Marge Strobel, Ph.D.

Scientific Director, Animal ResourcesThe Jackson Laboratory

Marjorie (Marge) Strobel has over 30 years of research and managerial experience in mouse genetics, colony maintenance and animal husbandry. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin; her master’s degree in developmental biology from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana; and her Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of California, San Diego. In 1985, she moved to the mouse, joining the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health, as a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Drs. Nancy Jenkins and Neal Copeland, focusing on the molecular genetics of the mouse dilute coat color locus. After her post-doc, Marge stayed at NCI overseeing the intramural and contract animal programs. In 2005, she assumed her present position as Scientific Director, Animal Resources, The Jackson Laboratory, with primary responsibility for the genetics of the JAX® Mice and Services Production colonies, as well as animal technician training.