genetics

Postdoc and PhD Positions in Canine Ageing-Behaviour, Genetics, and Neuroscience

Postdoc and PhD Positions in Canine Ageing-Behaviour, Genetics, and Neuroscience

Family Dog Project, Department of Ethology, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Positions: 3 Postdocs and 3 PhD students We seek outstanding applicants who are interested in exploring the cognitive ageing of family dogs. We are developing a test battery using an interdisciplinary approach with the most advanced behavioural, genetic and neuroscience testing methods (e.g. eye-tracking, motion […]

Canine behaviour and cognition: evolution, genetics and applications for breeding and performance

Interest in canine behavior, performance, genetics and cognition has increased with the enhanced sequencing of the dog genome. This meeting will bring together those who are establishing objective measurement protocols for behavioral, cognitive and performance assessments in dogs with those in molecular genetics who have used physical and functional measures as phenotypes to map the […]

Behaviour genetics talk at ABS 2015

“Association of OPRM gene polymorphisms with inattention and social behaviour in dogs” – sounds exciting, does it? This was the talk of Enikő Kubinyi’s presentation at the Animal Behaviour Society Conference in Anchorage, Alaska (2015, 13/June) OPRM, also known as MOR, is the abbreviation of mu-opioid receptor gene. OPRM is the binding site of endorphin and morphine, […]