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Brooks Equine Genetics Lab

Welcome to the Brooks Equine Genetics Lab!

The focus of our research is to understand the genetic basis for diseases, disorders, and physiological variations in the horse, providing owners and breeders an additional tool for improved horse health and management. Our lab consists of the principal investigator, Dr. Samantha Brooks, and several undergraduate and graduate students. Please be sure to visit our Research page to find out more about our current studies and to learn how you can become involved in research.

Research: The goal of the Brooks Equine Genetics Lab is to use genetics to better understand the biology and health of the horse.

Current Research

Past Research

Samantha Brooks


Associate Professor, Equine Physiology

Lab Information