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.

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    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.

  • 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.