The genetic contribution of biological age differences in disease risk
Dr C Nelson, Prof F Dudbridge, Dr V Codd
27 January 2019
Telomere length (TL) is reflective of cellular age, shortens over time and is proposed as a marker of biological age. Here in Leicester we are measuring mean Leucocyte Telomere Length (LTL) in all 500,000 individuals participating in UK Biobank, these exciting data will be used for this project.
Erosion hazards in a changing climate: making inland communities more resilient
Dr J Cooper, Prof A Plater, Prof J Hooke, Mr D Viner
23 January 2019
This modelling project aims to quantify how future climate scenarios will affect the frequency and severity of erosion hazards in catchments, the vulnerability of key rural infrastructure and how we might best mitigate their impact.