The biosocial genome? Interdisciplinary perspectives on environmental epigenetics, health and society

EMBO Rep. 2017 Oct;18(10):1677-1682. doi: 10.15252/embr.201744953. Epub 2017 Sep 20.


Environmental epigenetics has attracted attention in the media owing to its potential for informing public health policies. It is therefore important to take its societal implications into consideration by cooperating with researchers in the social sciences and humanities.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Epigenesis, Genetic*
  • Gene-Environment Interaction*
  • Genome, Human*
  • Humans
  • Socioeconomic Factors