Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Community

The Pharmacogenomics Community combines the disciplines of biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and pharmacology to elucidate the mechanisms of drug action, toxicity, metabolism and transport and to identify genetic determinants of variability in drug exposure, response and toxicity.

Community Goals

  • Facilitate interaction and collaboration between members of the Pharmacogenomics Community via social media and networking opportunities
  • Spur interest and growth in the area of pharmacogenomics
  • Act as the primary home for researchers in the area of pharmacogenomics
  • Support member engagement in the Precision Medicine Initiative

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University of Florida Training Program
The University of Florida announces a new training program funded by the National Institutes of Health’s National Human Genomic Research Institute. The Program for Applied Research and Development in Genomic Medicine, or PARADIGM, offers trainees mentoring from world-renowned scientists, clinical exposure in multiple areas of genomic medicine and stimulating career development opportunities within the robust, interdisciplinary research environment at UF. Learn more here.

Are you interested in volunteering within the PMG Community? Email your interest to Jason Karnes, PharmD, PhD, or update your involvement interests online.

Past Webinars


Jason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD, BCPS

Community Chair


Laura Ramsey, PhD

Community Vice Chair


Yui Wing Francis Lam, PharmD

Community Past Chair


PGx Community Programming Steering Committee
Dan Hertz, PharmD, PhD - Chair
Meghan Arwood, PharmD
Sharvari Bhagwat, PhD
J. Kevin Hicks, PharmD, PhD
Ming-Fen Ho, PhD
Jesse Swen, PharmD, PhD

PGx Community Membership Outreach Steering Committee
Sonal Singh, PhD - Co-Chair
D. Max Smith, PharmD - Co-Chair
Josiah Allen
Otito Iwuchukwu, PhD
Jia Yu, PhD
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