Clemson Canine Genetics

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Dr. Sarah Murphy Bell

Sarah Murphy Bell, Ph.D. 

Sarah and Heidi - 2019

2017 B.S. Genetics, Clemson University

2022 Ph.D. Genetics, Clemson University 

Recent Publications:

Bell SM, Evans JM, Evans KM, Tsai KL, Noorai RE, Famula TR, Holle DM, Clark LA (2022). Congenital idiopathic megaesophagus in the German shepherd dog is a sex-differentiated trait and is associated with an intronic variable number tandem repeat in Melanin-Concentrating Hormone Receptor 2. PLOS Genetics 18(3):e1010044.

Murphy SC, Recio A, de la Fuente C, Guo LT, Shelton GD, Clark LA (2019). A glycine transporter SLC6A5 frameshift mutation causes startle disease in Spanish greyhounds. Human Genetics 138(5):509-513.

Murphy SC, Evans JM, Tsai KL, Clark LA (2018). Length variations within the Merle retrotransposon of canine PMEL: correlating genotype with phenotype. Mobile DNA 9:26.


Sarah and Debra - 2018