Career Exploration

Career Explorationsessions put you in the shoes of real scientists. Learn about their jobs and career path through live panel discussions, video interviews, and spotlight articles.

Career Spotlight on a Genomic Technologist

Jasmina Uvalic is a clinical genomic technologist in the JAX Mice and Clinical & Research Services division, working on testing human patient samples including COVID testing and tumor sequencing.

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Career Spotlight on a Research Consultant

Johnnie Moore Dotson, Ph.D. is a senior project manager at the JAX Mice, Clinical & Research Services division. Learn about the steps she took in her career journey, and how her current job helps researchers with their mouse models for various human diseases.

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  • Science After High School

    What are science classes like in college? Does your college major matter? How can you get research experience? What jobs fit your skills and interests? Presented by the JAX Women in Science & Engineering group.

  • A Conversation with Animal Care Workers

    Animal care workers play a crucial role in biomedical research: they work with and care for model organisms like mice used in research studies. In this conversation with the animal care team working on the Mice in Space project, you'll learn about what it's like to work in animal research facilities and what these workers enjoy most about their jobs.

  • Bioinformatics Career Panel

    Modern genetics research is more than just lab work. Learn how research and careers integrate genetics and data science, and ask your own questions of our experts in this interactive discussion.

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    JAX Career Chats Series

    JAX Career Chats is a video series where we highlight the diversity of jobs, skills, and opportunities in the world of biomedical research.