HudsonAlpha holiday gifts for the science fans in your life

We all have people in our lives that are hard to shop for in the holiday season. What do you get for people who seem to have it all? HudsonAlpha has a few gifts that are one-of-a-kind, from real-life experiences in a genetics lab to a role in the world-changing research we do here at the Institute.

Weekend Wonders Lab Experience from HudsonAlpha Spark

Ever wondered how companies take a simple cheek swab or saliva sample and extract information about your traits or family history from it? Give someone a full-day, lab-based experience, where they will learn the laboratory skills and techniques used to extract and examine DNA. Read more about it and purchase here.

Information is Power DNA Test

This take-at-home DNA test, developed and offered by Kailos Genetics, tests for the well-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, as well as several dozen other genes linked to an increased risk of developing breast, ovarian, colon and other cancers. A simple cheek swab could help empower someone you care about to make important health care decisions, or it could offer peace of mind. Gift a test here. 

Gift a Donation to HudsonAlpha

HudsonAlpha performs world-changing research on cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, agriculture for a changing climate and much more. Make a donation in someone’s name, so they can be a part of a non-profit mission that’s making a global difference. Donate here.