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The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville leads the nation in research on the human genome.  The non-profit institute is on 153 acres in the Cummings Research Park Biotechnology Campus — the nation’s second largest research park. Housed in a 270,000-square-foot facility, HudsonAlpha has a three-fold mission of conducting genomics-based research to improve human health and well-being, sparking economic development, and providing educational outreach to nurture the next generation of biotech researchers and entrepreneurs.

Research there focuses on cancer, neurological and psychological disorders, childhood genetic disorders, immunogenomics, and agriculture and bioenergy. Researchers apply cutting-edge genomic technology across a wide spectrum of biology and biomedical research to lead world changing discoveries. HudsonAlpha is as well known for its contributions to workforce as its accolades in bioscience and technology. Hands-on classroom modules, summer camp experiences, seminars and series all help build the next generation of biotech researchers and entrepreneurs. The institute publicly presents classes in seminar form and sells out anticipated series as soon as tickets go on sale.

Resident associate companies include:

  • Diatherix Laboratories
  • Envision Genomics
  • ThermoFisher Inc.
  • iCubate Inc.
  • Foresight Biosciences Inc.
  • iXpress Genes
  • Microarrays, Inc.
  • Concero Scientific
  • iRepertoire Inc.
  • Conversant Bio
  • Kailos Genetics Inc.
  • Serina Therapeutics Inc.
  • GeneCapture
  • Celsion
2,000 +

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