Felipe F Avila

Felipe F Avila

Assistant Research Scientist

Veterinary Genetics Laboratory

2005, B.Sc., University of Brasilia (UnB), Brasilia, DF, Brazil
2014, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
2018, Postdoctoral training, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN
2019, Postdoctoral training, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Active Research Grants
Co-Principal Investigator, Genetic and Genomic Studies in the American Standardbred Horse., Rebecca Bellone, Felipe Avila (Principal Investigator), United States Trotting Association
Research Focus
Companion and production animal genetics and genomics
Specialty Focus
Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Cytogenetics
Ten Recent Publications

Donnelly CG, Bellone RR, Hales EN, Nguyen A, Katzman SA, Dujovne GA, Knickelbein KE, Avila F, Kalbfleisch TS, Giulotto E, Kingsley NB, Tanaka J, Esdaile E, Peng S, Dahlgren A, Fuller A, Mienaltowski MJ, Raudsepp T, Affolter VK, Petersen JL, Finno CJ
Generation of a Biobank From Two Adult Thoroughbred Stallions for the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes Initiative.

Aleman M, Crowe C, Dechant J, Bellone RR, Avila F^
Brainstem auditory evoked responses and bone conduction assessment in alpacas

Hisey EA, Hermans H, Lounsberry ZT, Avila F, Grahn RA, Knickelbein KE, Duward-Akhurst SA, McCue ME, Kalbfleisch T, Lassaline ME, Back W, Bellone RR
Whole genome sequencing identified a 16 kilobase deletion on ECA13 strongly associated with distichiasis in Friesian horses

Bellone RR, Avila F^
Genetic Testing in the Horse

Norton EM, Avila F, Schultz NE, Mickelson JR, Geor RJ, McCue ME
Evaluation of an HMGA2 variant for pleiotropic effects on height and metabolic traits in ponies.