Forum for Discovery

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

Jul 12, 2023

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Forum for Discovery is JAX's annual opportunity to convene leading researchers pursuing genomic solutions for some of our most pressing health challenges and to thank those who help make it possible. This year's Forum for Discovery features:

  • A special update from Lon Cardon, Ph.D., FMedSci, President and CEO
  • Jens Rueter, M.D., JAX Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of Maine Cancer Genomics Initiative on new approaches to personalized cancer treatments
  • Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., FMedSci, FAAHMS, Scientific Director and Professor of JAX Mammalian Genetics, The Maxine Groffsky Endowed Chair on unlocking the science of regenerative medicine

Registration opens soon!

When

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
1:30-4:00 p.m. ET | Scientific Program
4:00-5:00 p.m. ET | Networking Reception

Where

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

Schedule at a Glance

1:30 p.m. | Welcome & Introductions
Gina Rodriguez, Senior Vice President of Advancement

1:40 p.m. | State of the Laboratory
Lon Cardon, Ph.D., FMedSci, President and CEO

2:00 p.m. | Session I: Advances in Cancer Treatments using Precision Medicine
Jens Rueter, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of Maine Cancer Genomics Initiative

2:40 p.m. | Break

2:55 p.m. | Reflections on a Summer at JAX
2023 Summer Student Program Participants 

3:10 p.m. | Session II: Unlocking the Science Behind Regenerative Medicine
Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., FMedSci, FAAHMS, Scientific Director and Professor, JAX Mammalian Genetics, The Maxine Groffsky Endowed Chair

4:00 p.m. | Event concludes for virtual audience. Reception begins for in-person attendees

5:00 p.m. | Reception concludes

 

Past Events

Past Forum for Discovery Event Recordings

  • Forum for Discovery 2020