Research

Leading the field in equine genomic research

Plusvital has an extensive research team led by Chief Science Officer, Associate Professor Emmeline Hill. Our team of world-leading scientists have expertise in molecular biology, genomics, bioinformatics, computational biology, equine exercise physiology, veterinary science, statistics and nutrition.


Our research is ongoing and ensures the most accurate and informative tests for genetic performance potential. Members of our research team have published over 200 scientific papers and 9 book chapters. These papers can be read by clicking the "Research Papers" link to the left.

We are currently based at University College Dublin, Ireland, with global links to elite breeders and trainers within the Thoroughbred industry. We combine state-of-the-art genomic technology with large numbers of top-class horses at various stages of training and competition. We have tested over 13,000 horses, and over 1,000 Black Type individuals. Our clients are based in 28 countries internationally, including all major racing jurisdictions.

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