Christian Posbergh

Christian Posbergh

Aug 05, 2016

Group 6 Copy 551
1
Please wait...

About This Project

Sheep come in a variety of different patterns and colors, with black or white individuals being the most common. Brown is another rarer option, often called Moorit. There are no genetic tests currently available for shepherds to identify moorit carriers. Our project aims to identify the genetic variants responsible for moorit in sheep using a candidate gene sequencing approach. Discovering the genetic basis for moorit will allow shepherds to make more informed breeding decisions in their flocks.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Can cockroaches help us cure tularemia?

Tularemia is a deadly disease caused by the bacterium Francisella tularensis (Ft). This bacterium is also a...

Creating a Genetic Circuit Control Toolbox

Synthetic biology studies the design of genetic circuits to program cells to solve problems in areas like medicine...

Backer Badge Funded