Stress and Development

Sponsored by: Reproduction and Healthy Pregnancy Research Cluster & Reproductive and Developmental Sciences Program (UBC Department of Ob/Gyn)

Guest speakers include:

"Does parental stress in early life have an epigenetic signature?"
Dr. Clyde Hertzman (UBC, School of Population and Public Health)

"Lasting impact of stress during development: sex differences in  HPA axis, neuroplasticity,  and behavior"
Dr. Liisa Galea (UBC, Department of Psychology)

“Prenatal alcohol exposure: Programming, the HPA axis and later life vulnerability”
Dr. Joanne Weinberg (UBC, Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences)

**The afternoon includes a coffee break and informal networking reception with food and beverages.**

To attend, please RSVP by November 14, 2012 to: Domena Tu (




14:00 PM to 16:00 PM


2 hours


Chan Centre for Family Health Education (CFRI)