A research team led by Professor and Janeway Distinguished Chair Robert Braun, Ph.D., and Associate Research Scientist Manju Sharma, Ph.D., found a rare subpopulation of spermatogonial cells expressing a specific protein, EOMES, that appear to represent the elusive long-lived spermatogonial stem cells that support continued spermatogenesis.
JAX predoctoral associate Anthony Pettinato has been awarded a fellowship from the American Heart Association to support his doctoral research program. He is using genetics to understand the causes of heart failure.
This year, science luminaries came to Maine for an additional special symposium that celebrated the McKusick Short Course's 60th anniversary. The symposium title, “The Future of Human and Experimental Genetics,” foreshadowed the theme of the talks.
In thinking about the microbiome, does the source of your mice matter? We compared the gut microbiomes of the widely used C57BL/6 mice from JAX and two reputable commercial lab mouse vendors. Read on to see how they stack up.