Special events

Live and recorded events related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Open House Cancer Genetics Workshop

    Virtual Event or Webinar October 26, 2021

    An immersive experience in cancer genetics research designed especially for high school & undergraduate students interested in exploring careers in biomedicine.

  • Virtual | Impacts of Sleep and Circadian Biology on Alzheimer's Disease and Aging

    Virtual Event or Webinar October 2528, 2021

    Join us in attending the virtual instance of a new interdisciplinary 3.5-day conference that will focus on the emerging and complex relationships between aging, sleep and circadian rhythm, and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) progression.

  • Jaxtaposition: Special COVID-19 Edition

    JAX President and CEO, Edison Liu, M.D., earned the President's Public Service Medal for leading Singapore's scientific response to the 2003 SARS crisis. Join Ed and JAX Scientific Director, Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D., for a virtual discussion about responding to a global pandemic, how a mouse model was developed to enable research into COVID-19, and how the research will be utilized to study the disease for treatment in the future.

  • Ready, set, go! Getting back to research after COVID-19

    On Demand Video

    Join Jackson Laboratory scientists Steve Rockwood and Rob Taft for a discussion about what comes next after COVID-19 as researches go back into the lab. Recorded April 15, 2020.

  • hACE2 transgenic mouse model for COVID-19 research

    On Demand Video

    Join Drs. Cat Lutz and Qiming Wang of The Jackson Laboratory as they discuss the new hACE2 transgenic platform and answer questions from viewers. Recorded, April 6, 2020.

  • Respond and recover: Risk mitigation strategies during COVID-19

    On Demand Video

    In this timely live stream, Linda Waterman and Rob Taft of The Jackson Laboratory discuss risk mitigation strategies and tactics that help scientists ensure their research is safe and ongoing before and during difficult times. Recorded April 1, 2020.

  • From SARS to COVID-19: My life with pandemic response

    On Demand Video

    The Jackson Laboratory and Ellsworth Public Library collaborated to present an online program or the local community entitled, “From SARS to COVID-19: My Life With Pandemic Response." Recorded March 31, 2020.

  • Virtual press conference: Expanding COVID-19 testing in Connecticut

    On Demand Video

    The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, located in Farmington, is partnering with the Connecticut Department of Health, UConn Health and Hartford Hospital to provide the State with additional coronavirus testing capacity. Recorded March 19, 2020.

  • COVID-19: An interview with Edison Liu

    On Demand Video

    In this interview, Jackson Laboratory President Edison Liu talks scientifically about the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19. He also describes how a mouse model was developed to enable research into the disease. Recorded March 18.

  • Colony Management - Virtual Event

    Virtual Event or Webinar November 911, 2021

    This workshop provides training in the theory and practice of maintaining mouse colonies for research. Participants completing this workshop will obtain a thorough understanding of colony management best practice that incorporates the latest developments and trends in the use of the laboratory mouse in research. Additionally, to help researchers achieve rigor and reproducibility standards when working with mice, this workshop includes instruction on experimental design such as how to control biological variables (i.e., mouse strain, gender, age, weight, health, etc.) and how to manage colony data.