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March 24, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
International mammalian genetics leader Nadia Rosenthal joins The Jackson Laboratory 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.

March 16, 2015/The Jackson Laboratory
In “An Evening with Edison Liu: A Discussion on Art and Science,” Liu—an accomplished jazz and classical musician as well as a world-renowned cancer and genomics researcher—will incorporate piano music to underscore his discussion of the common factors in musical improvisation and scientific discovery.

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 Gunnar Johansson Chair and Ruan as the Florine Deschenes Roux Chair.

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