Genetics conference includes canine breed test presentation
Last updated 2/14/2008 at Noon
A January 15 workshop at the Plant and Animal Genetics conference January 12-16 in San Diego included a presentation by Sue DeNise of MMI Genomics titled “Development and Commercialization of a SNP-based DNA Diagnostic Test to Predict Canine Breed Heritage.”
MMI Genomics, which is based in Davis, is approximately 15 years old and is a subsidiary of MetaMorphics, Inc. MMI Genomics provides patronage and identity test services to various organizations including the American Kennel Club.
The stage 1 work identified genetic differences by breed. “We know that there are huge differences...