JAX is a leader in neurobiology research and a resource for wherever you are in your drug discovery pipeline.

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)

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

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The Jackson Laboratory Repository has focused on providing the most useful models for AD research for over a decade.  These include disease models and strains useful for AD research.


Down Syndrome

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

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Huntington's Disease

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

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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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

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

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

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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