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Jeremy Schmutz

May 30, 2024

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

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October 13, 2023

Consumers will now be able to purchase the first ever beer brewed from Alabama-grown barley malt thanks to a state-wide project. The collaboration included experts from HudsonAlpha, Auburn University, and Alabama A&M University, and met an exciting milestone today as Braided River Brewing Company in Mobile released a new beer containing barley malt sourced in Alabama.

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May 11, 2023

HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, along with several regional collaborators, was awarded $1 million from the US National Science Foundation's Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program. They are among the more than 40 unique teams to receive one of the first-ever NSF Engines Development Awards, which aim to help partners collaborate and create economic, societal, and technological opportunities for their regions.

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February 6, 2023

Researchers at Duke University, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory were part of a team that identified sex chromosomes in Sphagnum moss species. Since the sex of peat bog mosses alters carbon storage dynamics, this information could help protect Sphagnum and reduce the likelihood of peat bogs becoming major carbon sources.

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September 12, 2022

HudsonAlpha researchers were part of a team that sequenced the first full-length...

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April 7, 2022

In their new study, the collaborative team led by researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Texas at Austin set out to investigate the effects of variation in polyploidy level on switchgrass climate adaptation by comparing the genetic diversity, environmental niche, and fitness responses across climate gradients between tetraploid and octoploid switchgrass.

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December 21, 2021

In 2018, a Clemson University and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology project was...

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July 7, 2021

A team of scientists, including several from the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS), created a valuable tool for future improvements in pecan breeding by sequencing the complete genomes of four varieties of the cultivated pecan tree.

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February 10, 2021

HudsonAlpha researchers were part of a multinational team that have been studying the genome of a plant called switchgrass for over a decade. New results from their efforts were published in the journal Nature in January 2021.

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