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The 3rd Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/ Nutrigenomics

Agenda

Tuesday, October 20, 2009
4:00 - 8:00 pmRegistration at Hyatt Regency Hotel


Wednesday, October 21, 2009
7:30 - 8:30 amRegistration at Natcher Conference Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
8:30 - 9:00 amWelcome
Artemis P Simopoulos, President, International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics (ISNN), Washington, DC
John A Milner, National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH, Bethesda, MD
Session 1Frontiers in Nutrigenetics
Cochairs: Artemis P Simopoulos, President, ISNN, Washington, DC
John A Milner, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
9:00 - 9:25 amOpportunities and Challenges in Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics and Health
Raffaele De Caterina, Gabriele d’Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
9:25 - 9:30 amDiscussion
9:30 - 9:55 amRole of Human Genetic Variation in Nutritional Epidemiology Research
David J Hunter, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
9:55 - 10:00 amDiscussion
10:00 - 10:25 amGenome-Wide Association Studies and Diet
Lynnette R Ferguson, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
10:25 - 10:30 amDiscussion
10:30 - 10:50 am Break
Session 1Frontiers in Nutrigenetics (continued)
Cochairs: Cindy D Davis, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Sergio Muntoni, Center for Metabolic Diseases and Atherosclerosis, Cagliari, Italy
10:50 - 11:15 amCopy Number Variation and Human Dietary Adaptations From an Evolutionary Perspective
Anne C Stone, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
11:15 - 11:20 amDiscussion
11:20 - 11:45 amCopy Number Variation, Purified Eicosapentaenoic Acid, and Central Nervous System Disorders
Basant Puri, Imperial College London, Cambridge, United Kingdom
11:45 - 11:50 amDiscussion
11:50 - 1:20 pmLunch
Session 2Frontiers in Nutrigenetics (continued)
Cochairs: Jack A Yanovski, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Louis Pérusse, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
1:20 - 1:45 pmFTO Variants Are Associated With Overeating and Many Long-Term Health Problems Associated With Obesity
Colin NA Palmer, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom
1:45 - 1:50 pmDiscussion
1:50 - 2:15 pmGenotype-Dependent Response to Energy-Restricted Diets in Obese Subjects
J Alfredo Martínez, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain
2:15 - 2:20 pmDiscussion
2:20 - 2:45 pmThe Genetics of Hypertension and Salt Sensitivity
Steven C Hunt, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2:45 - 2:50 pmDiscussion
2:50 - 3:10 pmBreak
Session 2Frontiers in Nutrigenetics (continued)
Cochairs: Raffaele De Caterina, Gabriele d’Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy
David M Klurfeld, Agricultural Research Service (ARS), US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Beltsville, MD
3:10 - 3:35 pmPhysiological Significance of SNPs: The Folate Example
Cornelia M Ulrich, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
3:35 - 3:40 pmDiscussion
3:40 - 4:05 pmXenobiotic Metabolizing Genes, Meat Intake, and Risk of Advanced Colorectal Adenoma
Rashmi Sinha, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
4:05 - 4:10 pmDiscussion
4:10 - 4:35 pmGenomics of a Slothful Lifestyle: Insights From a Founder Population
Alan R Shuldiner, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
4:35 - 4:40 pmDiscussion
4:40 - 5:05 pmFADS 2 Polymorphisms Modify the Effect of Breastfeeding on Child IQ
Joseph R Hibbeln, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), NIH, Bethesda, MD
5:05 - 5:10 pmDiscussion
5:10 - 6:30 pmISNN Members Business Meeting
5:10 - 7:30 pmPoster Session/Discussion
Reception

