About Us

Imagine a world free of devastating disease.  A world where cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's – many of the conditions that undermine human health – are understood and can be stopped.

  • The Jackson Laboratory

    Our Mission

    More than 1,900 employees are working toward one goal: To discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

  • Edison T. Liu, M.D. - President & CEO in a meeting setting

    Leadership

    Our leadership team drives the strategic direction of the organization. As a nonprofit organization, The Jackson Laboratory is governed by its Board of Trustees.

  • Vivek Kumar, Addiction Research at The Jackson Laboratory

    Careers

    Join The Jackson Laboratory and help lead the search for cures through genetics, genomics and precision medicine.  We invite all interested scientists to submit applications for faculty positions.
  • The Jackson Laboratory Headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine

    The Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center

    The Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center (JAXCC) is a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center complemented by institutional education, resource and service initiatives that support cancer research world-wide. The NCI designated JAXCC comprises approximately 50 members with multidisciplinary expertise who are united in research aimed at understanding and targeting the genomic complexity of cancer.

  • The Jackson Laboratory

    Accelerating Discovery

    The Jackson Laboratory is leading the search for cures through the science of genetics, genomics and precision medicine. Learn more about how the Laboratory’s scientists are accelerating discovery.

  • Medical Progress

    Our mice, our hope

    For more than a century, scientists have used the mouse as a genetic model of the human being to understand our fundamental biology and to identify and test better treatments and cures for the most devastating diseases.

  • Karolina Palucka, Ph.D.

    Celebrating women in science

    The Jackson Laboratory has a history of supporting women in science and plays a big role in educating the next generation of women scientists.

By The Numbers

85+

Years

1,900

Employees

60+

Principal Investigators

1

Mission

Your gift to The Jackson Laboratory supports our mission to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.