News highlights of FY2011
Professor Simon John, Ph.D., found new genetic clues to different forms of glaucoma as well as ways to detect and target early disease processes.
The Laboratory’s new high-tech energy plant, the first of its kind in North America, burns Maine-grown wood and will reduce fuel oil consumption by more than a million gallons a year.
Assistant Professor Chengkai Dai, Ph.D., won the prestigious five-year award for his research into the role of the body’s stress response system in cancer.
ALN Magazine recognized the Laboratory’s new Importation and Isolation facility for outstanding achievements in its design and construction.
The Jackson Laboratory received awards as one of the “Best Places to Work in Academia” nationally and as one of the “Best Employers in Maine.”
An international team led by Professor Gary Churchill, Ph.D., finds that the laboratory mice of today came from only a few “fancy mice” ancestors.
Assistant Professor Greg Carter, Ph.D., began his scientific career as a particle physicist but was drawn to the data-intense world of genetic modeling.
The “JAX track” program in mammalian genetics offers students in-depth research and training opportunities at both institutions.
A joint effort to collect human tumors and accelerate the development of cancer therapies expanded with the addition of the Scripps Translational Science Institute.
Research Scientist Julie Wells, Ph.D., received a $430,000 National Cancer Institute grant for a promising new approach to studying lung cancer.