Thursday, October 22, 2009
Session 3Frontiers in Epigenetics
Cochairs: Pamela E Starke-Reed, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH, Bethesda, MD
Enitan Abisogun Bababunmi, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
8:15 - 8:40 amInterindividual Epigenetic Variation: When, Why, and So What?
Robert A Waterland, Baylor College of Medicine/USDA Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, TX
8:40 - 8:50 amDiscussion
8:50 - 9:15 amDiet and Genomic Modification
Alan Jackson, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
9:15 - 9:25 amDiscussion
9:25 - 9:50 amThe New Epigenetics: Adaptability and Diversity Through Fidelity
Robert H Lane, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
9:50 - 10:00 amDiscussion
10:00 - 10:25 amCholine: How Dietary Requirements are Affected by SNPs and How Choline Influences Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression
Steven H Zeisel, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
10:25 - 10:35 amDiscussion
10:35 - 10:45 amBreak
Session 3Frontiers in Epigenetics (continued)
Cochairs: John Paul SanGiovanni, National Eye Institute (NEI), NIH, Bethesda, MD
Lisa A Spence, National Dairy Council, Rosemont, IL
10:45 - 11:10 amDietary Polyphenols Mediate Regulation of Oxidative Stress and Chromatin Remodeling in Inflammation
Irfan Rahman, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
11:10 - 11:20 amDiscussion
11:20 - 11:45 amDietary Manipulation of Histone Structure and Function
Emily Ho, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
11:45 - 11:55 amDiscussion
11:55 - 12:55 pmLunch
Session 4The Impact of Transcriptomics on Nutrigenomics
Cochairs: Edwin Mariman, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Antonio Velazquez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
12:55 - 1:20 pmNrf2 Mediates Cancer Protection but Not Longevity Induced by Caloric Restriction
Kevin J Pearson, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1:20 - 1:30 pmDiscussion
1:30 - 1:55 pmDietary and Lifestyle Interventions Alter Human Gene Expression
Per-Arne Svensson, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
1:55 - 2:05 pmDiscussion
2:05 - 2:30 pmLaboratory Diet Profoundly Alters Gene Expression and Confounds Genomic Analysis
Joshua W Hamilton, Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA/Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH/Brown University, Providence, RI
2:30 - 2:40 pmDiscussion
2:40 - 3:05 pmToxicogenomic Concepts Applicable to Studies of the Genomic Effects of Dietary Components
Karol L Thompson, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Silver Spring, MD
3:05 - 3:15 pmDiscussion
3:15 - 3:25 pmBreak
3:25 - 5:35 pmPoster Session/Discussion
6:25 - 8:25 pmCongress Dinner Presentation
Building the Cairns on the Path to Personalized Medicine
Lawrence C Brody, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Friday, October 23, 2009
Session 5Noncoding RNAs and Posttranslational Gene Regulation
Cochairs: Young S Kim, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
Charles N Serhan, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
8:15 - 8:40 amDietary Regulation of microRNA Expression in Cancer Cells
Sharon A Ross, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
8:40 - 8:50 amDiscussion
8:50 - 9:15 amDietary Methyl Deficiency, microRNA Expression, and Susceptibility to Liver Carcinogenesis
Igor P Pogribny, FDA, Jefferson, AR
9:15 - 9:25 amDiscussion
9:25 - 9:50 amAlcohol, miRNA Expression, and Its Role in Alcoholic Liver Disease
Yeuming Tang, Rush University, Chicago, IL
9:50 - 10:00 amDiscussion
10:00 - 10:10 amBreak
Session 6Moving Beyond Genomics
Chair: Jing X Kang, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
10:10 - 10:35 amRedox Dysregulation and Oxidative Stress in Schizophrenia: Nutrigenetics as a Challenge in Psychiatric Disease Prevention
Kim Q Do, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
10:35 - 10:45 amDiscussion
10:45 - 11:10 amUtilizing Animal Models To Understand Complex Diseases and Dietary Influences: Obesity as an Example
Daniel Pomp, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
11:10 - 11:20 amDiscussion
11:20 - 11:45 amUsing Pathway Analysis To Go Beyond Simple Genomics
Chris Evelo, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
11:45 - 11:55 amDiscussion
11:55 - 12:20 pmMetabolomics in the Study of Aging and Caloric Restriction
Bruce S Kristal, Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
12:20 - 12:30 pmDiscussion
12:30 - 1:30 pmLunch
Session 7Frontiers in Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics: Building Partnerships
Cochairs: Artemis P Simopoulos, President, ISNN, Washington, DC
John A Milner, NCI, NIH, Bethesda, MD
1:30 - 1:55 pmOpportunities and Challenges for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Claudine J Kavanaugh, FDA, Rockville, MD
1:55 - 2:05 pmDiscussion
2:05 - 2:30 pmOpportunities and Challenges for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Joseph T Spence, USDA, Beltsville, MD
2:30 - 2:40 pmDiscussion
2:40 - 3:05 pmThe Assessment of Diet-Genome Interactions and Their Translation for Public Health Impact: Opportunities and Challenges for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Renée M Ned, CDC, Atlanta, GA
3:05 - 3:15 pmDiscussion
3:15 - 3:40 pmGenes, Agriculture, Human Health, and the Climate Issue: Opportunities and Challenges
Ole Faergeman, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
3:40 - 3:50 pmDiscussion
3:50 - 4:00 pmBreak
4:00 - 4:25 pmBuilding Industry-Academia Partnerships
Peter J Gillies, Dupont, Wilmington, DE
4:25 - 4:50 pmTailoring New Zealand Foods To Match People’s Genes
Lynnette R Ferguson, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
4:50 - 5:20 pmGeneral Discussion
5:20 - 5:35 pmAdjournment
Raffaele De Caterina, Gabriele d’Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy

Planning Committee

Chairpersons

John A Milner, NCI, NIH
Artemis P Simopoulos, ISNN

Participants

Cindy D Davis, NCI, NIH
Joseph R Hibbeln, NIAAA, NIH
David M Klurfeld, ARS, USDA
John Paul SanGiovanni, NEI, NIH
Pamela E Starke-Reed, NIDDK, NIH

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