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Canine And Equine Genetics Laboratory

Mission Statement 

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

Summary

Our laboratory focuses on the genetics and genomics of heritable disorders of dogs and horses. This includes: molecular and physiological basis for inherited equine exertional myopathies and metabolic disorders; molecular and physiological basis for inherited neuromuscular and neurological disease in various dog breeds; and development of genetic linkage, physical, and comparative maps of the horse genome, with development and acquisition of SNP mapping tools in both species, to enable the above studies to be successful.

Lab Members
Dr. Eva Furrow
Dr. James Mickelson
Dr. Molly McCue
Dr. Edward (Ned) Patterson
Dr. Stephanie Valberg
 
Dr. Aaron Rendahl
 
Samantha Beeson
Dr. Ann Kemper
Dr. Annette McCoy
Dr. Elaine Norton
Dr. Nichol Schultz
Dr. Raffaella Teixeira
 
Katie Minor
Nicole Tate 

 
Contact Us

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

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

 



 
Related Links

  Canine Research

 

   Equine Research

  • Equine Metabolic Syndrome (EMS)
  • Gray Horse Melanoma
  • Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM), Type 1
  • Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy (PSSM), Type 2
  • Recurrent Exertional Rhabdomyolysis (RER)
  • Osteochondrosis (OCD)

Visit the Equine Genetics and Genomics Laboratory for more information on our Equine research.

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