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October 21, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
David and Barbara Roux provide historic $10 million gift to JAX
The Jackson Laboratory today announced that technology investor David Roux and his wife Barbara have gifted $10 million to support research and find cures for genetically based diseases. The center will be based at the Laboratory’s locations in both Maine and Connecticut.

October 15, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
JAX, UConn and Yale present Hartford Forum on Healthcare Innovation
National and state leaders from science, biotech, medicine, insurance, policy and economics are gathering in Hartford for a two-day forum on innovations in healthcare, organized by The Jackson Laboratory, the University of Connecticut and Yale University, Oct. 15-16.

October 6, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
JAX Genomic Medicine holding dedication ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 7
The new Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine officially opens on the afternoon of Tuesday, Oct. 7, with a dedication ceremony featuring Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, UConn President Susan Herbst, national scientific leaders and JAX senior officials.

October 6, 2014/The Jackson Laboratory
Maine Women’s Lobby endorses Question 4
Maine Women’s Lobby has endorsed Question 4 on the Maine state ballot, which seeks voter approval for $10 million in bond funds to build a cancer research center in Maine.

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