Clemson Canine Genetics

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2011-2017 Publications

Evans JM, Noorai RE, Tsai KL, Starr-Moss AN, Hill CM, Anderson KJ, Famula TR, Clark LA (2017). Beyond the MHC: A canine of dermatomyositis shows a complex pattern of genetic risk involving novel loci. PLoS Genetics 13(3): e1006604. [PubMed abstract]


Evans JM, Cox ML, Huska J, Li F, Gaitero L, Guo LT, Casal ML, Granzier HL, Shelton GD, and Clark LA (2016). Exome sequencing reveals a nebulin nonsense mutation in a dog model of nemaline myopathy. Mammalian Genome 27:495-502.   [PubMed abstract]


Rinz CJ, Lennon VA, James F, Thoreson J, Tsai KL, Starr-Moss AN, Humpries HD, Guo LT, Palmer AC, Clark LA, and Shelton GD (2015). A CHRNE frameshift mutation causes congenital myasthenic syndrome in young Jack Russell terriers. Neuromuscular Disorders 25: 921-927. [PubMed abstract]


Evans JM, Tsai KL, Starr-Moss AN, Steiner JM, and Clark LA (2015). Association of DLA-DQB1 alleles with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in Pembroke Welsh corgis. Animal Genetics 46: 462-465. [PubMed abstract]


Rinz CJ, Levine J, Minor KM, Humphries HD, Lara R, Starr-Moss AN, Guo LT, Shelton GD, and Clark LA (2014). A COLQ missense mutation in Labrador retrievers having congenital myasthenic syndrome. PLoS ONE 9(8): e106425. [PubMed abstract]


Clark LA and Starr-Moss AN (2013). Genetics and genomics of the domestic dog. In: Molecular and Quantitative Animal Genetics. Ed: H. Khatib. Hoboken, New Jersey. Wiley-Blackwell. (121-130). [Online Text]


Tsai KL, Starr-Moss AN, Venkataraman GM, Robinson C, Kennedy LJ, Steiner JM, and Clark LA (2013). Alleles of the major histocompatibility complex play a role in the pathogenesis of pancreatic acinar atrophy in dogs. Immunogenetics 65: 501-509. [PubMed abstract]


Noorai RE, Freese NH, Wright LM, Chapman SC*, and Clark LA* (2012). Genome-wide association mapping and identification of candidate genes for rumpless and ear-tufted traits of the Araucana chicken. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40974. [PubMed abstract]


Clark LA and Cox ML (2012). Current status of genetic studies of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in dogs. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine 27 (3): 109-112. [PubMed abstract] 


Tsai KL, Noorai RE, Starr-Moss AN, Quignon P, Rinz CJ, Ostrander EA, Steiner JM, Murphy KE, and Clark LA (2012). Genome-wide association studies for multiple diseases of the German Shepherd dog. Mammalian Genome 23: 203-211. [PubMed abstract] 


Gill JL, Tsai KL, Krey C, Noorai RE, Vanbellinghen JF, Garosl LS, Shelton GD, Clark LA*, and Harvey RJ* (2012). A canine BCAN microdeletion associated with episodic falling syndrome. Neurobiology of Disease 45 (1): 130-136. [PubMed abstract]


Clark LA, Tsai KL, Starr AN, Nowend KL, and Murphy KE  (2011). A missense mutation in the 20S proteasome B2 subunit of Great Danes having harlequin coat patterning. Genomics 97: 244-248. [PubMed abstract]