The Huntsville Times
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Interested in learning — quickly — what some of Alabama's smartest minds are working on in biotechnology? Block out April 26 from 3-6 p.m. on your calendar when theHudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology showcases its resident companies, speed-dating style.
As part of its annual celebration of DNA in April, the institute is offering what it calls "short, spirited presentations" by representatives of 10 companies on its campus. HudsonAlpha, the non-profit cornerstone of a growing biotech campus in Huntsville's Cummings Research Park, has a three-part mission of genetic research, education, and incubating new biotech businesses. This year, the DNA Day emphasis is on education and business development as a way to show the economic value of science to Alabama and the value of science education to the future.