The DNA sequencing of a healthy German shepherd will mean dogs can be screened for hip and other diseases much more accurately.
UNSW fruit fly research challenges the neutral theory of molecular evolution and suggests one day we may be prescribed diets according to our genes.
After winning an international competition to have the DNA of a dingo called Sandy sequenced, UNSW scientists have set their sights on sequencing the genome of a German shepherd called Kira.
A wild-born, pure Australian desert dingo called Sandy Maliki has taken out first place in the World’s Most Interesting Genome competition. Her DNA will be decoded using the latest genome sequencing technology.
A proposal by a UNSW scientist to study the DNA of a wild-born Australian desert dingo called Sandy has been announced as one of five finalists in the World’s Most Interesting Genome competition.
UNSW is hosting the annual conference of the Genetics Society of AustralAsia, with more than 250 scientists gathering to discuss the latest genetic research on a wide variety of animals.