Dr. Michael Kobor adresses how the environment shapes the human epigenome, and how this in turn might affect children’s susceptibilities to chronic disease and their mental health as a part of the UBC BrainTalks series on Epigenetics and Early Life Experiences.
Dr. Michael Kobor is a Professor at UBC in the department of Medical Genetics and the Human Early Learning Partnership. He is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Social Epigenetics, Sunny Hill BC Leadership Chair in Child Development, and the Theme Lead for “Healthy Starts” at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.
Dr. Kobor’s research is investigating epigenetic variation in humans, with a focus on the effects of social environment on lifelong health and aging.
Learn more about Dr. Kobor’s research here: https://cmmt.ubc.ca/kobor-lab/