Clemson Canine Genetics

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Dr. Kate Tsai

Dr. Kate Tsai


Kate - 2011

 

2001 B.S. - Genetics, Texas A & M University
2005 Ph.D. - Genetics, Texas A & M University

 

 

Recent 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.

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

Evans, J.M., K.L. Tsai, A.N. Starr-Moss, J.M. Steiner, and L.A. Clark (2015) Association of DLA-DQB1 Alleles with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Pembroke Welsh Corgis. Animal Genetics 46:462-465.

Tsai, K.L., A.N. Starr-Moss, G.M. Venkataraman, C. Robinson, L.J. Kennedy, J.M. Steiner, and L.A. CLark (2013). Alleles of the major histocompatibility complex play a role in the pathogenesis of pancreatic acinar atrophy in dogs. Immunogenetics 65: 501-509. 

Tsai, K.L., R.E. Noorai, A.N. Starr-Moss, P. Quignon, C.J. Rinz, E.A. Ostrander, J.M. Steiner, K.E. Murphy and L.A. Clark (2012). Genome-wide association studies for multiple diseases of the German Shepherd Dog. Mammalian Genome 23:203-211.

Gill, J.L., K.L. Tsai, C. Krey, R.E. Noorai, J.F. Vanbellinghen, L.S. Garosl, G.D. Shelton, L.A. Clark* and R.J. Harvey* (2012). A canine BCAN microdeletion associated with episodic falling syndrome. Neurobiology of Disease 45 (1):130-136.

Clark, L.A., K.L. Tsai, A.N. Starr, K.L. Nowend and K.E. Murphy (2011). A missense mutation in the 20S proteasome B2 subunit of Great Danes having harlequin coat patterning. Genomics 97: 244-248.

Wahl, J.M., S. Herbst, L.A. Clark, K.L. Tsai and K.E. Murphy (2008). A review of hereditary diseases of the German Shepherd Dog. Journal of Veterinary Behavior 3 (6): 255-65.

Clark, L.A., A.N. Starr, K.L. Tsai and K.E. Murphy (2008). Genome-wide linkage scan localizes the harlequin locus in the Great Dane to chromosome 9. Gene 418 (1-2): 49-52.

Clark, L.A., K.L. Tsai and K.E. Murphy (2008). Alleles of DLA-DRB1 are not unique in German Shepherd Dogs having degenerative myelopathy. Animal Genetics 39 (3): 332.

Tsai K.L., L.A. Clark and K.E. Murphy (2007). Understanding hereditary diseases using the dog and human as companion model systems. Mammalian Genome 18 (6-7): 444-451.