In partnership with the State of Connecticut, JAX is expanding its COVID-19 testing capacity from 550 tests per day to 20,000 tests per day, between now and early July for Connecticut residents.
Watch our new Covid-19 animation to learn how vaccines work and why it can take so long to create new vaccines to fight Covid-19 and other diseases.
There are many tests available for viruses such as COVID-19. These tests fall into two main groups, those that detect whether you currently have the virus, and those that detect antibodies to that virus.
As the scientific community starts planning their comeback, The Jackson Laboratory is helping them to build resiliency and adaptability into their research programs.
JAX plays a special role in maintaining and distributing genetically defined mouse models to the worldwide scientific community. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, JAX is mounting an extraordinary rescue effort to help scientists facing shutdowns.
MGI website offers comprehensive information on coronavirus-related mouse models and research.
The Jackson Laboratory is fast-tracking the breeding and distribution of a unique transgenic mouse model for worldwide coronavirus research.
Commonly used wild-type mouse strains are not optimal for studying infections of the newly discovered coronavirus. Fortunately, a transgenic model at JAX is now available to fill the unmet need for an in vivo experimental platform for COVID-19 research.
Dr. Liu talks scientifically about the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19. He also describes how a mouse model was developed to enable research into the disease.
Town of West Hartford and The Jackson Laboratory announce a new collaboration designed to improve COVID-19 testing for West Hartford public safety.
There is so much confusion around COVID-19. What are the symptoms? How do you know if you should get tested? What is the test like? And what happens behind the scenes? This short video will give highlights of the process.
JAX has created a new colony of specialized hACE2 mice to support global research on COVID-19. hACE2 mice are available for order, and JAX will begin shipping in June 2020.
JAX is now providing additional coronavirus testing capacity for frontline health care workers and in-patients in the state of Maine.
This series of web articles is about the COVID-19 pandemic but specifically addresses the concept of social distancing, both in theory and in practice.
This animation explains how social distance slows the spread of diseases like SARS and COVID-19.
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, in partnership with the Connecticut Department of Health, UConn Health and Hartford HealthCare, will provide additional coronavirus testing capacity for Connecticut residents
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Connecticut must nearly triple its COVID-19 testing to safely ease some social distancing measures on May 20, state officials say, as state scrambles to increase capacity
A coronavirus cure depends on rare mice, but there aren't enough.
Labs rush to study coronavirus in transgenic animals.
From ferrets to mice and marmosets, labs scramble to find right animals for coronavirus studies.