Articles by Joycejax

 
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Jackson Laboratory team to fill “Longest Day” with physical, mental exercise in support of Alzheimer’s research

By Joycejax on June 15, 2016, at 10:17 a.m.
Monday, June 20, 2016 4:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, me For more information: act.alz.org/site/TR/LongestDay/TheLongestDay?team_id=335670&pg=team&fr_id=8480 Jackson Laboratory Assistant Professor Gareth Howell and his lab study the benefits of a healthy lifestyle on the aging brain, with the goal of preventing neurodegeneration associated …
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Dr. Robert C. Fleischer

Using Genetics to Save Species in Zoos and in the Wild

By Joycejax on June 01, 2016, at 10:16 a.m.
Friday, June 10, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: The Bar Harbor Club, 111 West Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: 207-288-6335; jax.org/education-and-learning/education-calendar/2016/june/birkenmeier-distinguished-lectureship-in-genetics-and-evolution In celebration of the Acadia National Park Centennial, the Birkenmeier Lecture Committee and the Jackson Laboratory will sponsor a special lecture entitled: “Using Genetics to …
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Inspiring Women in Science: Magnificent Minds and Remarkable Minds

By Joycejax on April 12, 2016, at 3:25 p.m.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main St, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-6223; jax.org Join The Jackson Laboratory for an inspiring talk about women in science by author Pendred “Penny” Noyce. Dr. Noyce is a Boston-based physician, educator and writer …
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‘Inspiring Women in Science: Magnificent Minds and Remarkable Minds’ topic of talk at Jackson Laboratory

By Joycejax on April 07, 2016, at 8:23 a.m.
Thursday, April 21, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-6223; jax.org/education-and-learning/education-calendar/forum%20for%20discovery%20series/penny%20noyce%20event%204-21-2016/event-detail-page BAR HARBOR — The Jackson Laboratory will host a talk about women in science by author Dr. Pendred “Penny” Noyce 10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at …
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Cookie’s Ride to support cancer research in Bar Harbor

By Joycejax on Aug. 10, 2015, at 9:10 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-6340; jax.org/cookiesride BAR HARBOR | The third annual Cookie’s Ride, a bicycling fundraiser for cancer research on the Park Loop Road in Acadia National Park, will take …
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Cookie's Ride is an annual event in honor of longtime Jackson Laboratory employee Cookie Willems.

Cookie’s Ride to Support Cancer Research at The Jackson Laboratory

By Joycejax on Sept. 03, 2014, at 8:39 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 860-837-2487; jax.org/cookiesride All proceeds of this bicycling event will benefit The Cookie Willems/Jackson Laboratory Cancer Research Fund. The fund was established to honor Cookie and other dear friends …
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MHMC recognizes Chuck Hewett and JAX for Maine healthcare leadership

By Joycejax on Nov. 12, 2013, at 10:47 a.m.
Bar Harbor, Maine—Charles E. Hewett, Ph.D., executive vice president and COO of The Jackson Laboratory, has been named by the Maine Health Management Coalition (MHMC) as among the top 20 Mainers who have worked to improve the value of health care in Maine. Hewett’s work in establishing an effective wellness …

Cookie’s Ride to Support Cancer Research at The Jackson Laboratory

By Joycejax on Sept. 13, 2013, at 10:38 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 8 a.m. to 8 a.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Claire Sasner; 207-288-6340; jax.org/cookiesride All proceeds of this bicycling event will benefit The Cookie Willems/Jackson Laboratory Cancer Research Fund. The fund was established to honor Cookie and other …

The Future of Science

By Joycejax on Sept. 13, 2013, at 10:25 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: University of Southern Maine, Hannaford Hall, 88 Bedford Street, Portland, ME For more information: Penny Fox; 800-474-9980; jax.org/supporteducation Meet Maine researchers who are leading the search for tomorrow’s cures and educating the next generation of great scientists. This reception and …
William Janeway, Ph.D.

Economist, investor, author William H. Janeway to speak on the innovation economy

By Joycejax on Aug. 30, 2013, at 10:56 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, me For more information: 207-288-6646 ; jax.org/news/archives/2013/innovation-economy.html Economist, investor and author William H. Janeway, Ph.D., will speak about the innovation economy and “what I learned by doing capitalism” at a free public …

MDF Unplugged: The Jackson Laboratory and Creating an Innovation Eco-System

By Joycejax on May 02, 2013, at 9:54 a.m.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Location: Eastern Maine Community College, 354 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME For more information: Cheryl Miller; 207-626-3112; mdf.org/events/Leadership-Unplugged-2013—Session-3/638/ The Maine Development Foundation is thrilled to present a Leadership Unplugged event with Dr. Edison Liu, president and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory. Join …

Fireside Science: The Arts and the Science –The Essence of Humanity

By Joycejax on Jan. 22, 2013, at 10:50 a.m.
Thursday, April 25, 2013 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: The Jackson Laboratory; 288-6340; genetichealth.jax.org/support-the-lab/events/fireside-arts.html Dr. Edison Liu, president and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory, is many things: a leader, a scientist and also an accomplished jazz pianist. …

Fireside Science: The Business of JAX–Economic Impact on the Community

By Joycejax on Jan. 22, 2013, at 10:47 a.m.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: The Jackson Laboratory; 288-6340; genetichealth.jax.org/support-the-lab/events/fireside-economic-impact.html BAR HARBOR, Maine — The Jackson Laboratory is the largest employer in Hancock County and ranked among the state’s largest employers. Approximately 90 …

Fireside Science: Changing the Future of Healthcare — Diseases of the Aging

By Joycejax on Jan. 22, 2013, at 10:43 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: The Jackson Laboratory; 288-6340; genetichealth.jax.org/support-the-lab/events/fireside-aging.html BAR HARBOR, Maine — What will the future of healthcare look like? In what ways are we able to increase the human health …
Edison Liu, M.D., president and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory

Fireside Science with Dr. Edison Liu: Education and Career of a Leader in Science

By Joycejax on Jan. 22, 2013, at 10:38 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 4:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: The Jackson Laboratory; 288-6340; genetichealth.jax.org/support-the-lab/events/fireside-liu.html Dr. Liu is president and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory, and an international leader in cancer biology, genomics, human genetics and molecular epidemiology. …
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Dr. David M. Kinglsey

“Fishing for the Mysteries of Vertebrate Evolution” (lecture and reception)

By Joycejax on April 02, 2012, at 11 a.m.
BAR HARBOR, Maine — Dr. David M. Kingsley, Professor and HHMI Investigator, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif., presents “Fishing for the Secrets of Vertebrate Evolution” at 4 p.m. in the C.C. Little Auditorium at The Jackson Laboratory. Dr. Kingsley uses mice, stickleback fish, and …
Gregory Cox, Ph.D.

Fireside Science Talk at The Jackson Laboratory March 29

By Joycejax on Jan. 24, 2012, at 3:49 p.m.
Thursday, March 29, 2012 8:50 p.m. to 8:50 p.m. Location: The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME For more information: Erin Fogg; 866-393-0518; genetichealth.jax.org/support-the-lab/events/fireside-cox.html The Jackson Laboratory Fireside Science series is scheduled for March 29, 2012. Guests are invited to warm up by the fireplace in Roscoe’s at …