Neurobiology

The Jackson Laboratory is a leader in neurobiology research and a resource for the largest collection of neurological mutants available in the world. We're here to answer your questions, help you select the right models and enable your research.

Neurobiology Research Tools and Online Resources

Explore a large collection of optogenetics, cre-lox, and reporter strains for neurobiology research.

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Amytrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Resource

Compare mouse models of ALS and find research resources, including a guide to help you efficiently work with these mice.

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Down Syndrome Resource


Explore our collection of mouse models of Down Syndrome and other strains with chromosomal aneuploidy.

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Huntington's Disease Resource


Leverage the world’s largest collections of mouse models of Huntington’s disease and more than 80 years of neurobiology research experience.

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Muscular Dystrophy Resource


Examine mouse models of muscular dystrophy categorized by specific disease type to help you easily find the best strain for your research.

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Parkinson's Resource


Improved animal models of Parkinsonism are essential to advance our understanding of disease pathophysiology and for eventual testing of potential therapeutics. We are currently characterizing novel models side-by-side with some of the more prominent existing mouse models of PD.

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Rett Syndrome Resource


View differences between well-characterized mouse models for Rett Syndrome and find the right strain for your research.

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Resource

Use this resource to identify and select the most appropriate mouse model of SMA for your research and to obtain a guide to help you efficiently work with these mice.

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All JAX® Mice for neurobiology research

Browse categorized lists of hundreds different strain options for neurobiology research including models for neurodevelopment, behavioral studies, neurodegeneration and signaling defects.

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