Cath Ennis

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Cath Ennis grew up in York and trained in genetics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (BSc) and the Cancer Research UK Beatson Laboratories at the University of Glasgow (PhD). She moved to Vancouver to conduct postdoctoral research on human genome evolution, and now works as an epigenetics knowledge translation specialist at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

Cath has been blogging about science since 2007. She writes about epigenetics, cancer, and related topics for Guardian Science, and occasionally still blogs at Occam's Typewriter.
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Epigenetics in science fiction

Epigenetics provides some satisfyingly meaty material for science fiction authors, such as non-genetic inheritance of the effects of temporary environmental exposures, and individual and species plasticity in response to external stimuli.

I have a guest post on Brigitte Nerlich's blog about two novels I read this year that make good use of the latter theme – The Power by Naomi Alderman, and Sevene Read more of this blog post »
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