Veterinary Genetics Laboratory

Aggie Square Announces UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory as New Research Tenant

Aggie Square, the innovation district anchored by the University of California, Davis, in partnership with Wexford Science & Technology LLC, has announced the UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) as its newest research tenant. The world-class laboratory, known for its pioneering animal DNA testing and genetics services, is situated within UC Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine, the No. 1 veterinary program in the nation.

Veterinary Genetics Laboratory Maintains Highest Level of Accreditation

The UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory (VGL) recently maintained the highest level of that can be achieved by testing laboratories. The ISO/IEC 17025 annual accreditation was renewed by the American National Standards Institute National Accreditation Board (ANAB), the largest multi-disciplinary accreditation body in the western hemisphere, with more than 2,500 organizations accredited in approximately 80 countries.

UC Davis Study Reports That Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome Is Not Associated With Catastrophic Breakdown In Thoroughbreds

Researchers at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine have published the results of a study that investigated the frequency of the Warmblood Fragile Foal Syndrome (WFFS) mutation in Thoroughbreds. The study demonstrated that the WFFS mutation is not a genetic risk factor for catastrophic breakdown and is only present at a very low frequency in this breed.