Exceptional opportunities for PhD and postdoctoral research and training in a unique scientific environment.
To learn more about Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Program at JAX and to get valuable career tips and insights, meet with our JAX Genomic Education specialists at conferences, career fairs and university campuses.
JAX offers PhD. students an exceptional opportunity to gain expertise in mammalian genetics and genomics in partnership with our degree-granting partner universities U Conn, Tufts, and U Maine.
The JAX Scholar award offers exceptional early-career scientists the opportunity to develop their independent research program at The Jackson Laboratory in preparation for the next step in their scientific career.
JAX offers postdocs a unique research environment with access to unparalleled mammalian genetics resources, scientific services, and professional development programs.
Sarah Neuner is searching for the genetic variations that can protect us from Alzheimer’s disease.
Pete Williams, Ph.D., is researching how to protect the optic nerve from changes in intraocular pressure caused by glaucoma, which would offer hope to patients suffering from gradual, irreversible vision loss.
It’s not rocket science — George Sutphin’s exploration of the processes underlying how and why we age is far more complicated.
Liz Adkins becomes the first student to be accepted and graduate from the mammalian genetics Ph.D. track at The Jackson Laboratory.
Based on their own experiences, we asked scientific staff at The Jackson Laboratory to offer some guidance on qualities to look for in a scientific mentor.
The Whole Scientist brings trainees off the bench and out of their comfort zones for skills training designed to be useful no matter where their career might lead.
Leah Graham is exploring how the brain responds to lifestyle to help understand what can be done to promote healthy brain aging.
Andrew Garrett, a postdoctoral researcher at The Jackson Laboratory, likes complexity. In particular, the complexity that underlies the retina.
Jeremy Racine, Ph.D., is currently researching treatments to prevent type 1 diabetes in “humanized” NOD mice.
Alex Fine is one of eight predoctoral students who are receiving their Ph.D. training in mammalian genetics and genomic medicine in partnership with degree-granting programs at the University of Connecticut Health Center, Tufts University, and The University of Maine.
Guadaloupe-native studies sickle cell disease, a condition that affects many members of her family and community.