Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program
An internationally recognized center for mammalian genetic research, The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit institution. Students conduct interdisciplinary biomedical research as apprentices in the laboratories of staff scientists. The Laboratory, an NIH designated cancer research center, is located in the coastal Maine community of Bar Harbor, adjacent to Acadia National Park. Research areas focus on advancing the knowledge of molecular, developmental, genetic, biochemical, and immunological mechanisms related to normal growth and development and human disease.