12th Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics

Winnipeg, MB 🌎 September 30-October 3, 2018

Program

Please note space is limited and will only be available on a first come, first serve basis. Please register today to reserve your spot.


ISNN Short Course: Precision Nutrition in Practice

September 29, 2018
12:30-5:30pm

Location: Richardson Centre for Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals, 196 Innovation Dr, Winnipeg, MB

Cost: $125 (plus 5% GST)

Precision Nutrition in Practice Course Add-on
Precision Nutrition in Practice - Saturday, September 29, 2018
12h30-12h40 Welcome from ISNN President
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier
12h40-13h00 Genetic information for added value in practice
Ethical and legal frameworks
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier – University of North Carolina
13h00-13h30 Primer of genomics terms and principles
How to read genomic information
Olivia Dong , MPH, RDN, LDN – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
13h30-14h00 Case Study – lactase persistence
Nutrients, polymorphisms, and cancer
Nutrigenetics for optimizing physical performance
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier – University of North Carolina
14h00-14h30 Principles and uses of epigenetics
Dr. J. Alfredo Martinez MD, PhD, Prof
Afternoon break
15h00-15h15 Nutrigenetics for optimizing physical performance
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier – University of North Carolina
15h15-15h45 Cardiovascular health and salt sensitivity pharmaconutrigenetics
Olivia Dong , MPH, RDN, LDN – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
15h45-16h00 Criteria for gene variant selection
Inventory of high-utility gene variants
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier – University of North Carolina
16h00-16h30 Genotype-based nutrition counseling
Olivia Dong , MPH, RDN, LDN – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Dr. J. Alfredo Martinez MD, PhD, Prof
16h30-17h00 Computer support for precision nutrition
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier – University of North Carolina
17h00-17h30 General discussion and wrap-up
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier – University of North Carolina

ISNN Board Meeting

Sunday September 30, 2018 – 8h30-12h00

Location: Richardson Centre for Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals, 196 Innovation Dr, Winnipeg, MB

