Canine Genetics Lab

Dog and Horse

Mission Statement

Our interdisciplinary team is working to understand the cellular, molecular and genetic basis of inherited neuromuscular, neurological, and metabolic disorders of companion animal species.


Lab Members

Kari Ekenstedt, DVM, PhD
Eva Furrow, VMD, PhD, Dip ACVIM
James Mickelson, PhD
Katie Minor, RN
Edward (Ned) Patterson, DVM, PhD, Dip ACVIM
Nicole Tate, BS

Contact Us

164 AS/VM Building
1988 Fitch Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Phone: 612-624-5322
Fax: 612-625-0204



Canine Genetics Lab 2015

AHC CVM CGL Riley Photo


If you wish to contribute financially to our Canine Genetics Research please :

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When directed to designate a recipient fund for your gift, choose “Other” and type in “Fund #5062 Canine Genetics Laboratory”.

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