Course How Mother can Influence Offspring

How important are the epigenetic influences on the phenotype of our offspring? During online this course the latest knowledge and insights of transgenerational (nutritional) effects for both humans and animals will be discussed. A diversity of inspiring examples seen in livestock and humans will be presented. To obtain a better understanding of these effects, we will look into the mechanisms involved and provide participants with a better understanding of nutritional and environmental maternal influences on the expression of the genome of offspring.

Organised by Wageningen Academy
Duration 2 days
Price EUR 475.00

This programme is not open for registration.
You can already show your interest.

Why follow this course?

The aim of this online course is for participants to refresh the theory and principles of epigenetics and in specific focus on new research insights and observed effects. After successfully attending this course participants gained basic knowledge and the latest scientific insights which allow them to apply these into their daily practise.

Is this course for you?

This online course is designed for professionals working in a field where fundamental knowledge and insights are needed to achieve pioneering advances with a focus on long and a healthy life both for human and animal.

Programme & topics

Transgenerational (nutritional) effects in humans & animals

The topics are introduced by different experts. During the programme there is ample time to discuss issues of importance to your company/institution with the presenters, all who are experts in their particular science discipline. The following subjects will be discussed:

  • Epigenetics
  • Early life stress
  • Transgeneral effects
  • Mechanisms of epigenesis

Practical Information

€475 per person and covers access to the course with live interactive virtual classrooms and supporting PDF's.

Between 15 and 50 participants.

Based on your attendance you will receive a certificate at the end of the programme.

Stay informed

This programme will be organized in 2023. You can already show your interest. Questions? Contact Wageningen Academy.