Launch of Understanding Society Epigenetic DataConferences

The Understanding Society team has measured genome wide epigenetic data in blood samples from almost 1,200 people. To mark the launch of this new data, the household study is hosting an event at The Royal Society for Public Health, London on 27th April.

The new epigenetic data will combine with Understanding Society’s existing biomarker, genetic, social and economic data to provide a rich and powerful research resource. Social, behavioural and environmental scientists might be interested in epigenetics based on the premise that one’s social, behavioural and environmental circumstances can modify which aspects of the genome are expressed and which are not.

Presented by:

Professor Michaela Benzeval, Professor Meena Kumari, Professor Marcus Pembrey, Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Genetics, Great Ormond Street, Institute of Child Health and Bristol University and others

Date & time:

27 Apr 2017 09:00 am - 27 Apr 2017 15:00 pm


Royal Society for Public Health, 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1AD


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