Applicants to the Mammalian Genetics at JAX track should apply to the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences using the online application. Students accepted into this track will 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 December 1. Candidates are admitted on a rolling schedule, beginning as early as January. 

Applicants selected for interview will have the opportunity to meet faculty from The Jackson Laboratory and visit the facility in Bar Harbor, ME.

Subject to availability of funds, all students, including those from abroad, receive full tuition remission, a stipend and health insurance.

Contact Information

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

Rajendra Kumar-Singh, PhD
Greg Cox, PhD
Program Directors

Health Science Campus

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The Health Sciences Campus is home to Sackler, the Schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nutrition, Tufts Medical Center and several research institutes.

Mammalian Genetics at JAX

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Mammalian Genetics at JAX offers unique research opportunities at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, ME.

Apply to the Sackler School


The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research