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The Jackson Laboratory Collaboration

Jackson Lab and UConn Health Tower

The Jackson Laboratory offers training opportunities in mammalian genetics and genomic medicine.

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About UConn Health

UConn Health, comprising the Graduate School, School of Medicine, and School of Dental Medicine, is situated on 150 acres of wooded hilltop. Our Graduate School student body consists of students from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The Graduate School at UConn Health offers programs in four fields of study – Biomedical Science, Public Health, Clinical and Translational Research, and Dental Science.

UConn Health maintains an academic environment that fosters creative thinking and provides educational opportunities tailored to the needs of individual students. Our faculty are committed to mentoring and training the next generation of scholars and scientists in a collegial and supportive environment. A variety of financial support packages are available to eligible students and affordable housing is available in several surrounding areas.

News and Announcements

Live Poster Session Returns to 39th Annual Graduate Student Research Day

MPH Program Celebrates Graduates With Poster Session and Awards Ceremony

UConn Health's Dr. Sandra Weller Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2022 UConn Health Graduate School Commencement Speaker: Alversia Wade

Engineered Synthetic Artificial Stem Cells Discovery Opens the Door for Advancement in Regenerative Therapies

A Growing Public Health Mission Since 1971

Peter Setlow, at 50 Years and Counting: ‘I Really Like Doing Research’

Which Patients Benefit Most from Immunotherapy? This Tool Can Tell

UConn Health Researcher Investigates Treatment for Eye Injuries from Mass Chemical Weapons Attacks

Deleting Dysfunctional Cells Alleviates Diabetes

Governor, Lawmakers Visit UConn Health to Celebrate University’s Record-Breaking Research Funding

Podcast: Enhancing Independence in Older Adults

Unraveling Relationship Between Cytokines and Colorectal Cancer

38th Annual Graduate Student Research Day Goes Hybrid

UConn Health Researcher Investigating RNA Molecule’s Role in Bone Formation, Weakening

Researchers Show How Protein Clogs in Cellular Entrances Cause Parkinson’s Disease

UConn Health Researcher Studying Walnuts’ Ability to Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

UConn Patents Novel Combination Approach for Alzheimer’s Treatment

National Academy of Sciences Elects Two More UConn Scientists

Don’t Get Mad: For Stem Cells, Location is Destiny

There’s More Than One Way to Splice a Gene

Innovative Therapeutic Program Helps Those Living With PTSD

UConn Startup Developing Anti-Viral Drugs for Herpes, COVID-19

UConn Health Researcher Focuses on Enhanced N95 Mask Protection

Beyond UConn Health

Where can a graduate degree from UConn Health take you?
Here is just a sample of some of our previous grads:

Clinton Mathias, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology and Program Coordinator, Master of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Western New England University
AAI Distinguished Service Award Winner, 2019

David Masopust, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
Named to inaugural class of Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Scholars, 2016

Irene Reed, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Biology, University of Saint Joseph

Pantelis Rompolas, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania
2014 Blavatnik Regional Award Winner for Young Scholars

David Breault, M.D./Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Associate Chief, Division of Endocrinology; Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children’s Hospital
Principal Faculty, Harvard Stem Cell Institute