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What does JAX stand for?

JAX stands for The Jackson Laboratory (Genetics research, Bar Harbor, Maine, USA)

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Of all the scientists mentioned in the story, only Derry Roopenian of the Jackson Laboratory appears to be thinking this way.
This collection of 22 papers presented by Sundberg (senior staff scientist, The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, US) and Ichiki (general manager, Safety Assessment Lab, Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Japan) is meant to serve as an introduction to the primary knowledge, techniques, and issues that concern those entering research with the genetically engineered mouse.
NIEHS scientific director Lutz Birnbaumer recently suggested that we seek to establish the NIEHS as a "campus of learning," somewhat in the model of Cold Spring Harbor or the Jackson Laboratory, whereby we would offer continuing education and training in environmental health sciences through programs such as summer fellowships, short courses, and longer sabbatical opportunities.
Both ImageIQ and The Jackson Laboratory see this as the beginning of a long-term strategic partnership to infuse advanced imaging analytics into many aspects of The Jackson Laboratory's mission of discovering the genetic basis for preventing, treating and curing human disease, and to enable research for the global biomedical community.
Since the new lancet's appearance a few months ago, Joe Gile of the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, a major labrodent center, has been teaching other scientists to use the device.