Clemson Canine Genetics

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Dr. Kate Tsai

Dr. Kate Tsai

Kate - 2017 Canine and Feline Genetics Conference
 

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

 Recent Publications

Tsai KL, Vernau KM, Winger K, Zwueste DM, Sturges BK, Knipe M, Williams DC, Anderson KJ, Evans JM, Guo LT, Clark LA, Shelton GD (2019). Congenital myasthenic syndrome in Golden Retrievers is associated with a novel COLQ mutation. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 34(1), 258-265. 

Tsai KL, Evans JM, Noorai RE, Starr-Moss AN, Clark LA (2019). Novel Y Chromosome Retrocopies in Canids Revealed through a Genome-Wide Association Study for Sex. Genes 10(4): 320.

Murphy SC, Evans JM, Tsai KL, Clark LA (2018). Length variations within the Merle retrotransposon of canine PMEL: correlating genotype with phenotype. Mobile DNA 9:26.

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.