12th Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics

Winnipeg, MB 🌎 September 30-October 3, 2018

Program

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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 – Center of Precision Medicine North Carolina
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 – Center of Precision Medicine North Carolina
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 – Center of Precision Medicine North Carolina and Dr. J. Alfredo Martinez MD, PhD, Prof
16h30-15h00 Computer support for precision nutrition
Dr. Martin Kohlmeier – University of North Carolina
15h00-15h30 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

Sunday, September 30, 2018
Session 1 - Opening Ceremony and Plenary Lectures
Session Chair: Dr. Peter Jones & Dr. Semone Myrie
13h00-13h15 Welcome from ISNN President
Welcome from LOC Chairs
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. Bob Chapman
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
Dr. Bob Chapman, National Research Council Canada
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. Maurice Moloney & 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. Steven 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
13h00-13h30 Genome-Wide Association Studies of Vitamin Metabolism: Does One Size Fit All?
Dr. Peter Eck, University of Manitoba
13h30-14h00 Gene-Physical Activity Interactions in Obesity and Its Metabolic Complications
Dr. Louis Pérusse, Université Laval
14h00-14h30 Using Predictive Risk Equations to Improve Public Health
Dr. Steven Zeisel, University of North Carolina
14h30-15h00 Pharmaconutrigenetics in patient care: the impact of genetics on nutrient-drug interactions
Olivia Dong, MPH, RDN, LDN, Center of Precision Medicine North Carolina
15h00-15h30 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, uBiome
9h00-9h30 Intestinal microRNAs in host-microbiome interaction and in response to diet
Dr. Elena Comelli – University of Toronto
9h30-10h00 Is Responsiveness of the Microbiome to Diet Modulated by Genetics?
Dr. Ehsan Khafipour, 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 Gastrophysics: The new science of dining
Dr. Charles Spence, Oxford University
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
Nay side: Dr. Dylan MacKay, George & Fay Yee Centre for Health Innovation & Dr. Tim Caulfield, University of Alberta
Aye side: Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy, University of Toronto & Justine Horne, RD, MSc., University of Western Ontario
16h15-16h30 Closing Ceremony
Wednesday October 3, 2018
9h00-11h00 Tours of CCARM and RCFFN
University of Manitoba
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