Jackson Laboratory

Jackson Laboratory

Bar Harbor, ME, United States
Bar Harbor United States
Founded:
1929

The Jackson Laboratory (often abbreviated as JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution dedicated to contributing to a future of better health care based on the unique genetic makeup of each individual. With more than 1,500 employees in Bar Harbor, Maine, Sacramento, California and at a new genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, the Laboratorys mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. Wikipedia

Jackson Laboratory

Bar Harbor, ME, United States
Bar Harbor United States
Founded:
1929

The Jackson Laboratory (often abbreviated as JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution dedicated to contributing to a future of better health care based on the unique genetic makeup of each individual. With more than 1,500 employees in Bar Harbor, Maine, Sacramento, California and at a new genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, the Laboratorys mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. Wikipedia

Aug 31, 2:43 PM

Join us tomorrow for a fascinating talk on how genetics intertwines with insect social life, with University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign honeybee researcher Gene Robinson: The Edward H. Birkenmeier Lecture: https://www.jax.org/education-and-learning/course-and-conferences/birkenmeier-lecture-series

Aug 30, 1:35 PM

Amidst an opioid epidemic in Maine, we were honored to have JAX addiction researcher Vivek Kumar speak alongside Senator Angus S. King, Jr. for an important event held by Acadia Family Center, "Addiction and Mental Health: Opportunities, Solutions, Hope". Thank you to all who attended and we hope you were able to take something home from this thoughtful discussion.

Aug 21, 2:58 PM

Hey, 50-75% totality and great weather across all 3 of our JAX campuses ain't bad! #SolarEclipse2017 http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2017/08/solar_eclipse_today_map_2017_watch_time_glasses_mo.html

Aug 15, 3:00 PM

A neat Science News Magazine clip from 50 years ago describes JAX mice that are still critical for #Type2Diabetes and #obesity research today! The 2017 update: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/50-years-ago-diabetic-mice-offered-hope-understanding-human-disease