About The Jackson Laboratory

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 2,100 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 Liu

    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

    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.

  • JAXMice

    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.

By The Numbers

85+

Years

2,100

Employees

70+

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.