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.

  • Edison Ed Liu CEO President of The Jackson Laboratory seminar

    Our Leaders

    The Jackson Laboratory leadership team drives the strategic direction of the organization. JAX is governed by its Board of Trustees, and guided by a Board of Scientific Counselors.

  • 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.