The Power of ThoughtIt’s that time of year when the HudsonAlpha Institute doors open and the public is invited to come in for tours, talks and hands-on experiments. On Friday, April 23, celebrate DNA Day at HudsonAlpha and learn about the institute’s mission and work.

Festivities will kick off at noon with a dedication of the newly installed sculpture Power of Thought, located near the entrance of the HudsonAlpha Institute.  Tours and hands-on experiments begin at 1 p.m.  Click here for directions to the institute.

DNA Day schedule:

NoonDedication of Power of Thought. This sculpture by Victor Issa, was gifted to the institute by HudsonAlpha co-founder Jim Hudson.
1 – 4 p.m.Tours, hands-on learning with DNA extractions and a new lab Risky Business, DNA Day Art Exhibition
1:30 – 2:15 p.m.Talk – Biotech 101 with Dr. Neil Lamb, director of educational outreach
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.Talk – State of the Institute with Dr. Rick Myers, president and director