Office: Kitson 215
B.S., University of Houston; M.S., University of California; Ph.D., UMass Lowell
Dr. Bruce Jackson was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Jackson received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Houston; his Master of Science Degree in Genetics from the University of California, Davis and his Doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He did his post-doctoral training at Boston University School of Medicine and was appointed to the faculty there in 1993. Also in 1993 Dr. Jackson also received an appointment as Head of the Biotechnology Programs at Massachusetts Bay Community College. In the ensuing seven years, the Biotechnology Program under Dr. Jackson has become the preeminent undergraduate science program in the nation. Some of Dr. Jackson’s achievements with respect to the Biotechnology Program at Mass Bay are:
At the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Dr. Jackson’s research team investigates the regulation of genes that are linked to the onset of prostate cancer. He is also co-founder of the Prostate Cancer Alliance, a national team of African-American scientists that are searching for a cure for prostate cancer. Dr. Jackson is also a member of:
Dr. Jackson has lived in Wayland, MA for 18 years. He has two children, Corey Alexander Jackson and Leah Alexandra Jackson.