The Jackson Laboratory Alumni Association

Alumni of our Summer Student, Postdoctoral and Predoctoral programs are encouraged to stay involved with the Laboratory through the Alumni Association

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Our goal is to:

  • Build and maintain strong, lifelong relationships with alumni and keep them connected to the Laboratory's mission
  • Assist in disseminating information to alumni relating to the Laboratory
  • Foster networking and kinship among alumni
  • Unite all alumni in support of The Jackson Laboratory

Why connect?

  • Your response can help increase funding opportunities for The Jackson Laboratory’s Summer Student and Post/Pre Doc Programs
  • Special invitations to Alumni meet-ups and other networking or special  events
  • Receive our  publication the Search three times per year and enjoy articles that showcase the ways in which we are advancing biomedical research
  • Receive our bi-weekly e-newsletter with the latest news and updates about JAX

How to get involved:


Alumni meet-up:

Come join us for a Bar-B-Que to reconnect and network with Jackson Laboratory Alumni, staff and current students.

Where and When:
Thursday, June 22, 2017
5:30 pm –7:30 pm
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
10 Discovery Drive
Farmington, CT 06030
RSVP Required: Please contact Heather at or 207-288-1482

Student Symposium and Commencement:

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Friday, August 11, 2017
Farmington, CT 06030

More details coming soon. Please contact Heather at should you have any questions.

We are incredibly grateful by the overwhelming generosity and support our alumni have shown to the Laboratory  over the years. On behalf of the entire JAX community, and especially our future students, I want to say thank you for being an essential part of our team.

Questions?  Contact Heather at 207-288-1482 or at

Research in Action

Quick links

  • Donna King, JAX Summer Student Class of 1975

    Donna King, alumna of the JAX Summer Student program, Class of 1975, talks about her career and continued support of The Jackson Laboratory.

  • Robert Lanza, Jackson Laboratory Alumni The Search Magazine Article November 12, 2015

    Cultivating a curious mind

    Former Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Robert Lanza is a bit of a bioscience rock star — using stem cell therapy to lead the way into the emerging field of regenerative medicine. He credits JAX SSP in helping shape who he is today, both as a person and as a scientist.