Mouse models provide researchers with a uniquely powerful tool for understanding the mechanisms of human disease and testing of novel drug therapies. So it was a natural fit for trainees in The Roux Institute at Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Biotechnology program to take a foundational skills course using the mouse as an experimental  model system at The Jackson Laboratory. The biotechnology applied lab course allowed learners to gain hands-on experience over a three-day period at the Laboratory’s Bar Harbor campus. Read more