Meet Our Donors

Leslie and Rainey NorinsJax: A Sound Investment in the Future
My acquaintance with The Jackson Lab began in a rather unusual way. After graduating Duke Medical School in 1962, I had received a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study immunology in Melbourne, Australia with Sir Macfarlane Burnet, Nobel Laureate, at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.
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The RudolfsFamily Connection Leads to JAX Gift
For more than 45 years my family has been involved with The Jackson Laboratory! Our connection to the Lab began when both of our children participated in its outstanding Summer Student Program.
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Janet D. BrandMaking an Impact on the Future
My introduction to The Jackson Laboratory came through a Verrill Dana luncheon. What an exciting and enthusiastic group of researchers! I found stimulating scientists who would speak with such enthusiasm about their specialties. Their talks were very enlightening and understandable.
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Jean R. BybeeJean R. Bybee '68: Celebrates Her 50th Anniversary as a JAX Summer Student
Fifty years ago, I was selected for one of the coveted positions in the College Student Summer Program. There were 450 applicants at that time. It was my lifetime dream to be a tiny part of the cancer and genetics research at The Jackson Laboratory.
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Kathleen CorbetFueling Current Research Through Life Insurance
I have been a Trustee of The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) for over a decade, and it's important to me to champion the organization in every way I can. That's why I decided to add planned gifts to the ways in which I support the Laboratory.
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Deborah and Joel ShlianWhy I Give Back to Young Scientists
As a college junior in 1967, I participated in The Jackson Laboratory's Summer Student Program in Bar Harbor, working on a research project with the support of a renowned scientist.
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Patricia Albano-GoulettePatricia Albano-Goulette: An Enduring Commitment to Saving Lives
While enjoying their retirement in Colorado, Patricia Albano-Goulette and her husband, Richard, volunteered their time to help save lives, often with their loyal golden retrievers.
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Mary StieritzBill Stieritz: Son of Mary Stieritz, Gift Annuitant
Bill Stieritz is thankful for The Jackson Laboratory and the impact on his mom.
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Bill HarwoodBill Harwood Shares His Love of JAX
For the past 40 years, Bill Harwood has been inspired by what The Jackson Laboratory has contributed to science and decided to give back in return.
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Gail GutradtA Life and Legacy of Purpose: Gail Gutradt’s Story
Where there is a will there is a way. Gail Gutradt believed this until the moment she passed away from cancer in February 2016. Even then, she chose to leave a legacy that would benefit people she will never meet.
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