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Cardiovascular Genomics

Cardiovascular Genomics Working Group

The Cardiovascular Genomics Working Group is a new initiative of the Center for Public Health Genomics and the Hypertension and Vascular Research Center led by Drs. Lisa Washburn and Liliya Yamaleyeva.


To enhance cardiovascular research through the integration of genomics.


1.        To foster new collaborations between research groups in the areas of cardiovascular disease and genomics, including:

  • Generation of new proposals and grants submissions
  • Analysis of existing data or samples
  • Incorporation of a specific aim(s) related to  genomics to ongoing projects

2.        To provide a forum for presenting and refining ideas on cardiovascular genomics.

3.        To facilitate interactions with local leaders in the field of cardiovascular genomics. 

4.        To review and discuss the current literature in the field of cardiovascular genomics. 


  • To become familiar with the resources and technologies available at WFSM to study genomics (potential applications, sample collection and processing;  sample size calculation and statistical analysis; working with human and animal models; preparing the budget - costs)
  • To provide an example of successful application of genomics to clinical research.

Meeting Schedule
Monday, April 4, 2016 @ 9:00am
Cardiovascular Genomics Working Group meeting
Speaker:  TBA

Location: Hanes Building, 6th floor large conference room - Hypertension


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