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Southern Research awards more than $2.7 million in biotech funding

Southern Research has awarded more than $2.7 million to eight biotech companies through its new Therapeutics Development Fund.

Ground lease clears way for commercial development of new Southtown site in Birmingham

A mixed-use development on the former site of the Southtown Court public housing community is moving forward after the signing of a ground lease.

Guest Column: Alabama needs a biotech training center to support a vital, growing industry

A biotech training center and research and development corridors could unlock a growing economic sector in Alabama.

Historic Alabama: Tubes and testing…

Wilson Dam, in North Alabama, predates the Tennessee Valley Authority.

Birmingham hosts biotechnology conference

Experts in life sciences, innovation and economic development will be in Birmingham this week for a three-day biotechnology conference

HudsonAlpha opens Discovery Life Sciences headquarters

Discovery Life Sciences today opened its new global headquarters on the Huntsville campus of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

Governor advances bioeconomy with technician program

The new bioscience technician program is open to candidates with a high school diploma.

Southern Research seeks biotech startups for new incubator space

Birmingham-based Southern Research is taking applications for biotech startups to move into an incubator facility it’s building on its campus

GeneCapture awarded $1 million Army contract

The contract adds invasive fungal pathogen probes to the current bacterial and viral panel, making it easier to identify and treat infections.

Study: HudsonAlpha has had $4.2 billion impact on Alabama economy

The biotech and agricultural research institute has increased its economic impact by 31% in last two years.

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