Recent News

May 16, 2022
Dozens of high schoolers, college students and professionals participated in HATCH, hosted by The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and Huntsville Nonprofit Urban Engine this past weekend.
May 3, 2022
PhD Student Laramie Aközbek recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship to fund a project looking at the symbiotic relationship between the Southern wax myrtle tree (Morella cerifera) and it...
April 15, 2022
The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology recently named Dr. Amit Arora to its board of directors at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Institute’s leadership. Dr. Arora is medical director of Huntsville Hospital’s...
April 13, 2022
The HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge, or HATCH, is a life sciences hackathon where participants compete to solve real-world issues faced by researchers in genomics, genetics and biotechnology. This year’s event will take place in pers...
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 ...
March 24, 2022
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Today, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology launched a new startup business accelerator focused on advancements in the agriculture technology sector. The announcement was made during a roundtable of agr...
March 15, 2022
With the support of Mars, HudsonAlpha Faculty Investigator Josh Clevenger, PhD, will work to create more sustainable crops that use less water and fewer pesticides, promoting regenerative agriculture and safer, more durable harves...
February 21, 2022
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has launched the search for a new vice president for educational outreach with the goal of having a leader in place before July 1.
February 16, 2022
IMIDomics is a HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology Associate Company SAN RAFAEL, Calif. & BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IMIDomics, Inc., a privately held global biotechnology company focused on the discover...
February 10, 2022
In honor of International Day of Girls and Women in Science, learn about the journeys that some of the women of HudsonAlpha have taken through the wonderful world of science. Their stories and advice offer inspiration and encourag...
February 10, 2022
As HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology continues its rapid economic growth and advancements in genomics and life science research, the HudsonAlpha board of directors announced today the expansion of its executive leadership te...
February 7, 2022
Postdoctoral fellow Sarah Carey, PhD, recently received a two-year, $225,000 postdoctoral fellowship from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) to develop genomic tools to sustai...
February 3, 2022
Scientists at HudsonAlpha published a paper in Clinical Cancer Research describing the results of a study that explored gene expression and metabolic signatures in ovarian cancer to discover both markers of treatment response and ...
January 31, 2022
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology announced that faculty member and co-director of the HudsonAlpha Genome Sequencing Center Jane Grimwood, PhD, has been appointed as the Loretta Purdy Spencer Chair in Genomics. The new cha...
January 27, 2022
Jason brings 20 years of experience to lead Acclinate’s business development. ‍January 20, 2022 (Huntsville, Alabama) – Acclinate hires Jason Rupp as Head of Business Development effective January 20, 2022. Rupp brings n...
January 20, 2022
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology is proud to announce and welcome Percy Goode as the Director of Business Development. Goode will be responsible for business development and driving collaborations. In addition, he will be...
January 18, 2022
College students gain valuable biotech experience in summer program January 18, 2022 (Huntsville, Ala.) – Christian Readus, a junior studying chemistry at Alabama A&M University, had little exposure to scientific lab researc...
December 23, 2021
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the HudsonAlpha cafe will be closed for the holidays beginning December 24th and will reopen on January 4th. If you would like to support the HudsonAlpha Foundation with a year-end gift,...
December 21, 2021
In 2018, a Clemson University and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology project was selected as a winner in the Cotton Sustainability Challenge, run by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, and sponsored by the Tar...
December 20, 2021
The last thing the parent of a newborn baby expects to hear is that there is something wrong with their child that has no answer. Unfortunately, for the parents of 1 in 33 newborns, this is the harrowing reality. Many critically i...
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