This website aims to provide a central gathering point for information about germline epigenetics against the backdrop of environmental exposures. If this topic is of interest to you (and I hope it is!) I would like to point you to an earlier effort to put on the map the possible role of environmental epigenetics in autism.
The site, autismepigenetics.org, an archive of videos and other information from a March 2013 symposium on the topic sponsored by UC Davis MIND Institute, Autism Speaks and the Escher Fund for Autism. The outstanding speakers included:
Jill Escher, autism parent and science philanthropist
Amander Clark, Ph.D, UCLA, Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology and Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine.
David Crews, Ph.D, Ashbel Smith Professor of Integrative Biology, and Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
Dana Dolinoy, Ph.D, Searle Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Dani Fallin, Ph.D, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, professor of Epidemiology
Andrea Gore, Ph.D, Gustavus & Louise Pfeiffer Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Texas, Austin
Alycia Halladay, Ph.D, Director of Research for Environmental Sciences, Autism Speaks.
Janine LaSalle, Ph.D, Professor, UC Davis MIND Institute, studies the interplay of genetics, environmental factors, and epigenetics on human neurodevelopment and human health.
Prof. Dr. Isabelle Mansuy, Brain Research Institute, University of Zurich
Erik Lykke Mortensen, Cand. Psych, Professor, Department of Public Health, Copenhagen University
Nancy Press, Ph.D, Professor, School of Nursing and Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine
Emilie Rissman, Ph.D, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia
Michael Skinner, Ph.D, Professor, Center for Reproductive Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University
Adam Urato, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, maternal-fetal medicine physician, assistant professor, Tufts University School of Medicine and chairman, Department of OB/GYN at MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, Massachusetts
Rosanna Weksberg, MD, Ph.D, Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics, Hospital for Children, Toronto
Tracey Woodruff, Ph.D, MPH, Professor and Director, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, UCSF
Jill Escher, Escher Fund for Autism, is a California-based science philanthropist and mother of two children with severe autism, focused on the question of how environmentally induced germline disruptions may be contributing to today's epidemics of neurodevelopmental impairment. You can read about her discovery of her intensive prenatal exposure to synthetic hormone drugs here. Jill is also president of Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area.