Sociogentics research featured in BSA Network
Posted: 11 Jul 2017

‘Genetics research: not in our nature?’ looks at the work of Professor Melinda Mills and her team working on the Sociogenome, SOCGEN and Wellcome Trust projects – calling it ‘the latest in the nature-nurture debate’.

‘When Nature Genetics, one of the most prestigious journals in science, prints a paper by 200 researchers on genes and reproduction, it is unlikely to find its way onto the reading list of many sociology courses in Britain.
‘But “Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behaviour” is more significant for our discipline than its title might suggest...’

Genetics research: not in our nature?

Further information

Melinda Mills is Nuffield Professor of Sociology