Epigenetics: Connecting health to lifestyle and the laboratory
Precongress Course 5
Helen Kendrew (United Kingdom) and Cecilia Westin (Sweden)
This course has been designed to provide basic information on the effect that lifestyle, nutrition and laboratory interventions might have on genes and discusses the resulting epigenetic impact.
Nurses, midwives, counsellors, clinical embryologists and laboratory tecnicians
Educational needs and expected outcomes
At the end of this course the participant should be able to understand the effects of lifestyle, nutrition and other exogenous factors on genes and the impact on embryos, pregnancy and family.