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Translational  Nutrigenomics Workshop

 Sunday May 22nd, 2016  9:00am-4:00pm





Introduction and welcome

Dr. Yael Joffe

Translational Nutrigenomics: Reshaping the Nutrition Landscape

Dr. Baukje De Roos

Moving from population advice to personalized advice: The need for big datasets to find out how genotypes and metabotypes can contribute to a desired phenotype

Coffee Break

Prof.  Alfredo martinez

Personalized Nutrition for Obesity management 

Prof. Raffaele De Caterina

Moving towards specific nutrigenetic recommendation algorithms: Caffeine, genetic variation and cardiovascular risk


Christine Houghton

Harnessing Nutrigenomics to favourably modify cellular defence: Redefining antioxidant concepts

Dr. Baukje De Roos

Identifying markers of dietary intake using omics technologies


Questions and discussion




List of Approved Talks -Partial


Lactation – Evolving Components of Health  

Prof. Bruce German, Foods for Health Institute, University of California, Davis, USA


Cholinergic-targeting microRNAs as regulators of brain-to-body metabolic signalling

Prof. Hermona Soreq, Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Science, The Hebrew University

of Jerusalem, Israel


The first thousand days and nutrigenomics

Prof. Zulfiqar Bhutta , Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada


Epigenetics and nutrigenomics

Prof. Howard Cedar, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of                     

Jerusalem, Israel 


Personalized nutrition by prediction of Glycemic Responses

Prof. Eran Segal, Department of Computer Science & Applied Math,

Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel


From epidemiology to causality proof: randomized clinical trials

Prof. Pasquale Strazzullo, Federico II University of Naples, Italy


How to implement Mediterranean dietary recommendations

Prof. Paola Pittia, University of Teramo, Italy


The Mediterranean diet ingredients: fatty acids and polyphenols

Prof. Maurizio Servili, University of Perugia, Italy


Effects on endothelial and adipocyte gene expression and function

Prof. Egeria Scoditti, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Lecce, Italy


Lactation – Molecular Anthropology of mothers and infants

Prof. Katie Hinde, Center for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State University, Arizona, USA


Lactation’s strategy for Guiding the Infant Microbiome

Prof. David Mills, Food Science & Technology, University of California, Davis, USA


Lactation strategy for Guiding milk bioactives

Dr. Nurit Argaman, Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment, The Hebrew University of  

Jerusalem, Israel


Obesity and the genomic routes to cancer

Prof. Eli Pikarski, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel


The importance of protecting the brain during Liver Disease 

Prof. Christopher Rose, Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Canada


MicroRNA-132 is a suppressible regulator of hepatic lipid accumulation and hyperlipidemia

Geula Hanin, Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Science, The Hebrew

University of Jerusalem, Israel


Biological targets and mechanisms of action of natural products

Prof. Peter Jones, President, Danone Institute for Nutrition, Canada


The microbiome new addition to our tool box

Prof. Omry Koren, Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Israel   


Systems nutrition of the food-microbe-host interaction in the gut-liver axis” or    

something related (on who is doing what in the gut)

Prof. Michael Muller, Director, Norwich Research Park Food & Health Alliance, UK        


Diet, the Microbiome and behavior       

Prof. Hadar Neuman, Favulty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Israel


 Emulsifiers in food     

 Prof. Andrew Gewirtz, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State

 University, USA      


Microbiome Composition following vitamiv A supplementation

Mrs. Elina Manusevich Wiseman, The Institute of Biochemistry Food Science & Nutrition

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel