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May 19, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
Kenneth Fasman, Ph.D., named new Jackson Laboratory vice president for strategic initiatives
Kenneth H. Fasman, Ph.D., a biomedical researcher whose work in the academic, nonprofit and business sectors has made him a leader in scientific collaborative research management, has been named The Jackson Laboratory’s new vice president for strategic initiatives.

May 18, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
New online CME: Preparing patients for cancer genetic testing
A new, online Jackson Laboratory Continuing Medical Education (CME) program is designed for physicians to better prepare patients for cancer genetic testing.

May 15, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
Maine students enjoy success at Intel International Science & Engineering Fair
Maine high school students who won the first three places in the 2015 Maine State Science Fair (MSSF), which The Jackson Laboratory presented in March in collaboration with the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, racked up some impressive awards at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair this week.

May 4, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
The Jackson Laboratory, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute announce new cooperative agreementTwo international centers for mammalian genetics, The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) and the Australian Regenerative Medicine (ARMI) at Monash University, have entered an agreement to establish several cooperative programs and activities.


May 4, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
The Jackson Laboratory, Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute announce new cooperative agreement
Under the agreement, the two institutions will explore opportunities for short and long-term faculty and student exchanges, and partner together in new education training and research initiatives.

May 1, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
$1.74M Maine Technology Asset Fund award to support Ellsworth facility
Bar Harbor, Maine The Maine Technology Institute has made a $1,740,000 award to The Jackson Laboratory from the Maine Technology Asset Fund to develop a next-generation vivarium, a facility to maintain research mouse models, at the institutions Ellsworth location.

May 1, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
JAX hosts annual meeting of New England Regional Genetics Group in Connecticut on May 1
The event at JAX Genomic Medicine signals a new partnership based on both institutions’ efforts to expand professional training for genetics professionals.

April 2, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
Rogers among top winners at Connecticut Technology Council Women of Innovation Awards
Yu-Hui Rogers, site director of The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, was among the winners at the Connecticut Technology Council's 11th annual Women of Innovation Awards Gala in Southington, Conn., on April 1.

March 24, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
International mammalian genetics leader joins JAX as Scientific Director
Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., F.Med.Sci., a world-renowned researcher and leader in mammalian molecular genetics, will join The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) as Scientific Director of the institution's Mammalian Genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine.

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