Thomas R. Famula

Thomas Famula

Position Title
Professor of Animal Science

Department of Animal Science, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

2239 Meyer Hall

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Integrative Genetics and Genomics

Specialties / Focus

  • Animal Genomics

Honors and Awards

  • Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award, 1999
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, American Society of Animal Science 1999


    • 1977 BS University of Delaware
    • 1981 MS Cornell University
    • 1981 PhD Cornell University


    Famula, T.R. and Oberbauer, A.M. 2000. Segregation analysis of epilepsy in the Belgian tervuren dog. The Veterinary Record. 147:218-221. Famula, T.R., Oberbauer, A.M. and Williams, D.C. 2000. Gender effects in hearing loss in Dalmatians. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 48:15-24. Carroll, S.P., Dingle, H., Famula, T.R. and Fox, C.W. 2001. Genetic architecture of adaptive differentiation in evolving host races of the soapberry bug, Jadera haematoloma. Genetica. 112-113:257-272. Oberbauer, A.M., Bennemann, K.S., Belanger, J.M., Wagner, D.R. Ward, J.H. and Famula, T.R. 2002. Inheritance of hypoadrenocorticism in bearded collies. American Journal of Veterinary Research 63:643-647. Famula, T.R., Siemens, L.M., Davidson, A.P., and Packard, M. 2002. Evaluation of the genetic basis of tricuspid valve dysplasia in Labrador Retrievers. American Journal of Veterinary Research 63:816-820.