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Evelina Akimova

Postdoctoral researcher

Evelina is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Biosocial Science on Professor Mills' ERC Advanced Grant CHRONO research project: Chronotype, health and family – the role of biology, socio- and natural environment and their interaction.


Her PhD supervised by Professor Mills and David Brazel combined social science and molecular genetics and addressed the importance of worklessness and demographic cohort differences in relation to mental health. And her thesis examined changing genetic penetrance of depression among demographic groups in the UK, along with the importance of job loss on psychological well-being