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Mutt Mix: What breed is this dog?
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We use evolution to explore how genetics affects health. We study everything from cholera to dog behavior to mammalian evolution to understand how genes work, and how we can translate these discoveries into improved health care.
The 200 Mammals Project
From aadvarks to wooly rats, we're working to understand mammalian evolution
Wolves vs dogs
Using domestication to investigate the genetics of early social development
We are following the pawprints of evolution with help of dog owners around the world. We want to understand how dog DNA changed as dogs went from living in the wild to being part of our families. Do you own a dog? Join the Darwin’s Dogs project today!
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Happy 2018 from the Karlsson Lab! Our holiday card is out, featuring the remarkable illustrations of Kathleen Morrill. In this year’s card, we set out as intrepid explorers to swab and sequence…
Kate Megquier, DVM When people hear that I am a veterinarian, they are often surprised to learn that I work in a genetics lab, rather than in the clinic with…
Jessica Hekman, DVM I am a new face at Karlsson Lab, the lab behind Darwin’s Dogs. I finished my Ph.D. this summer and started here as a postdoc in September….