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Cat & Dog Workshop

The Cat & Dog workshop will provide presentations of cat and dog genetic studies that have been submitted to PAG from both USA and non-USA researchers. The workshop will also have discussion topics, covering areas of interest that would be of value to the overall communities and young investigators.
Date: Sunday, January 12, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM-12:40 PM
Room: Royal Palm Salon 5-6
Organizer:
Leslie Lyons
Co-Chair:
William Murphy
10:30 AM
Welcome and announcements
Leslie Lyons, University of Missouri-Columbia

10:40 AM
Canxiety: Mapping New Loci for Canine Compulsion, Noise and Social Phobia
Hannes Lohi, University of Helsinki; O. Hakosalo, University of Helsinki; F. James, Ontario Veterinary College; A. Thomas, Animal Genetics Laboratory; A. Hielm-Björkman, University of Helsinki; C. Escriou, National Veterinary School of Lyon; J. Kere, Karolinska Institute; P. Arnold, Hospital for Sick Children

10:58 AM
Canine Genetics
Brian W. Davis, NHGRI

11:16 AM
Geographic Structure of Y-Chromosome, Mitochondrial, and Autosomal Domestic Dog Diversity
Laura Shannon, Department of Biomedical Sciences Cornell University; Jessica Hayward, Department of Biomedical Sciences Cornell University; Kyle Oliveira, Department of Biomedical Sciences Cornell University; Elizabeth Corey, Clinical Sciences, Cornell University; Marta Castelhano, Clinical Sciences, Cornell University; Adam R. Boyko, Department of Biomedical Sciences Cornell University

11:34 AM
Updates on the Improvements on the Cat Genome Assembly
Wesley Warren, McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University

11:52 AM
Signatures of Selection in the Cat Genome
Michael Montagu, The Genome Institute

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