About the presentation
Parent-offspring associations could be due to several different modes of intergenerational transmission. Tom McAdams will present his work using the MoBa and other samples resolving gene-environment correlation. He will also present methods for assessing gene-environment interaction in such studies.
About the speaker
Tom McAdams is a Senior Research Fellow at King's College London. McAdams' work is focused on the role of the social environment in the development of common emotional and behavioural disorders. He has a interest in the use of genetically informative methodologies that allow for the distinction between potential "real" environmental effects and the confounding effects of gene-environment correlation.