculty

HudsonAlpha internationally-renowned faculty members are committed to making impactful discoveries in genomics and genetics that improve health and create a more sustainable world.

Our Vision

A thriving ecosystem that develops and applies genomic advances to make a better world.