The genetics and immunogenetics of camels used in competitions in Oman


This project focuses on the genetic underpinnings of camels used in both beauty and racing competitions in Oman. 


Dr Jaime Gongora

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Sydney School of Veterinary Science

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This project investigates the genetics of camels used for beauty and racing competitions in Oman. In addition it studies the adaptive and innate immune systems and health parameters of these camels. This project will involve use of molecular genetic approaches and phylogenetic and population genetic analyses of DNA data.

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Camels Racing Oman Genetic

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The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 2112

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