CGC Member represents the UK at Flyball World Cup

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All of the CGC team are dog lovers and most have at least one pet dog. Our Bioinformatician, Ellen, is slightly different though as she has multiple dogs and competes in the sport of flyball outside of work. Ellen has recently competed at the Flyball Open World Cup in Germany where her team came 4th in the world! Continue reading

Introducing Bruno Lopes – PhD student based in the Canine Genetics Centre

We would like to introduce you to Bruno Lopes. Bruno is a veterinary neurologist, from Southfields Veterinary Specialists, who has recently started studying for a PhD on a part-time basis at Cambridge University Vet School. Bruno, who will be based within the Canine Genetics Centre, will be investigating the genetics of intervertebral disc diseases in several breeds of dog, the aim being to improve our understanding of the genetics of this complex, debilitating disease that affects some of the UK’s most popular breeds. Continue reading