Wed Apr 15 Group Meeting No meeting

Wed Apr 22 Group Meeting No meeting


February 3, 2015 Gary Churchill appointed to new computational biology chair [Read More]

November 13, 2014 Teacher in Jackson Laboratory distance-learning program earns NABT Genetics Education Award [Read More]

November 10, 2014 Diversity Outbred Mice better predict human response to chemical exposure [Read More]


graphical JAX_Mice microarray

  Welcome to The Churchill Group

Our lab is actively applying a systems approach to study the genetics of health and disease, incorporating new statistical methods for the investigation of complex disease-related traits in the mouse.

We employ a combination of strategies to investigate the genetic basis of these complex traits. We are developing new methods and software that will improve the power of quantitative trait loci mapping and microarray analysis, as well as graphical models which aim to intuitively and precisely characterize the genetic architecture of disease.

Within the Center for Genome Dynamics, we are part of a consortium of investigators with a shared interest in a holistic approach to understanding genetics from an evolutionary perspective. With an eye on the future of mouse genetics, we have also undertaken the task of establishing two new mouse resources for complex trait analysis: the Collaborative Cross and the Diversity Outbred.

Photo: Felix Scheuplein

QTL Archive

The QTL Archive is a growing resource that provides access to raw data from quantitative trait loci (QTL) studies using rodent crosses.

Submissions by the research community are encouraged and the data are curated by members of the Churchill group.

Contact the QTL Archive team at qtlarchive@jax.org