The Clark Lab at Clemson University is studying inherited diseases and other genetic phenotypes in the dog.
Current Lab News:
Attended American Shetland Sheepdog National Specialty
Dr. Clark and Dr. Starr-Moss's Creative Inquiry students gave a seminar on genetics
Congratulations to Our New Graduate! (May, 2015)
Erin Peterson will be attending graduate school at NC State University
Congratulations to Our New Graduate! (December, 2014)
Dr. Catilin Rinz is now a post-doc researcher at the University of Georgia
Congratulations to our graduates! (May, 2014)
(Left) Dr. Rooksana Noorai is working at the Clemson University Genomics Institute.
(Right) Victoria Nelson will be attending graduate school at the University of Georgia.
Attended Collie Club of America 2014 National Specialty
Attended 2013 International Conference on Advances in Canine and Feline Genomics and Inherited Diseases
(Left to Right) (Top) Dr. Kate Tsai, Caitlin Rinz
(Bottom) Jacquelyn Evans, Dr. Alison Starr-Moss
Dr. Starr-Moss wins Frank A. Burtner Award for Excellence in Advising (May 9, 2013)
Congratulations to our graduating seniors!
(Left to right: Melissa Beyer will be starting a genetic counseling program at VCU.
Kathryn Mercer will begin veterinary school at Cornell University in the fall.
Jacquelyn Evans is starting work on a Ph.D. at Clemson University this fall.)
Attended 1st Annual Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium at Clemson University (April 8, 2013)
Research Featured in New York Times Article (December 20, 2012)
Visited Dr. Sheila Schmutz's laboratory at the University of Saskatchewan (September 23-25, 2012)
(Dayna Dreger and Dr. Clark)
Attended Eureka Poster Presentation at Clemson University (August 31, 2012)
(Brittany Rosener presenting her poster on using qPCR to detect the merle allele of SILV )
Attended American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum in New Orleans, LA (June 1-2, 2012)
(Olesia Kennedy, Dr. Clark, Dr. David Williams, and Enzyme Diane in front of the EPI4DOGS booth)
Attended meeting at Texas A & M Institute of Preclinical Studies in College Station, TX (May 1-3, 2012)
(Rooksie standing with the 12th Man statue in front of Kyle Field and The Reveille Cemetery)
Clemson University President Jim Barker visited with Dr. Leigh Anne Clark (December 1, 2011)
(President Barker and Dr. Clark)
Dr. Mike Vaughan visited the Clemson Canine Genetics Lab (November 10, 2011)
(Dr. Mike lecturing in Genetics 450) (Dr. Mike, Dr. Starr, and the Clark lab)
Noorai initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (October 27, 2011)
(Dean Thomas Scott of the College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences and Rooksie Noorai)
Dr. Sharon Vanderlip and her daughter visited with the Clark Lab (October 19, 2011)
(Jacquelynn Vanderlip, Rooksie Noorai, Dr. Sharon Vanderlip, Dr. Leigh Anne Clark)
Attended Canine and Feline Breeding and Genetics Conference in Boston, MA (September 16-17, 2011)
(Dr. Kate Tsai, Dr. Alison Starr-Moss, & Dr. Leigh Anne Clark in front of Paul Revere's House) (Dr. Kate Tsai presenting her poster on Episodic Falling Syndrome in CKCS)
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