The Jackson Laboratory for Mammalian Genetics

Bar Harbor, Maine

The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park, one mile from downtown Bar Harbor. With a staff of more than 1,500 in Bar Harbor, the Laboratory is Downeast Maine's largest employer. That headcount includes more than 200 Ph.D.s, physicians and veterinarians who staff and support the research teams that investigate the genetic basis of cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's and many other human diseases and disorders. 

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The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME USA 04609
207-288-6000

Scientific Director:  Dr. Nadia Rosenthal

Need directions? Click here to see a map

From the Trenton Bridge at the head of Mount Desert Island -

  1. Merge LEFT to continue on Route 3 (12.7 mi.)
    This will take you to downtown Bar Harbor
  2. LEFT on Mt. Desert Street (0.5 mi.)
  3. RIGHT on Main Street (1.6 mi.)
  4. The Jackson Laboratory is on the left

Expect delays due to road construction