Research in the Maga Lab focuses on using genetic tools to study and modify traits of livestock species to benefit animal and human health. We apply cutting-edge molecular technologies such as gene editing and next generation sequencing for applications both biomedical and agricultural in nature. We integrate basic knowledge of animal biology and applied molecular genetics to study transgenic animals and their products, develop novel animal models for translational research, study the role microbiota modulation plays on health and resistance to disease and how goat casein genotypes influence milk production. Check out the Research page for more details!