The Jackson Laboratory LogoThe Jackson Laboratory

Location:  Bar Harbor, Maine.

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent non-profit mammalian genetic research laboratory.  Their summer program teaches students to work independently under a sponsor at the laboratory on projects that involve original research within the scope of their sponsor's ongoing research programs.  Research is conducted in the following areas:  cancer, bioinformatics and computational biology, developmental biology and aging, genomics, hematology/immunology, metabolic diseases, neurobiology and sensory deficits, and resource related research.

The program runs for ten to twelve weeks.  Each undergraduate student receives a full scholarship to cover the program fee and a stipend of $2500.  Housing is provided for all students.

Contact Information:
Ms. Randi O'Rourke
Education Office
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-1500
Phone:  (207) 288-6749
e-mail:  summerstudents@jax.org

Website:   http://www.jax.org/education/ssp.html
Internship information:
Testimonial: not available
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