The Jackson Laboratory


The Jackson Laboratory, founded in 1929, is an independent, nonprofit organization focusing on mammalian genetics research to advance human health. Our mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. We have 40 principal investigators leading research groups in six major areas: cancers, computational biology bioinformatics, developmental and reproductive biology, immunology, metabolic diseases, and neurobiology. Along with our research we provide scientific resources, techniques, software and data to scientists around the world. We breed and manage colonies of mice to supply other research institutions and laboratories.

How Your Donation Helps

52.2% of your car donation will go toward helping Jackson Laboratory with their project: Develop and Provide Genetic Resources.

45.2% will go toward the project: Biomedical Research.

2.6% will go toward the project: Education and Training.



  • Scientific research (diseases)
  • Contact or sponsored scientific research for industry
  • Other school related activities

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1950

Your donations to Jackson Laboratory are tax deductible.

Grouping: Central - the organization is a central type organization (no group exemption) of a National, Regional or Geographic grouping of organizations.

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