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.

  • Mission

    To discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

  • 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.

  • The JAX 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 JAXCC comprises approximately 50 members with multidisciplinary expertise who are united in research aimed at understanding and targeting the genomic complexity of cancer.

  • 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.

  • Research 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.