Biotech Basics

The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has shared the stories of genomic research with educators and learners for more than a decade. Each article is designed to help each of us understand biotechnology basics and the tools and technologies that improve quality of life.

Do you want to help your students grasp foundational biotechnology concepts? Check out these Alabama Course of Study aligned articles written in student and public-friendly language.

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Biotech Basics is a series developed by Neil Lamb, PhD, Vice President for Educational Outreach at HudsonAlpha. The archive portion of this site has been preserved as a resource. We also continue to share the very latest in genomics through Dr. Lamb’s blog, Shareable Science.