Canine Genetics Lab

Canine Genetics Lab Members

Jonah Cullen, MS
Nolan Donahue, Undergraduate Student
Our interdisciplinary team is working to understand the cellular, molecular, and genetic basis of inherited autoimmune, neuromuscular, neurological, and metabolic disorders of companion animal species.
Steven Friedenberg, DVM, PhD, Dip ACVECC
Eva Furrow, VMD, PhD, Dip ACVIM
Emily Ghose, Undergraduate Student
Elizabeth Guzik, Undergraduate Student
James Mickelson, PhD
Katie Minor, RN
Ned Patterson, DVM, PhD, Dip ACVIM
Nicole Tate, PhD Student
Amy Treeful, PhD Student
Sabina Vadnais, BA


Research ethics at the University of Minnesota

Steve Friedenberg with Poodle

 We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.


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