JAX Collaborative PhD programs

The Jackson Laboratory offers opportunities for PhD research and training in cooperation with degree-granting academic programs. JAX researchers use the outstanding genetic and bioinformatics resources here to investigate normal biology and disease. Students take advantage of the research environment at JAX to conduct dissertation research, for lab rotations, and for short-term collaborative projects with our outstanding faculty.

In addition to our modern state-of-the-art facilities you can:

  • Work with and learn from internationally known investigators
  • Be a part of an active predoctoral student group
  • Attend a dynamic seminar program
  • Participate in frequent relevant courses and conferences

The rich and vibrant research environment of The Jackson Laboratory allows students to focus on their PhD research investigations while enjoying benefits such as:

  • NIH scale-based stipends & health care benefits
  • Temporary subsidized housing for lab rotation students
  • Unparalleled scientific services supporting research

Getting your PhD from Jackson is more than just research. Our predocs do have some fun. Our predocs:

  • Take advantage of our next-door neighbor, Acadia National Park
  • Enjoy theater, music, museums and Downeast Maine’s rich historical and nautical heritage
  • Have year-round activities like skiing, kayaking, mountain climbing, biking and much more

How to apply: http://education.jax.org/predoc/apply.html