Keeping cheetah FIT!

Larissa Slaney, our PhD student at Heriott Watt University, Edinburgh, interviewed for The National Scot on her project to keep cheetah FIT http://www.thenational.scot/news/15588082.Scottish_scientists_in_crucial_research_project_to_save_the_cheetah/    

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Using FIT to look at relatedness in Cheetah

Our PhD student Larissa Slaney, based at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh UK, is using FIT to investigate relatedness between cheetah.  If the technique can be shown to work it will be many times less expensive than DNA-based methods. The BBC interviews Larissa here:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05jmddq  

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