Bar Harbor-based Jackson Laboratory has named a biotech industry leader and human genetics researcher, Lon Cardon, to succeed Dr. Edison Liu next month as president and CEO.

Liu, who has directed the internationally prominent biomedical research institution for a decade, announced earlier this year that he would be stepping down from that role in February 2022. Cardon will become president and CEO on Nov. 29, according to a JAX news release Monday afternoon. Read more