The Jacks Lab is interested in the genetic events contributing to the development of cancer. The focus of our research has been a series of mouse strains engineered to carry mutations in genes known to be involved in human cancer. more >>
Tyler Jacks is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, Daniel K. Ludwig Scholar and David H. Koch Professor of Biology at MIT. Our studies are supported by a mixture of various sources including the National Institutes of Health, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ludwig Fund for Cancer Research, Lustgarten Foundation, J&J and Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.