Degree Granting Institutions

Applicants should apply directly to one or more of our JAX Cooperative PhD Program partner institutions. In order to select an appropriate PhD program, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the faculty and research at the two JAX training campuses - Bar Harbor, Maine, and Farmington, Conn - and the requirements of the individual academic programs.

Tufts University: Mammalian Genetics

Research interests include cancer and immunology, neurodegeneration and dementia, aging, development and reproduction, computational biology, and systems genetics. JAX’s research community includes about 150…

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UConn Health: PhD, MD/PhD, DMD/PhD

UConn Health, comprising the Graduate School, School of Medicine, and School of Dental Medicine, is situated on 150 acres of wooded hilltop. Our Graduate School student body consists of students from diverse backgrounds and…

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Tufts University: Neuroscience & Neurogenetics

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Boston, MA, and The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) in Bar Harbor, ME, collaboratively offer the JAX Track in Neuroscience and Neurogenetics (Neuro at JAX) within the Neuroscience PhD…

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GSBSE @ JAX is new admissions track into the UMaine GSBSE’s PhD in Biomedical Science that preserves GSBSE’s hallmark first year laboratory rotations within laboratories at The Jackson Laboratory, allowing students in the track to more deeply explore the research in a…

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University of Connecticut: Computer Science & Engineering

The Computer Science and Engineering Department offers internationally-recognized M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs for both full-time and part-time students. These programs offer...

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University of Maine Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Kyle Beauchemin, PhD

Sneha Borikar, PhD

Ying Chen, PhD

Karen Dowell, PhD

Jeremy Jay, PhD

Xiaojie Ji, PhD

Eraj Khokhar, PhD

Yang Kong, PhD

Joan Malcom, PhD

Paige Martin, PhD

Katheryn Morelli, PhD

Sri Ramulu Pullagura, PhD

Jill Recla, PhD

Christian Richard, PhD

Ambreen Sayed, PhD

Emily Spaulding, PhD

Tufts School of Medicine 

Candice Byers, PhD

Alexander Fine, PhD

Kate Foley, PhD

Leah Graham, PhD

Michael A. McLellan, PhD

Qiming Wang, PhD

UConn Health

Xin Chen, PhD

Anthony Cheng, PhD

Jennifer Chung, MD-PhD

Menghan Du, PhD

Shubham Khetan, PhD

Dinesh Babu Uthaya Kumar, PhD

Grace Kwon, MD-PhD

Feria Ladha, MD-PhD

Peter Larson, MD-PhD

Anthony M Pettinato, MD-PhD

Michelle Spoto, MD-PhD

Laura Urbanski, MD-PhD

Victor Guy Wang, MD-PhD

Jufen Zhu, PhD