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2011 TUFTS Proceedings Online

Conference Director:

    Dr. Jerold S Bell - Director of the Clinical Veterinary Genetics course at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
Speakers and topics include:
  • Dr. Lisa Barber (Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine) -- Cancer Care in Cats and Dogs
  • Dr. Jerold Bell (Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine) -- Maneuvering the Maze of Genetic Tests: Interpretation and Utilization; Are Pure-Bred Dog and Pedigreed Cat Breeds Endangered?
  • Dr. Lorna Kennedy (Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Research, Manchester UK) -- Identifying Genetic Markers for Auto-immune Diseases in the Dog
  • Dr. Kerstin Lindblad-Toh (Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard) -- How to Map Canine Disease Genes: Challenges and Success Stories
  • Dr. Susan Little (Bytown Cat Hospital) -- Feline Reproduction: Common Problems and Clinical Challenges
  • Dr. Leslie Lyons (University of California - Davis School of Veterinary Medicine) -- Power of Case - Control Genome-wide Association Studies in Cats
  • Dr. Cathryn Mellersh (Animal Health Trust ,Suffolk UK) -- Progressive Retinal Atrophy - A Genetically More Complex Disease Than Meets The Eye
  • Dr. Jaime Modiano (University of Minnesota Twin Cities) -- Molecular Genetic Tools in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Recent Advances and Challenges Ahead
  • Dr. Alice Moon-Fanelli (Animal Behavior Consultations, LLC) -- Genetic Underpinnings of Anomalous Canine Behaviors; Misbehavior or Miscommunication? Explanations and Remedies for Common Behavioral Conflicts between Dogs, Cats and their Human Companions
  • Dr. Mark Neff (University of California - Davis School of Veterinary Medicine) -- A Fetching Model for Understanding the Mammalian Mind; Forecasting Risk: Toward Genetically-Informed Clinical Trials in the Dog
  • Dr. Cynthia O'Connor (Slade Veterinary Hospital) -- Pathways to Discovering the Cause of Disease: Could it be Genetic?
  • Dr. Heidi Parker (CGB/NHGRI/NIH) -- The Modern Domestic Dog: Results from an Ancient Genetic Experiment
  • Dr. Mark Rishniw (Cornell University) -- Genetics and Genetic Testing of Canine and Feline Heart Disease
  • Dr. Rachael Thomas (North Carolina State University) -- Cats, Chromosomes and Cancer- Application of Molecular Cytogenetics to the Characterization of Feline Tumors

The 2011 Proceedings are now available online.

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  • Supporting Material
    The 2011 Proceedings represent supporting material for 17 manuscripts, 8 articles and 12 poster abstracts.
  • Easy to Use
    The online Proceedings give you fully indexed access to all text and illustrations of the speakers' notes.
  • Convenience
    The Proceedings are available in both printed and Online formats. The online version will be available to early registrants before the Conference, and to all registrants following the Conference.
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