Courses and conferences

The Jackson Laboratory sponsors a wide variety of stimulating courses and conferences on its campus in Bar Harbor and at other locations with cosponsors.

Explore the cutting edge of research in genomics, genetic diseases and biomedicine. Participate in these courses, meetings and workshops to reap a variety of benefits:  

  • Learn from world-renowned scientists
  • Network with peers and industry leaders
  • Gain hands-on experience in the training lab
  • Enjoy scenic Acadia National Park, charming Bar Harbor and our seaside mansion

See full list of upcoming courses and conferences

Upcoming courses

Workshop on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) in the Laboratory Mouse

Apr 12 - 17, 2015 | Bar Harbor, ME

This hands-on workshop teaches participants to use Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) to efficiently manage mouse strains.


Workshop on Colony Management: Principles and Practices

Apr 26 - 30, 2015 | Bar Harbor, ME

This workshop provides training in the theory and practice of maintaining research mouse colonies. This program is designed for scientists, colony managers, animal care technicians and students requiring an understanding of issues relating to the management of animal research and production colonies.


56th Annual Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics   

Jul 19 - 31, 2015 | Bar Harbor, ME

This course includes daily lectures in the mornings and evenings as well as afternoon mini-symposia, workshops, tutorials, demonstrations and a poster session. There is special emphasis on student-faculty interaction. The faculty is diverse in terms of disciplines and the students in terms of stage of career and fields of concentration. This diversity makes for an exciting experience for all. Although the course schedule is quite full, there is time set aside to enjoy the natural beauties of Mt. Desert Island.


Why attend a course at JAX?

Why attend a course at The Jackson Laboratory?

Whether your focus is on genetics research or expanding the use of genetics in your clinical practice, we welcome you.
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