Vol. 7 No. 2 | Fall 2014
Toward genomic medicine
JAX Genomic Medicine will contribute to better health for people everywhere while growing the state's bioscience economy.
On time, on budget
The JAX Genomic Medicine facility was designed and built to encourage scientific collaboration.
Tipping the balance
JAX Professor Karolina Palucka is seeking new ways to harness the body's natural defenses against cancer.
A giving profession
A successful career in finance positioned JAX Trustee Kathleen Corbet to support the Laboratory and other important causes.
Teaching the 'genome generation'
JAX is bringing genomics education into the public-school classroom, the university curriculum, the workforce and even physician education.
Vol. 7 No. 1 | Spring 2014
Jacques Banchereau is taking JAX's immunology research program in bold new directions.
PDX and avatars
Scientists are finding cancer's vulnerabilities—and how to attack them—by using patients' own cancers in the laboratory.
Of medicine, mice & miracles
Willys Silvers is a former summer student and a lot more, and he credits JAX for much that is wonderful in his life.
Seeking the genetic underpinnings of lupus
Lupus researcher Elisabeth Adkins thrives in JAX tracks, a new collaborative predoctoral research program.
Trustee Weslie Janeway does more than support JAX; she is a geneticist who has worked here.
Vol. 6 No. 3 | Fall 2013
Ken Paigen has had a formidable career in genetics research, and he shows no signs of slowing down.
A new normal
Charles Lee has great things in mind for JAX Genomic Medicine, including work that benefits medicine and society as a whole.
They come to JAX with their Ph.D.s in hand, still training to run their own labs while contributing a huge amount to the research effort.
Vol. 6 No. 2 | Summer 2013
A dynamic education
JAX has outstanding education programs, and they’re being scaled up to benefit students far and wide.
Hope is here
New National Council President Kathleen Reed seeks to spread awareness of JAX’s vital work.
C is for Cookie
Long-time and beloved JAX employee Cookie Willems’ legacy is helping to build philanthropy and community at the Lab.
Thinking about thinking
Associate Professor Rob Burgess goes back to basics to understand the complexities of our brains.
Vol. 6 No. 1 | Spring 2013
Maine man of the world
Chuck Hewett's wide-ranging experience and travels come to bear in his work at JAX.
Not an island
Yu-Hui Rogers' path has taken her from rural Taiwan to playing a significant role in genome science.
Elissa Chesler seeks to define the genetics underlying behavior with unprecedented precision.
The Right Brain Café provides a creative outlet with benefits that extend into the workplace.
Vol. 5 No. 3 | Fall 2012
Assembling the pieces
Our genomes are like huge, complex puzzles with most of the pieces missing. Yijun Ruan is working hard to find the pieces and assemble the puzzle.
Jack Szostak's curiosity has propelled an eclectic and highly successful research career.
Business, science, work
Business acumen and a drive to discover provide the foundation for Colin Foster's success.
The Laboratory's research program into the earliest stages of life has a proud history and a bright future.