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Liyong Wang, Ph.D.

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Liyong  Wang, Ph.D.


  • English
  • Mandarin


  • Research Associate Professor, Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics



Liyong Wang, Ph.D., a ResearcAssociate Professor in the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, is a molecular biologist with extensive training in mapping susceptibility genes for complex diseases. Her research has focused on using genomic and epigenomic approaches to discover novel susceptibility genes and pathways for coronary artery disease, stroke and Parkinson disease. She has research experience in high-throughput genotyping, genome mapping, next generation sequencing, DNA methylation profiling, transcriptional regulation of gene expression, and characterization of gene structure and function.