We are honored to invite you to a thematic seminar to be held as part of the project “Cohort Studies Born in the Eastern Adriatic Islands (CRIBS)” on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, and within which two lectures will be held. The first lecture entitled “Impact of intrauterine and early life exposures on childhood obesity: ECHO-FGS” will be given by prof. dr. sc. Kelly J. Hunt from the Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, USA, while the second lecture entitled “Maternal exposure to developmental obesogens and sources of children’s exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals in ECHO-FGS” will be given by Dr. sc . Michael S. Bloom of the Department of Global and Community Health, George Mason University, USA. The thematic seminar starts at 9:30 in the library of the Institute of Anthropology, and the planned duration of each lecture is 45-60 minutes.