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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

Read more at: Dr Sally Ricketts

Dr Sally Ricketts

In the Kennel Club Genetics Centre, we are currently conducting research to identify DNA variants in dogs that are associated with the development of idiopathic epilepsy and paroxysmal dyskinesia, and are working towards developing tools to try to understand and prevent these disorders in dogs.  For this research we utilise both genome-wide association study and whole genome sequencing approaches to conduct analyses of well-defined case-control study sets of dogs sampled from the pet dog population.

Read more at: Dr Derek John Juan Pickard

Dr Derek John Juan Pickard

I have been fortunate enough over the last 45 years, to work on many pioneering Bacterial Vaccine projects that have arisen from utilising basic but essential principles of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathogenicity while working with a wide range of colleagues and friends.