About The Jackson Laboratory
Company Website: http://www.jax.org
The Jackson Laboratory conducts mammalian genetics research in the United States. It offers scientific services and genetic resources to laboratories internationally, and educates students of various ages through courses, internships, and programs. The company also provides scientific resources, techniques, software, and data to scientists internationally. It offers high school internships, pre and post-doctoral opportunities, and collaborative education programs. The company discovers genetic basis for preventing, treating, and curing human diseases in the areas of cancers, computational biology and bioinformatics, developmental and reproductive biology, immunology, metabolic diseases, and neurobiology. In addition, it offers mouse breeding and research services designed for mouse-based biomedical research community, such as breeding and colony management, cryopreservation and recovery, phenotyping and efficacy testing, genetic research services, and study-ready induced models. The Jackson Laboratory was founded in 1929 and is based in Bar Harbor, Maine. It has a facility in California.