Founded in 1929 as a cancer research center, The Jackson Laboratory is at the forefront of the genetics revolution that is transforming medicine for the benefit of humanity. The world’s largest mammalian genetic research facility, the Laboratory also serves the global scientific community as the key provider of critical genetic resources and as a center for training present and future scientists. The Laboratory aims to improve the quality of human life through discoveries arising from our own genetic research and by enabling the research and education of others. Each year, the Laboratory supplies universities, medical schools and research laboratories all over the world with approximately 2 million JAX Mice from more than 2,500 varieties, 97% of which are available only from The Jackson Laboratory.
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