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2013 Killam Lectures explore genetic and environmental influences on the mind

Epigenetics: Mental health beyond nature and nurture
brings four distinguished experts to Halifax to discuss how genetics and the environment interact to influence the mind, sometimes leading to mental illness.

All four 2013 Killam Lectures will take place beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Ondaatje Hall in the Marion McCain Building, Dalhousie University, 6135 University Avenue.


Friday, October 18
Adrian Bird
Epigenetics, Genetics and Rett Syndrome
Sponsored by the Gairdner Foundation

Monday, October 21
David Sweatt
Epigenetic Mechanisms in Memory Formation

Tuesday, October 2
Jonathan Mill
Epigenetic Pathways to Mental Illness
Sponsored by the Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts Institute

Friday, October 25
Randy Jirtle
Epigenetics: How Genes and Environment Interact

All lectures are free of charge and open to the public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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