EBS Research Seminar on Lifecourse: Genetics and Epigenetics

Start date: 
24 Oct, 2017
Roger Bannister Lecture Theatre
1st floor, Faculty of Medicine Building
Norfolk Place, St Mary's Campus
United Kingdom
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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research Seminar on Lifecourse: Genetics and Epigenetics 

Tuesday 24 October 3:30-5:00 pm, with drinks reception to follow.


  1. Introduction by Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin
  2. Chronic inflammation and complex disorders; from genetics to causality - Abbas Dehghan (30 min)
  3. Maternal smoking EWAS, tentative title: “Prenatal cigarette smoke exposure and offspring DNA methylation from childhood to middle age - Petri Wiklund, Ville Karhunen (30 min)
  4. Parent-of-origin effects on triglycerides in medium very-low-density lipoprotein NMR metabolite in PTPRD gene – (with an insight into exploring future work in NFBCs)-  Natalia Pervjakova  (20 min)