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"Elaine Ostrander provides an overview of canine genetics, and explains how scientists are using genetics to decipher the molecular basis of different traits such as height and cancer risk. Talk Overview: Although all domestic dogs belong to the same species, different breeds display unique morphological traits and different disease susceptibility. Dr. Elaine Ostrander provides an overview of canine genetics, and explains how scientists are using genetics to decipher the molecular basis of different traits such as height and cancer risk. In her second lecture, Ostrander explains that canine ge
Understanding Mixed-Breed and Purebred Populations WSAVA's November 2020 edition of the Bulletin highlights the work of the WSAVA Hereditary Disease Committee (HDC). For Veterinarians, breed clubs, and breeders see: Understanding Mixed-Breed and Purebred Populations. "Keen to understand more about mixed-breed and purebred populations and how they relate to genetic disease in your patients? Watch this lecture given by WSAVA HDC Chair Dr Jerold Bell at the virtual 2020 AVMA Convention in August (2020)."
From the Dog Breeding Reform group's inaugural meeting... DBRG 2017 22 October 2017 at 13:18:18 Lecture - video and slides Terms and concepts...Multifactorial traits, Genetic factors, Environmental factors, Threshold effect, Lafora’s disease, MWHD, Degenerative Myelopathy, whole breed management, Simple (single gene), Complex, Single gene disorder, Simple autosomal recessive, Homozygous clear, Heterozygote (carrier), Homozygous affected, coat colours, incompletely penetrant autosomal recessive, Complex inheritance, Polygenic traits, Wobblers, Diag