Celebrating Ed Liu

At the end of November 2021, after a decade of leading The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) through impressive growth, dramatic change and remarkable achievements,   Edison Liu, M.D.Conducts research focused on the functional genomics of breast cancer through an exploration of the entire genomic space.Edison Liu, M.D.  will step down as president and CEO.  With Ed at the helm of our institution, JAX has grown exponentially over the past decade through constant innovation, sustainability and resilience through challenges, a focus on impact and a strong culture of community. Ed plans to remain at JAX as a professor where he will continue to lead   The Liu LabResearching the fundamental genomics of breast cancer.the Liu lab  studying the functional genomics of cancer, with a focus on breast cancer and serve as the director of the Laboratory’s   The JAX Cancer CenterThe 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 JAXCC comprises approximately 50 members with multidisciplinary expertise who are united in research aimed at understanding and targeting the genomic complexity of cancer.NCI-designated Cancer Center .

As a leader, researcher, oncologist, friend and family member, Ed has made an indelible impact at JAX, in our local communities and within the global biomedical research field.

Join us as we celebrate Ed and his transformational legacy.

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  • A Decade of Transformation: Looking Back with Ed Liu - Translating our Science into Impact

    Watch (or listen) to the first video in a new series, A decade of transformation: Looking back with Ed Liu. During these segments, you will hear directly from Ed as he reflects on his approach to leadership, his proudest accomplishments and his vision for JAX’s future



  • A Decade of Transformation: Looking Back with Ed Liu - Achieving Global Reach

    Watch (or listen) to Achieving Global Reach, the third video in our series of videos celebrating a decade of transformation with Ed Liu. Hear Ed discuss the importance of JAX’s expansion into new geographies including China and the establishment of JAX Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut.

  • A Decade of Transformation: Looking Back with Ed Liu – Empowering Brilliance

    Watch (or listen) to the fifth video in our series of videos celebrating a decade of transformation with Ed Liu. Hear Ed reflect on the Laboratory's world-class education program and its impact in this episode, entitled Empowering brilliance.

  • A Decade of Transformation: Looking Back with Ed Liu - Promoting Community Goodness

    Watch the seventh video in our series of videos celebrating a decade of transformation with Ed Liu. Watch as Ed reflects on his approach in inspiring our most talented bright minds to aspire to always do good in this episode entitled, Promoting Community Goodness.

  • A Decade of Transformation: Looking Back with Ed Liu - Mastering Genetic Complexity

    Watch (or listen) to Mastering genetic complexity, the second video in our series of videos celebrating a decade of transformation with Ed Liu. Hear Ed discuss how JAX is harnessing its unique capabilities to capture and understand the complexity of any disease in order to predict its outcome and, in the process, identify unique vulnerabilities that are potential targets for new treatments and cures.


  • A Decade of Transformation: Looking Back with Ed Liu - Reshaping Culture

    Watch (or listen) to the fourth video in our series of videos celebrating a decade of transformation with Ed Liu. Hear Ed reflect on the Laboratory's flexibility, fearlessness and commitment to equality and inclusion in this episode entitled Reshaping Culture.


  • A Decade of Transformation: Looking Back with Ed Liu - Conquering Cancer

    Watch the sixth video in our series of videos celebrating a decade of transformation with Ed Liu. Watch as Ed reflects on the revitalization of the Laboratory's NCI-designated cancer center in this episode entitled, Conquering Cancer.