HudsonAlpha celebrates new expansion on Research Park campus

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - This morning, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology celebrated an expansion on its campus in Research Park.

Governor Robert Bentley joined city, county and state leaders to celebrate the 100,000-square-foot addition.  They also broke ground on construction.

Once complete, the building will house components of the biotech company's research, educational outreach, genomic medicine and informatics programs. It will also house new and expanding associate companies.

We'll have more coverage of the event later today on WHNT.com and in our newscasts this evening on WHNT News 19.

HudsonAlpha is located at 601 Genome Way Northwest, Huntsville, AL 35806