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March 23, 2023
Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology will create genomic data at a scale beyond anything previously possible thanks to a new PacBio Revio sequencing machine received earlier today.
March 23, 2023
The results of the largest study to date looking at genetic modifiers of the age of onset of dementia were recently published in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association. Cochran, along with collaborators...
March 21, 2023
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology’s new partnership is empowering a local community to engage in genomics by beginning a first-of-its-kind collaboration.
March 21, 2023
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology’s Educational Outreach public education program gets a new look, just in time for the Institute’s 15th Anniversary.
March 21, 2023
Coders from across the country came to HudsonAlpha for the 6th annual HudsonAlpha Tech Challenge to solve biotechnology, genomics and science communications challenges
March 6, 2023
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 carbo...
February 2, 2023
HudsonAlpha researchers identified transcription factors that may be involved in altered gene expression seen in Alzheimer’s disease. In a recent study, the team, led by Lindsay Rizzardi, PhD from Dr. Rick Myers’ lab, used sin...
January 27, 2023
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology invites the public to celebrate its 15-year anniversary throughout 2023. The Institute’s grand opening took place on National DNA Day, April 25, 2008, which commemorates the discovery of t...
January 24, 2023
Cybersecurity company and sustainable agriculture organization join more than 50 other associate companies.  A late holiday gift for the HudsonAlpha campus as two new associate companies joined its growing list of companies on it...
January 10, 2023
Alex Harkess, PhD, received a late holiday gift from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his hard work at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. Dr. Harkess was recently awarded a five-year, $1.6 million NSF CAREER gra...
December 30, 2022
Researchers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology recently published a paper in the American Journal of Human Genetics associating genetic variation in a gene called ZMYM3 with neurodevelopmental disorders. The kicker? Th...
December 16, 2022
In Yellowstone National Park, black bears outnumber their brownish-colored grizzly bear cousins, and in coastal areas of the Pacific Northwest, if someone says “brown bear,” they mean grizzly bear. But not all brown bears are ...
December 12, 2022
In 2022, HudsonAlpha announced the expansion of its physical footprint outside of its longtime home in Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama. Through a partnership with the city of Dothan, HudsonAlpha launched the HudsonAl...
November 23, 2022
A section leader for the mellophones for the Marching Maroon and White. A chemistry major proving to everyone that she belongs in the field. Miss Oakwood University. A soon-to-be-graduate figuring out exactly what she is meant to ...
October 25, 2022
When philanthropist Kathy L. Chan first heard HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology’s plan to build a greenhouse on its campus to advance the work of its Center for Plant Science and Sustainable Agriculture, she saw the possib...
October 20, 2022
Agtech Investment Accelerator kicks off with the first five high-growth startups to receive $100K each and 12 weeks of concierge mentorship and coaching
September 21, 2022
Two HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology faculty investigators were awarded a grant from the Muscular Dystrophy Association for their project, “Long-read sequencing to diagnose neuromuscular disorders.” 
September 15, 2022
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology President Neil Lamb, PhD, announced Dean M. Mitchell as the director of HudsonAlpha Wiregrass.
September 12, 2022
HudsonAlpha researchers were part of a team that sequenced the first full-length genome of the Ceratopteris richardii fern species.  Ferns have large genomes, containing one of the highest chromosome counts of any plant. A team o...
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