A full-time research experience with professional development training to prepare you for a career as a physician-scientist.

2024 Application Period Closed

Important Dates

  • 2024 Application opens

    November 13, 2023
  • 2024 Student application deadline

    February 15, 2024
  • 2024 Letters of reference deadline

    February 23, 2024
  • Requests for interviews sent to applicants

    March 1, 2024
  • 2024 Program begins

    Late August 2024

Bar Harbor, Maine

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Farmington, Connecticut

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Kamari Weaver


Undergraduate Institution: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry

JAX PI: Christine Beck, Ph.D.

Research Focus at JAX: Investigating the consequences of structural variants within transposable element promoters across diverse genomes

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Zijian Li


Undergraduate Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry

JAX PI: Travis Hinson, M.D.

Research focus at JAX: Investigating mutations associated with genetic cardiomyopathies using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) model and studying cardiac regeneration with in vivo mouse model.

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Harsha Tamtam


Undergraduate Institution: Austin College

Undergraduate Major: Biochemistry

JAX PI: Michael Stitzel, Ph.D.

Research focus at JAX: Creating reporter and gene perturbation assays to observe Type II Diabetes (T2D) marker fluctuations in model beta-islet pancreatic cells in the context of single nuclear polymorphisms (SNPs).

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Ph.D. Postbac Researchers

A two-year training program in genomics and data science for recent college graduates that prepares you for the rigors of a Ph.D. program. 

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