Forum for Discovery

Discover how JAX is shaping the future of precision medicine and accelerating new preventions.

At JAX, we are utilizing the powers of science and the generosity of our donors to solve problems like COVID-19, cancer, Alzheimer's and so many other diseases that rob us of our time and our quality of life. During the 2022 Forum for Discovery, JAX leadership and faculty will share their insights on research related to cancer, rare diseases, answer your questions and thank you for your critical support.

Hybrid event
The Jackson Laboratory | Auditorium
600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME
Virtual audience via zoom

Schedule of Events

Event Emcee: Emily Schorer, Chief Human Resources Officer

1:00 p.m. | Welcome & Introductions
S. Catherine Longley, J.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

1:05 p.m. | State of the Laboratory
Lon Cardon, Ph.D., FMedSci, President and Chief Executive Officer

1:30 p.m. | Computational Biology and the Fight Against Cancer
Karolina Palucka, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Director, JAX Cancer Center, Edison T. Liu Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Jeffrey Chuang, Ph.D., Professor
Sheng Li, Ph.D.,. Associate Professor

2:30 p.m. | Translational Research in Rare Disease
Cathleen Lutz, Ph.D., M.B.A., Vice President, JAX Rare Disease Translational Center
Joanna Gell, M.D., Research Scientist
Robert Burgess, Ph.D., Professor

3:30 p.m. | Event concludes for virtual audience. Reception begins for in-person attendees

4:30 p.m. | Reception concludes

To view videos of past FORUM FOR DISCOVERY lectures, click below:

Past Events