UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Genetics Laboratory
Dr. Niels C. Pedersen
Genetic Research Projects of Dr. Niels C. Pedersen


Dr. Pedersen’s research interest with dogs has been targeted at two general areas: 1) Genetic diversity across all dogs and within individual breeds, and 2) the role of genetic factors in autoimmune disorders.
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Dr. Pedersen has also maintained a significant research program into the genetics of cats.  His primary interest has involved in identifying potential genetic associations with resistance to a highly fatal and common infectious disease of cats, feline infectious peritonitis (FIP).
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