Leveraging the Genome to Evaluate the Impact of the Social Environment
STS Lunch Seminar with Lauren Schmitz, La Follette School of Public Affairs
Thursday, October 1, 2020
The recent availability of molecular genetic data in large population-representative studies has made it possible to examine the interplay between whole-genome measures of genetic risk and the social environment in ways that were previously only possible in twin or family studies. Research on gene-environment (G x E) interactions—broadly defined as any situation where individual response to environmental risk differs by genotype....