07 Aug 2020

Donor Story: A Life Remembered

My husband, Andy, and I recently decided to make a financial contribution to HudsonAlpha to support its mission. In return, we were offered the opportunity to name a portion of the main building and chose to honor the memory of my grandmother, Sibyl Wilkinson. Andy and I have both professionally supported the organization, served on […]...

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22 Jun 2020

HudsonAlpha receives grant to continue collaborative ALS project with Crestwood

June 22, 2020 (Huntsville, Ala.) – The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has been awarded a grant for $20,000 from the ALS Association to continue a collaborative clinical research project, Impacting ALS, with Crestwood Medical Center.  The goal of Impacting ALS is to identify genetic variants, or changes, that contribute to ALS. ALS ...

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18 Jun 2020

HudsonAlpha offers online summer learning opportunities

As many summer camps and educational opportunities have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is helping students, educators and the public continue learning with online opportunities.  “Once we made the difficult decision to cancel all in-person summer activities, our Educational Outreach team ...

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17 Jun 2020

HudsonAlpha receives $1.5M gift to name first endowed faculty chair

June 17, 2020 (Huntsville, Ala.) – A $1.5 million gift to the HudsonAlpha Foundation by Miguel “Mike” Loya, a Texas businessman and HudsonAlpha supporter, has established the first endowed faculty chair at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Richard M. Myers, PhD, Institute president and science director, has been appointed as the M.A. ...

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15 Jun 2020

HudsonAlpha Foundation to host virtual event featuring education programs

The HudsonAlpha Foundation will host Summer Sips and Science June 18 at 5:30 pm. The virtual event is free and open to the public to attend. Summer Sips and Science will feature Dasi Price, EdS, Students Experiences Lead. She will share educational outreach programs and learning opportunities to access this summer. In addition, there will […]...

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20 Apr 2020

CARES Act: Highlights and charitable giving in 2020

In response to the nation’s health crisis, the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act—or CARES Act—became law in March of 2020. While most of the act focuses on relief to individuals and businesses, there are key provisions that impact charitable giving to nonprofit organizations like the HudsonAlpha Institute. Below is a brief ...

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18 Mar 2020

HudsonAlpha fighting coronavirus with genomics expertise

The recent coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak presents enormous challenges for global health. However, there are innovative projects underway at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology contributing to the global fight against coronavirus.  The strength of HudsonAlpha lies in the culture of collaboration and a unique structure that ...

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