"These students in genetics also have the opportunity to attend medical genetics rounds at Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children, interacting with physician trainees. These experiences give students a special appreciation for the genetic diseases that affect people, ultimately helping to foster the collaborative research that will bring us closer to linking basic science research to cures for disease and the development of personalized medicine," he continues.
Trainees begin their studies in Maine in the first week of July, prior to the start of the usual academic year. First-year research rotations will be distributed between the Boston and Maine campuses. Students will conduct their Ph.D. research at JAX, where varied biomedical research opportunities include cancer biology, genetics of complex traits, neurobiology, bioinformatics/computational biology and many other areas.
About The Jackson Laboratory
JAX is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution and National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, and the world's source for more than 5,000 strains of genetically defined mice. It is also an international hub for scientific courses, conferences, training and education, providing training opportunities for biomedical researchers at every stage of their careers, from high school through postdoctoral levels.
About Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University are international leaders in innovative medical education and advanced research. The School of Medicine and the Sackler School are renowned for excellence in education in general medicine, biomedical sciences, special combined degree programs in business, health management, public he
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