The Jackson Laboratory welcomes high school students, teachers, and families to visit our campuses virtually. The Virtual Open House event is open to anyone who has a strong interest in biomedical research, especially for those intending to pursue higher education or a career in biomedicine.
On October 19-23, 2020 The Jackson Laboratory is hosting a special Virtual Open House event for high school students and teachers to expose students to world-class scientists and highlight research in genomic medicine.
This week-long event will feature a mix of live and pre-recorded content covering four themes across the field of genetics – Mighty Mice in Space, COVID-19, Mouse Models and Bioinformatics.
How to Participate Virtually:
There are many ways to participate in the week-long event. Registration is required to view all content that will premier the week of the event, including lessons, pre-recorded videos, and links to live sessions. Full event schedule will be released soon.
JAX Space Missions: Mighty Mice weren’t the only JAX mice to visit space. Learn about the other “out of this world” mouse models and research projects.
International Space Station Lab CRS-19 mission overview: Get an insider’s view of all research projects that launched to the International Space Station lab alongside the Mighty Mice.
JAX Mighty Mice in Space website: Follow the entire journey of the Mighty Mice project on the website.
CBIA BizCast- Jackson Lab Leads Testing, Vaccine Trials: BizCast host Shannon King talks with Dr. Charles Lee, scientific director at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, about the organization's partnership with Yale University to expand the use of a saliva COVID-19 test.