The Molecular Cytogenetics Laboratory at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS)
performs a wide range of cytogenetic, molecular, and DNA-based testing for clinical and research facilities,
private companies, veterinarians, breeders, and animal owners.


The Cytogenetics Service Lab will be closed from June 1st to  July 16, 2024.

The last date to submit samples is May 27th.

FKBP6 genotyping service will be closed May, 2024.


For chromosome analysis, we use both traditional and state-of-the-art techniques and carry out tests for all domestic animals and a broad range of wild species, including non-mammalian vertebrates. Analyses are done either for a fee or on a collaborative basis.

Available Services:

  • Karyotyping from blood, tissues and cell lines
  • Karyotyping with routine staining or G-banding of chromosomes
  • Molecular cytogenetic analysis using Fluorescent In Situ Hybridization (FISH)
  • FKBP6 Genotyping — Test for Thoroughbred stallion subfertility from blood or hair follicles

Download Karyotyping Form (PDF)

Download FKBP6 Genotyping Form (PDF)

Sample Collection and Shipping: