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New Frontiers in Cardiovascular Genetics Beyond GWAS (A2)


Organizer(s) Jennifer L. Hall and Stephen S. Rich
January 13—18, 2013
Granlibakken Tahoe • Tahoe City, CA USA
Abstract Deadline: Sep 12, 2012
Late Abstract Deadline: Oct 25, 2012
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 12, 2012
Early Registration Deadline: Nov 12, 2012

Supported by an educational donation provided by Amgen

Summary of Meeting:
This meeting will highlight the latest advances in the field and new approaches in genomics and genetics applied to cardiovascular disease and risk factors. Research in the areas of DNA and RNA sequencing and bioinformatics, as it relates to heart failure, sudden cardiac death and coronary artery disease, will be presented from the perspectives of academia and industry around the world. Challenges in the pursuit of translating genetic findings into diagnostic tests and therapies will be discussed by leading experts who have identified new strategies. The sessions feature state-of-the-art talks in genome biology and genome sequencing for guiding medicine decisions, clinical trial designs and tailored medical treatments. This meeting offers a rare and unique opportunity to explore the most current breakthroughs in genetics and personalized medicine from within and outside the field of cardiovascular biology.

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Scholarships/Awards

Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship Recipients

Shurjo Kumar Sen
National Human Genome Research Institute, USA

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Ancillary Training Program Scholarship Recipients

Jaclyn Ellis
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Janina M. Jeff
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Scholarship Recipients

Michael J. Flister
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Jamie Kapplinger
Mayo Clinic, USA

Gianfranco Matrone
Queen's Medical Research Institute University of Edinburgh, UK

Bijal Vyas
Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, India