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CHIP Lecture: "Gene-Environment Interplay, Health..."

Thursday, October 9, 2014
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Storrs Campus
J. Ray Ryan Building

CHIP Lecture Series, Fall 2014 “Gene-Environment Interplay, Health, and Some Thoughts about the Future” Workshop to follow: “Marrying Genetics and Prevention Research” Gene Brody, PhD, Professor of Child and Family Development, University of Georgia/Emory University 12:30 - 1:30pm (Workshop 1:45-3:15pm) Co-Sponsors Center for Public Health and Health Policy, UConn Health Center for the Study of Culture, Health and Human Development, UConn Department of Human Development and Family Studies, UConn Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, UConn Location Lecture: Video Conference Room 204, 2nd floor, J. Ray Ryan Building, 2006 Hillside Road University of Connecticut, Storrs Campus Workshop: CHIP Colloquium Room (Ryan 014, 1st Floor) For directions and maps, see Accessibility: elevator available in building lobby on ground floor. Web Stream You can view this talk streamed live during the lecture -- or archived after the lecture -- at The workshop will not be live-streamed or recorded. About the Speaker Dr. Gene Brody is a Regents’ Professor of Child and Family Development and the Director of the Center for Family Research and the Center for Contextual Genetics and Prevention Science at UGA. He is an internationally recognized expert on the risk and protective mechanisms that forecast drug use, sexual risk, and other problem behaviors among rural African American youth and has translated his findings into efficacious preventive interventions. He is the author of more than 300 publications, many of which focus on African American youth development or drug use prevention. More information available at: For more information, contact: CHIP Lecture Series at


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