Karen LillycropBSc, PhD

Professor of  Epigenetics and Director of Research, Institute of Developmental Sciences, University of Southampton, UK 

Role in EMPHASIS: Co-investigator

Karen is a Professor of Epigenetics and Director of Research at the Centre for Biological Sciences. Karen obtained her first degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry at Imperial College, London followed by her doctorate in Biochemistry at the University of Leicester. Karen has >20 years experience in the study of gene regulation and has been at the forefront of research into the mechanistic basis by which early life nutrition can alter the epigenome and influence future risk of obesity.

Prof Karen Lillycrop

Co-investigator