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photo of Dr. GravesKathryn T. Graves, PhD

Animal Genetic Testing & Research Laboratory
341 Gluck Equine Research Center
Department of Veterinary Science
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0076

E-mail: ktgraves@uky.edu
Phone: (859) 218-1193
Fax: (859) 257-5169

Curriculum Vitae | Projects

Research Interests

  • Development of DNA-based tests for heritable disorders and coat colors in the horse.

  • Genome Scan for Degenerative Suspensory Ligament Desmitis in Peruvian Pasos.

  • Examination of the equine laminin A3 gene as a candidate gene for epitheliogenesis imperfecta in the American Saddlebred.

  • Linkage disequilibrium study of equine chromosome X markers for heart size in Thoroughbred horses.

  • Development of DNA-based tests for heritable disorders in dogs.

  • Use of an exon scan to detect mutations in the canine galactokinase gene: A candidate gene for juvenile cataracts.

 

Maxwell H.Gluck Equine Research Center
Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40546-0099

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