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Applicants to the Mammalian Genetics at JAX track apply to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences using the online application. Students accepted into this track begin their studies in July and must commit to doing their dissertation research at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, ME.

The deadline for applications is follows the standard deadline for GSBS PhD Programs. Candidates are admitted on a rolling schedule, beginning as early as January.

Applicants selected for interview have the opportunity to meet faculty from The Jackson Laboratory and visit the facility in Bar Harbor, ME as well as faculty at the GSBS campus in Boston, MA.

The JAX Track program ensures that students are financially supported throughout their entire thesis dissertation research. Students are encouraged to apply for extramural funding, and are assisted in this process, but additional sources of support are available to students throughout.

Contact Information

Pamela Yelick, PhD
Gareth Howell, PhD
Program Directors

Administrative Office
Stearns 514
Phone: 617-636-6836
Fax: 617-636-2990