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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

Alert:

Because of the impact worldwide of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the 2020 International Summer Programmes have been replaced by the Virtual Summer Festival of Learning

This course is part of the Science Summer Programme Term II 2020.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

Is the rapid increase in obesity due to unhealthy lifestyles or our genes to blame? This course will focus on the complex interactions between environmental and genetic factors that influence body weight and explore some of the latest research in this area. We will learn how hormones and organ systems maintain energy balance; how genes linked to obesity are being identified and how epigenetic changes can influence obesity.

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Course dates

19 Jul 2020 to 25 Jul 2020

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

06 Jul 2020

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

Qc2