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.

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Clinical Sciences, Baker Institute for Animal Health, Veterinary College

Website

http://www.vet.cornell.edu/clinsci/se...

Cost

No charge

Contact E-Mail

lcn4@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Lyn Park

Contact Phone

(607) 253-3468

Speaker Affiliation

Professor Emerita of the University of California-Davis

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