Our experts turn what couldn’t be done into what we can’t live without. By translating research into innovation, we act as catalysts that save lives and cultivate Birmingham's biotech scene.
With precision, we transform ideas into discoveries. We see possibilities before they exist and activate scientific progress that is purposeful. We move science because the promise of a brighter future moves us.
We work with more than 150 industry and academic partners to drive scientific discoveries. From drug discovery to development to carbon capture and environmental health sciences, every layer of our scientific and professional teams serves a fundamental role in moving science.
Our teams work to discover treatments and cures for diseases like cancer, Parkinson’s and COVID-19. In concert with state and national partners, we research solutions that prevent disease, improve quality of life and reduce health disparities across the U.S.
We are committed to scientific and operational excellence in support of our clients’ objectives. With expertise in bioanalytical sciences, medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, cancer, infectious diseases, and toxicology, we support the entire drug discovery and development pipeline as well as testing of environmental and occupational hazards.
Southern Research is a national leader in innovative solutions for clean energy, air and water. In partnership with leading utilities, government agencies, academic institutions, and others, we work to improve the health conditions of our communities.
We activate the next generation of scientists through our STEM education programming, field trips, in-class demonstrations, and camp activities. Our experts create fun laboratory experiments and STEM experiences with real-world applications.
We have commercial, government, and industry partnership opportunities. Our work includes licensing patents, co-investing in furthering intellectual property, collaborating to create new intellectual property, and leveraging research to drive biotechnology product development.Partner with Us
This year marked a series of strategic decisions that paved the way for substantial investment in our Birmingham facilities and a significant expansion of our core mission to drive biomedical research. Read about our renewed vision, bold strategy and stories from our community of science in our 2021-2022 Year in Review.Read Report
Our experts are leaders in the innovation of biotech solutions for our partners. See how our community of science can support your clinical and preclinical research.Learn More
Our vibrant teams of experts and professional staff are dedicated to driving scientific breakthroughs that improve our community and help heal the world.
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In our 80-year legacy, Southern Research has helped shape the modern science community locally and nationally. Every layer of our team of scientific and professional staff serves a fundamental role in moving science. Grow your career alongside a team dedicated to healing the world.Grow Your Career
We’re making Birmingham the biotech hub of the southeast. Coming in 2024, our new biotech center will feature 60,000 sq ft of commercial wet labs, A/BSL-3 space, and data science facilities. We’re investing in renovations of 40,000 sq ft of facilities including vivarium space and a new clinical diagnostics lab. Our team will grow 125 scientific jobs and help shape the future of biotech in Alabama.Learn More
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Kratos (Nasdaq: KTOS) recently purchased the Southern Research engineering division to form Kratos SRE and will maintain operations in Birmingham with the goal to grow and create more than 150 new local jobs.
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