UConn/JAX-GM Training Program in Genomic Science
Drs. Brenton Graveley and Charles Lee were awarded a 5-year NIH training grant. “The UConn/JAX-GM Training Program in Genomic Science” sponsored by the National Human Genome Research Institute. This award will support the training of Ph.D. students in the genomic sciences. It is a great collaboration between UConn Health and the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine to train the next generation of genomic scientists.
Might Mice’ Stay Musclebound in Space, Boon for Astronauts
A research team led by Dr. Se-Jin Lee of the Jackson Laboratory in Connecticut sent 40 young female black mice to the space station in December, launching aboard a SpaceX rocket. (Read More..)
Dr. Chamberlain to Collaborate with Ovid Therapeutics on Genetic Therapy for Angelman Syndrome
Angelman syndrome, a rare genetic condition, has been a central focus of UConn researcher Stormy Chamberlain’s career for over a decade. Since 2009, Chamberlain has been using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) in her lab at UConn Health to study human imprinting disorders that could lead to a cure. (Read More..)
UConn and JAX Combine to Form Genomics Powerhouse
With a new grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute, UConn and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM) are among 10 universities in the country providing specialized training in genomics sciences to some of the nation’s most highly qualified students. Through the multi-year training program, students will have the opportunity to work alongside internationally recognized research faculty at UConn and JAX and prepare for fruitful careers in genomic sciences, a field that is revolutionizing medicine. (See Video Here..)