The McKusick Short CourseUpcoming Event

Human and Mammalian Genetics and Genomics: The 61st McKusick Short Course #BHShortCourse

Location: The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

March 12, 2020

Update: The 61st McKusick Short Course will still be held in July, 2020, as scheduled.

The Jackson Laboratory continues to move forward with hosting the 61st McKusick Short Course, as previously planned and scheduled. As the global coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves, JAX will continue to be flexible in its contingency plans and, if necessary, the course will be moved to an online platform to allow for remote participation. JAX is fully committed to the safety of course organizers and participants, and further action to course scheduling will follow the precautions JAX is taking to safeguard against advancing health risks.

Registrants should stay informed of their institutions’ respective restrictions on professional travel if it conflicts with their participation in this course. Program fees may be adjusted to reflect any changes to course delivery, however travel costs remain the responsibility of the registrant.

Future announcements may be sent individually to registrants, however the JAX Courses and Workshops website should be consulted regularly for the most current information regarding course specifics. Anyone with questions or concerns should contact the Courses & Conferences office at directly.


This course is a modern survey of heredity, disease, genetics in experimental animals and humans, and molecular genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders.

Applications are now being accepted. "Early Bird" pricing is available through March 31st, 2020. Please see the "Registration" section below.


Registration is Open

Jul 20 - 31