Cornell University

99 Lives: Whole Genome Sequencing in the Domestic Cat

Friday, June 13, 2014 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Tower & Campus Rd

Special Guest Seminar by Dr. Leslie Lyons, Gilbreath-McLorn Endowed Professor of Comparative Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Lyons helped develop DNA tests for polycystic kidney disease (PKD), an inherited condition that causes cats to develop kidney cysts. She made international headlines in 2002 by confirming that the world’s first cloned cat, “Cc”, was a true clone.

Event Type



CVM - Clinical Sciences, CVM - James A Baker Institute, College of Veterinary Medicine



No charge

Contact E-Mail

Contact Name

Lyn Park

Contact Phone

(607) 253-3468

Speaker Affiliation

Professor Emerita of the University of California-Davis

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