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March 2018

Forum: Biochemical Genetics of Alcoholism - Jonathan Karpf

When: Sunday, March 04 2018 @ 11:00 AM - - 12:15PM
Where: Humanist House
1180 Coleman Ave.
San Jose, CA 95110
Description: This presentation will discuss the evidence supporting a genetic component to alcoholism (a hypothesis that attempts to explain the biological addiction seen in a subset of alcoholics), as well as a series of experiments that sought to test this hypothesis by providing a genetic mechanism.

Jonathan Karpf is a biological anthropologist trained at UC Berkeley, and has been teaching at San Jose State University in the Department of Anthropology since 1987.

This event is sponsored by Humanist Community in Silicon Valley

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