Conversant Bio Releases Normal Bone Marrow E-Book

Published by Global Leader in Tissue and Cell Samples, Guide Offers Key Information on Normal Bone Marrow to Help Researchers

Huntsville, AL—January 28, 2014 — Conversant Bio, a global leader in supplying the highest-quality human tissue and viable cell samples, today announced it is publishing a guide to the basics of normal bone marrow and how it’s used in research. The e-book A Researcher’s Guide to Normal Bone Marrow, is available as a free download at

CFDRC-developed SynVivo® recognized among “Top 10 Innovations of 2013” by The Scientist

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. December 4, 2013 – CFD Research Corporation-developed SynVivo® microfluidic cell-based assay platform has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 Innovations of 2013" by The Scientist magazine. SynVivo enables faster, more efficient drug development by combining the control of in vitro testing with the realism of in vivo studies. 

Hundreds support HudsonAlpha research through R-KIDS 5K

Despite the cold, rainy weather, hundreds of runners turned out for the first R-KIDS 5K and 1-mile fun run at the Madison City Schools Stadium Saturday.

Proceeds from the event, organized by Bob Jones High School senior David Gunther, will support HudsonAlpha's pediatric genomics program. This collaborative research effort between HudsonAlpha, UAB and North Alabama Children's Specialists seeks to identify genetic causes of developmental delay in children across the Tennesee Valley.

Huntsville's high-tech HudsonAlpha teams with sock mill, biological supply house to teach kids science

News Outlet: 
The Huntsville Times/
Date published: 
November 13, 2013

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A century-old North Carolina biological supply company, a northeast Alabama sock mill fighting to survive in a global market, and one of Huntsville's high-tech stars are teaming up to teach science to students around the world.

That's part of what Huntsville's HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology was created to do, and the institute takes the mission to a new level next week as Carolina Biological Supply Company starts selling HudsonAlpha's kits worldwide for teaching genetics.

How Science Does Creativity

News Outlet: 
Business Alabama
Date published: 
November 13, 2013

Jim Hudson describes how creativity is built into the DNA of the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.

HudsonAlpha, Science magazine to host Immunogenomics 2014

HudsonAlpha is excited to partner with Science magazine to host Immunogenomics 2014, an international and interdisciplinary conference that will bring together preeminent leaders and thinkers at the intersection of genomics and immunology. Scheduled for Sept. 29–Oct. 2, 2014, the conference will feature invited talks on topics including (but not limited to) immune regulation, susceptibility and resistance to infectious diseases, systems biology, auto-immunity, inflammation, functional genomics, and bioinformatics.

Summer 2014 opportunity for Alabama life science teachers

GTAC LogoGenetic Technologies for Alabama Classrooms a two-week teacher academy



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