Wed, 16 November 2011
In this edition of Genome Barks we bring you and interview with Dr. Mark Neff, scientific investigator and Director of program for canine health and performance at the Van Andel Research Institute. Dr. Neff has received funding from the AKC Canine Health Foundation and his current research is focused on neurological and behavioral disorders in the dog.
In this podcast Dr. Neff discusses how researchers are learning about the genes responsible for behaviors like pointing and herding and how understanding the principals of the mind can help them understand the intrinsic reward system that motivates dogs to do what they do.
Thu, 3 November 2011
In this podcast we bring you an interview with Dr. Meg Staton from Clemson University Dr. Staton works in bioinformatics helping researchers find the causes of genetic disease. Bioinformatics is the application of computer science and information technology to the field of biology and medicine. Dr. Staton discusses the role of the bioinformaticist in canine health research.
This podcast was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust.