Getting under the skin: Genes, environment and our healthOccasional Seminars

Our Essex in London series is back, and we’re bringing two of Essex’s top academics to the capital to talk about their research in regards to Biosocial Research and genomes in society.

The world around us can affect our health. Where we live, how we grow up and how stressful our lives are.

We also know that genes that are inherited from our parents can influence our health and lives, and in turn the environments in which we live can alter the way in which our genes operate.

Come and hear how our researchers are breaking new ground, working to answer fundamental questions about nurture and nature and to understand how different factors influence life chances.

We’re excited to welcome you to an evening of learning and discussion with Essex academics, Dr Cara Booker and Professor Leo Schalkwyk.

The talk will be followed by a Q&A session where you can explore the subjects further with our academics, chaired by Emily Grundy, Director of ISER.

Presented by:

Dr Cara Booker, Professor Emily Grundy, both from ISER, and Professor Leo Schalkwyk, School of Life Sciences, University of Essex

Date & time:

28 Nov 2019 18:00 pm - 28 Nov 2019 20:30 pm


Dorchester Library (1st floor), Royal College of Physicians 11St Andrews Place, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4LE


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