Capilet Genetics

Capilet Genetics AB was founded in 2011 by three researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Uppsala University: Leif Andersson, Lisa Andersson and Gabriella Lindgren. Nxt2b own shares in the company. Emmelie Arneng is the CEO of Capilet Genetics and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business.





Emmelie Arneng

 EmBreeder of standradbred horses for harness raceing under the name Em Stables. Comes closest from Wenngarn where she worked as an event manager and project manager for the business development group of the holding company Sisyfos Fastighetsförädling. She also co-founded the new harness raceing sale "Wenngarn Yearling Sales" which she now owns and operates on her own. She has previously worked for the Stockholm Travsällsakap of events, marketing and project management. CEO of Capilet Genetics.


Board of Directors 

Leif Andersson

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Professor in Functional Genomics at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology at Uppsala University. Leif has published more than 300 scientific articles and is a world-leading researcher. He uses domestic animals as models for understanding the genetic basis for phenotypic variation. The discovery of the DMRT3 variant is an outstanding example of how genetic studies of domestic animals can lead to new basic knowledge of important biological mechanisms. Leif is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences in the USA. Board Member of Capilet Genetics.

Gabriella Lindgren

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Associate professor and senior lecturer at the Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Gabriella defended her doctoral thesis on gene mapping, the evolution of horses and their domestication at Uppsala University in 2001. Gabriella’s earlier work on genetic mapping became very useful when sequencing the horse genome. She completed a post-doc at Stanford University and has since then conducted many research projects of her own, looking into skeletal atavism in foals, the coat colour silver, summer eczema and the eye disease MCOA syndrome. Board Member of Capilet Genetics.


Erika Kjellberg Eriksson

ErikaHas been working in the life science sector for 15 years. Before joiningnxt2b she served as CFO of OxThera, prior to that as Vice president and CFO of Q-Med and as CFO and CEO of BioPhausia. Erika has currently six other directorships. She has a formal background as B.Sc. in Ba and Econ. from Uppsala University and started her career as an auditor at Ernst & Young. Chair of the board of Capilet Genetics.




Contact information

Capilet Genetics AB
Gamla Granbyvägen 232
SE-193 91 Sigtuna, Sweden

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Phone: 0046-707-666 774


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SynchroGait USA

Horse Skeletal Atavism Test 



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