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Dr. Pedersen with Ferrini Award winners Barbara Gandolfi (2008) & Hasan Alhaddad (2012)

Feline Research Projects
Inherited Diseases
Breed & Population Diversity
Coat Colors & Fur Types
Ear & Tail Traits

How to Participate!

DNA Sampling & Shipping Protocols
Cheek swabs, tissue, blood
Letter to Customs for import

About Feline DNA Testing
Where to get tests
Accuracy of labs & tests
HCM testing questions
Breed identification

Cat Ancestry
Parentage testing

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Journals & Books

The Feline Genome Project
Resources for investigators

Other Cat Stuff
Cat Registry Links
Genetic Test Information

Contact Us
Directions to the Feline Lab

Breed Management Plans


Contact the Lyons’ Den

Leslie Lyons PhD
SVM Population Health & Reproduction
4206 VetMed 3A University of Calfornia, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
530-754-2287 (4-CATS)
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