Saturday, 22 December 2018

Grant recipient
Romain Barrès, Professor, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Project title
Ancestral Causes of Obesity: Understanding Epigenetic Transmission by Spermatozoa

Co-applicants

Stephen Simpson, Academic Director, Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney, Australia

Marcelo Nobrega, Professor, Department of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, IL, USA

Brief description
The grant will enable us to establish a scientific community with the potential to build bridges between several disciplines and expertise in epigenetics, physiology, chromatin structure, metabolism, comparative biology and bioinformatics. We hope to develop innovative strategies to improve the metabolic health of the coming generations by making recommendations related to lifestyle.