600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
The Bar Harbor campus is the epicenter of The Jackson Laboratory’s long-standing biomedical education and training programs. The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Laboratory’s popular Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics. Bar Harbor-based educational opportunities include a Summer Student Program for high school and college students, high school and college internships, sabbatical placements for science teachers and a year-round array of on-campus courses, conferences, and workshops.
The Jackson Laboratory’s Bar Harbor location is also headquarters for JAX® Mice & Services, which annually provides more than 2.7 million laboratory mice to more than 19,000 biomedical, pharmaceutical and industrial researchers throughout the world. Furthermore, The Jackson Laboratory’s cryopreservation program has been a pioneer in the preservation of mouse germplasm for more than two decades. The program has cryopreserved more than 7,500 unique mouse strains as embryos, sperm or ovaries and recovers more than 400 lines per year. More than 5,000 varieties of JAX® Mice are available as breeding mice, frozen embryos or DNA samples.