• Donate, Dedicate, DEFEAT.

  • Groundbreaking May 28, 2014

  • 2014-2015 Expansion

  • Cutting-edge cancer research

Our Collaborators

The Hormel Institute enjoys partnerships that enhance its cutting edge research. By combining resources and strengths with giants like University of MN, Mayo Clinic, and IBM



Our High Performance Computing (HPC) has been developed to provide state-of-the-art tools specifically to be used in biomedical research.


Decades of Discovery

Founded in 1942 by Jay C. Hormel and given to the University of Minnesota, The Hormel Institute is one of the oldest research centers in the United States.


Focused on Cancer

Cancer surpassed heart disease as the leading killer of Americans under the age of 80. The Hormel Institute is dedicated to making discoveries - as quickly as possible - to stop this devastating disease.


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801 16th Ave. N.E.
Austin, MN 55912

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2nd annual Color Dash to return to Austin this summer

June 10, 2014

Proceeds to benefit The Hormel Institute’s cancer research, Austin ArtWorks Festival Runners and walkers covered in a rainbow of colors will return to the streets and trails of Austin later this summer in an effort to support The Hormel Institute’s cancer research and the annual Austin ArtWorks Festival. Local organizers recently confirmed plans for the 2nd annual Austin Color Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m.

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