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NGx: a short course on Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Precision Health

May 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Designed for graduate students, health professionals and nutrition scientists from academia, agencies, and industry

This course delivers fundamental NGx concepts and addresses barriers that impede translation of research results from laboratories to people by bringing together researchers and practitioners in NGx concepts ranging from cell biology to dietetics.

Learn more and register.

Presented by: UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and UNC Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC)

Speakers include:

Keynote Speaker: Robert A. Waterland, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Department of Molecular & Human Genetics
USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center
Baylor College of Medicine

Brian Bennett, PhD
Research Leader, Obesity and Metabolism Research
US Department of Agriculture

Cory Brouwer, PhD
Director of the Bioinformatics Services Division and
Associate Professor of Bioinformatics and Genomics
UNC Charlotte

Carol L. Cheatham, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience
UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Stephen Hursting, PhD
Professor, Nutrition
Director, UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Martin Kohlmeier, MD, PhD
Professor, Nutrition
UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Natalia Krupenko, PhD
Associate Professor, Nutrition
UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Katie Meyer, ScD
Assistant Professor, Nutrition
UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Kari North, PhD
Professor
UNC Department of Epidemiology

Susan Smith, PhD
Professor of Nutrition
UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Susan Sumner, PhD
Professor, Nutrition
UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Elizabeth Tejero, PhD
Head of the Laboratory
Laboratory of Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics
National Institute of Genomic Medicine,
Mexico City, Mexico

Margarita Teran-Garcia, PhD
Assistant Dean for Integrated Health Disparities Programs
Integrated Health Disparities
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Felipe Vadillo Ortega, PhD
Professor, School of Medicine, U.N.A.M.
National Institute of Genomic Medicine (INMEGEN)
Mexico City, Mexico

Saroja Voruganti, PhD
Associate Professor, Nutrition
UNC Nutrition Research Institute

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Date:
May 16
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.uncnri.org/ngx