ISNN Program – September 30 to October 2, Winnipeg, MB

351 Taché Ave Winnipeg, Manitoba

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Session 1 - Opening Ceremony and Plenary Lectures
Session Chair: Dr. Peter Jones & Dr. Semone Myrie
13h00-13h15 Opening remarks and welcome to delegates
ISNN President
ISNN Local Organizing Committee
13h15-13h45 Nutrigenetics and predicting dietary requirements for choline
Dr. Steven Zeisel – Chapel Hill North Carlina
13h45-14h15 Genomics and designer foods
Dr. Maurice Moloney, Global Inst for Food Security
14h15-14h45 Genetic differential susceptibility in neurobehavioral responses to food and precision health retailing
Dr. Laurette Dubé, McGill University
14h45-15h15 Poster viewing and break
Session 2 - Optimization of food quality through nutrigenomics: canola
Session Chair: Dr. Laurette Dubé & Dr. Peter Eck
15h15-15h45 Advancing protein quantity and quality in canola meal
Dr. Robert Duncan, University of Manitoba
15h45-16h15 Current perspectives on canola
Dr. Curtis Rempel, Canola Council of Canada
16h15-16h45 The design of an engineered oilseed crop for production of two very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids with potential health-promoting properties
Professor Xiao Qiu, University of Saskatchewan
16h45 Prep for reception at Journey to Churchill
17h00 Load bus for reception at Journey to Churchill (5:30-9:30pm)
Monday, October 1, 2018
Session 3 - Optimization of Food Quality Through Nutrigenomics
Session Chair: Dr. Semone Myrie & Dr. David Levin
8h30-9h00 Breeding field pea for improved nutrition quality
Dr. Tom Warkentin, University of Saskatoon
9h00-9h30 Optimization of the cheese quality using a metagenomics approach
Dr. Steve Labrie, Université Laval
9h30-10h00 Microbial genomics for conversion of crop residues to biofuels and bioproducts
Dr. David Levin – University of Manitoba
10h00-10h30 Poster viewing and break
Session 4 - Epigenetics: The New Frontier in Personalization
Session Chair: Dr. Peter Eck & Dr. Marie-Claude Vohl
10h30-11h00 Epigenetic effects of berry polyphenols on oncogenic signaling in cancer
Dr. Barbara Stefanska, University of British Columbia
11h00-11h30 Epigenetics and increase risk of childhood obesity
Dr. Luigi Bouchard, Université de Sherbrooke
11h30-12h00 The role of DNA methylation in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes in teenagers
Dr. Vernon Dolinsky, University of Manitoba
12h00-13h00 Lunch break and poster viewing
Session 5 - Genetic and Lifestyle Factors for Chronic Societal Diseases: Implications for Preventive Personalized Medicine
Session Chair: Dr. David Mutch and Olivia Dong
13h00-13h35 Genetically determined circulating ascorbic acid levels --- SNP rs33972313 as an example
Dr. Peter Eck, University of Manitoba
13h35-14h10 Gene-physical activity interactions in obesity and its metabolic complications
Dr. Louis Pérusse, Université Laval
14h10-14h45 Pharmaconutrigenetics in patient care: the impact of genetics on nutrient-drug interactions
Olivia Dong, MPH, RDN, LDN, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
14h45-15h30 Poster viewing and break
Session 6 - From Genetics to Public Health
Session Chair: Dr. Louis Pérusse & Dr. Laurette Dubé
15h30-16h00 Translating nutrigenetic information into clinical practice
Dr. José Ordovás, Tufts University
16h00-16h30 Gene-omega-3 fatty acid interactions I: A case for personalized supplementation for prevention of cardiometabolic diseases?
Dr. Marie-Claude Vohl, Université Laval
Gene-omega-3 fatty acid interactions II: A molecular investigation of fatty acid desaturase 2 (FADS2) function in mouse and human
Dr. David Mutch, University of Guelph
16h30-17h00 Gene-diet interactions in the inheritable disorder sitosterolemia
Dr. Semone Myrie, University of Manitoba
17h00 Depart (walk) to symposium dinner at Canadian Museum of Human Rights
Reception 18:00-20:00pm
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Session 7 - Nutrigenetics and the Microbiome
Session Chair: Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy & Dr. Ehsan Khafipour
8h30-9h00 The human microbiome: is it regulated by a person’s genetic make-up?
Dr. Daniel Almonacid Coronado, uBiome
9h00-9h30 Intestinal microRNAs in host-microbiome interaction and in response to diet
Dr. Elena Comelli – University of Toronto
9h30-10h00 Are we ready to use microbiome data for personalized nutrition?
Dr. Peter Jones, University of Manitoba
10h00-10h30 Poster viewing and break
Session 8 - Integrative 'Omics for Personalized Health
Session Chair: Dr. David Mutch & Dr. Martin Kohlmeier
10h30-11h00 Integrative omics for studying weight loss
Dr. Wenyu Zhou – Stanford University
11h00-11h30 Metabolomics for precision medicine: can we look inside the gut?
Dr. Oliver Fiehn, University of California Davis
11h30-12h00 Muscle performance and fuel efficiency
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier, University of North Carolina
12h00-13h00 Lunch
Session 9 - Human Behavior: The Bottleneck between Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and their Personal and Public Health Impact
Session Chair: Dr. Semone Myrie & Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy
13h00-13h30 Impact of genetic testing on nutrition-related behaviours
Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy, University of Toronto
13h30-14h00 The psychology & neuroscience of children's eating behavior: new findings
Dr. Susan Carnell, John Hopkins University
14h00-14h30 The semantic web of food, internet of food infrastructure for integrating food, diet and health data
Dr. Matthew Lange, UC Davis
14h30-15h00 Biologically informed polygenic scores and early environmental quality – effects on neurobehavioral outcomes and risk for disease
Dr. Patricia Pelufo Silveira – McGill University
15h00-15h15 Poster viewing and break
Session 10 – Debate Forum – Are we ready for personalized nutrition?
Session Chair: Dr. Peter Jones & Dr. Semone Myrie
15h15-16h15 Debate
Aye side: Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy, University of Toronto & Justine Horne, RD, MSc., University of Western Ontario
Nay side: Dr. Dylan MacKay, George & Fay Yee Centre for Health Innovation & Professor Tim Caulfield, University of Alberta
16h15-16h30 Closing ceremony
Wednesday October 3, 2018
9h00-11h00 Tours of CCARM and RCFFN
University of Manitoba
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