12th Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics

Winnipeg, MB 🌎 September 30-October 3, 2018


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 Board Meeting

Sunday September 30, 2018 – 8h30-12h00 at Richardson Centre For Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.

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

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Session 1 - Opening Ceremony and Plenary Lectures
13h00-13h15 Welcome from ISNN President
Welcome from LOC Chairs
13h15-13h45 Past, Present and Future of Personalized Nutrition
Dr Steven Zeisel – Chapel Hill North Carlina
13h45-14h15 Genomics and Designer Foods
Maurice Moloney, Global Inst for Food Security
14h15-14h45 Genetic Differential Susceptibility in Neurobehavioral Responses to Food and Precision Health Retailing
Laurette Dubé, McGill University
14h45-15h45 Poster Session 1
Session 2 - Optimization of Food Quality Through Nutrigenomics: Canola
15h45-16h15 History of Canola Breeding
Robert Duncan, University of Manitoba
16h15-16h45 Current Perspectives on Canola
Curtis Rempel, Canola Council of Canada
16h45-17h15 Bob Chapman, National Research Council Canada
17h15 Depart for Reception at Journey to Churchill
Monday, October 1, 2018
Session 3 - Optimization of Food Quality Through Nutrigenomics
8h30-9h00 Genetics of Pulse Production – Breeding Field Pea for improved nutrition quality
Tom Warkentin, University of Saskatoon
9h00-9h40 Building Better Omega-3 Oils
David Mutch, University of Guelph
9h40-10h15 TBA
Session 4 - Epigenetics: The New Frontier in Personalization
10h45-11h15 Epigenetic effects of berry polyphenols on oncogenic signaling in cancer
Barbara Stefanska, University of British Columbia
11h15-11h45 Epigenetics and Increase Risk of Childhood Obesity
Luigi Bouchard, Université de Sherbrooke
11h45-12h15 Vernon Dolinsky, University of Manitoba
12h15-13h00 Lunch and Poster Viewing
Session 5 - Genetic and Lifestyle Factors for Chronic Societal Diseases: Implications for Preventive Personalized Medicine
13h00-13h30 Genome-Wide Association Studies of Vitamin Metabolism: Does One Size Fit All?
Peter Eck, University of Manitoba
13h30-14h00 Gene-Physical Activity Interactions in Obesity and Its Metabolic Complications
Louis Pérusse, Université Laval
14h00-14h30 Gene-omega-3 fatty acid interactions : A case for personalized supplementation for prevention of cardiometabolic diseases?
Marie-Claude Vohl, Université Laval
14h30-14h45 Salt Sensitivity and Pharmaconutrigenetics
Olivia Dong, Center of Precision Medicine North Carolina
14h45-15h45 Poster Session 2
Session 6 - From Genetics to Public Health
15h45-16h15 Translating Nutrigenetic Information into Clinical Practice
José Ordovás, Tufts University
16h15-16h45 Using Predictive Risk Equations to Improve Public Health
Steven Zeisel, University of North Carolina
16h45-17h15 Gene-Diet Interactions in the Inheritable Disorder Sitosterolemia
Semone Myrie, University of Manitoba
17h15 Depart for Symposium Dinner at Museum of Human Rights
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Session 7 - Nutrigenetics and the Microbiome
8h30-9h15 TBA
9h15-9h30 TBA
9h30-10h15 Is Responsiveness of the Microbiome to Diet Modulated by Genetics?
Ehsan Khafipour, University of Manitoba
10h15-10h45 Poster viewing and break
Session 8 - Integrative 'Omics for Personalized Health
10h45-11h15 Integrative Omics for Studying Weight Loss
Dr Wenyu Zhou – Stanford University
11h15-11h45 Metabolomics in Personalized Medicine
Oliver Fiehn, University of California Davis
11h45-12h15 Muscle Performance and Fuel Efficiency
Martin Kohlmeier, University of North Carolina
12h15-13h30 Lunch
Session 9 - Human Behavior: The Bottleneck between Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and their Personal and Public Health Impact
13h30-14h00 Behavioral Outcomes of Nutrigenomics
Ahmed El-Sohemy, University of Toronto
14h00-14h30 Advances in Neurobiological and Psychological Science of Eating Behavior
Susan Carnell, John Hopkins University
14h30-15h00 Multi-Model Sensory Processing and Behavioral Responses to Food
Charles Spence, Oxford University
16h45-17h15 TBA
15h15-15h45 Poster viewing and break
Session 10 – Debate Forum – Are we ready for personalized nutrition?
16h45-17h15 Debate
Nay side: Dylan MacKay, George & Fay Yee Centre for Health Innovation & Ahmed El-Sohemy, University of Toronto
Aye side: Tim Caulfield, University of Alberta
17h15-17h30 Closing Ceremony
Wednesday October 3, 2018
9h00-11h00 Tours of CCARM and RCFFN
University of Manitoba
ISNN 2018