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Ray Wigley PhD

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returns 12/31/2016

I can answer questions on genetics referring to all companion animals.

Experience in the area

I have written and presented lectures on genetics in the UK Europe and USA around cats dogs and ferrets. I have also presided over examinations presented to trainee judges and students of veterinary science.


I have a PhD in Microbiology and was awarded a Fellowship at Liverpool.

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Prashant S Akerkar03/06/14101010Dear Ray Thank you. Thanks & Regards .....
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Recent Answers from Ray Wigley PhD

2014-03-05 Speech as Genetic Traits.:

Vocal characteristics and intonation have no bearing on genetic inheritance.This can be determined by removing a baby from its birth environment where adults communicate in clicks and shrills and emmersing

2014-02-07 The controversy of cloning:

Hi M  Bearing in mind this is a paper for school   Let me answer the questions in order    Benefits and risks  Benefits  An almost carbon copy of a subject with all its good and bad points  An opportunity

2014-01-24 Deafness Defect Detection in Sonography Tests.:

You need to read the following abstract for an indepth answer to your question.  "The development of fetal hearing","Peter G Hepper","BS Shahidullah",Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review,Volume 6,Issue 03

2014-01-22 Genetics: skin color heredity:

Hi Faiza    The area you need to investigate is Pigmentation  Check this url.    They contain a

2014-01-21 Eye and Ear Defects.:

There is no guarantee on congenital defects in infants.  The damage or loss of an organ at birth is not hereditary but congenital.  The defect about deafness or blindness can be attributed to damage in


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