Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine

Cancer. Diabetes. Alzheimer’s. Heart Disease. Parkinson’s. The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) leads the search to cure diseases rooted in our DNA.

Founded in 1929, we are an NCI-designated Cancer Center since 1983 and an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit research organization with over 85 years of experience in genetics and genomics research. JAX blends the brightest minds with state-of-the-art resources to accelerate discovery.

Areas of Discovery (75+ Principal Investigators, >250 Ph.D.s, M.D.s, and D.V.M.s):

  • Cancer: We are a National Cancer Institute designated Cancer Center focusing on cancer initiation, progression, prevention and therapies.
  • Developmental/reproductive biology: birth defects, Down syndrome, osteoporosis, fertility
  • Immunology: HIV-AIDS, anemia, autoimmunity, cancer immunology, immune disorders, lupus, transplant rejection
  • Metabolic diseases: atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, microbiome
  • Neurobiology: blindness, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, deafness, epilepsy, glaucoma, macular degeneration, neurodegenerative diseases
  • Neurobehavioral disorders: autism, addiction, depression

Supporting Global Research:

  • The JAX Mouse Repository and Scientific Services are among the premier resources available for biomedical research.
  • 2.5 million JAX® Mice are distributed annually to more than 900 institutions in 56 countries.

Committed to Education:

  • Summer Student Program (undergrad & high school)
  • Teaching the Genome Generation Short Course
  • Ph.D. programs: U. Maine, Tufts University and U. Connecticut
  • Courses, Conferences and Workshops
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Farmington, CT 06032 USA

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