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February 17, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
Researchers find link between gene elements and autoimmune diseases
Investigators with the National Institutes of Health and The Jackson Laboratory have discovered the genomic switches of a blood cell key to regulating the human immune system.

February 12, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
Cancer’s proteomic instability offers a new treatment approach
Exploiting one characteristic of cancer—proteomic instability—could be a way of combating that very cancer, a Jackson Laboratory research team led by Chengkai Dai, M.D., Ph.D., reports.

February 3, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
Two JAX scientists named to chairs of genomics, computational biology
Professors Gary Churchill, Ph.D., and Yijun Ruan, Ph.D., have been appointed to new chairs in genomics and computational biology: Churchill as the Karl Gunner Johansson Chair and Ruan as the Florine Deschenes Roux Chair.

February 2, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
Senior director, strategic communications and public relations hired
Stephanie Wasco, a communications professional with more than 15 years’ experience in science, technology and nonprofit organizations, is the new senior director of strategic communications and public relations for The Jackson Laboratory.

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