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Date: Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 - 14:00 Tuesday, 31 May, 2016 - 15:30
Location: Online webinar

The genomic era has arrived! This workshop provides an introductory overview of the emerging field of Nutritional Genomics. During this 90 minute webinar we will cover topics such as basic genetics; examples of diet-gene interaction in chronic diseases; trends and developments in industry as well as where to find further resources.  The course has been developed by a registered dietitian with experience of working in the NHS, and who has further certification in Nutritional Genomics from the European Nutrigenomics Organisation in Wageningen (Netherlands) and in South Africa, plus practical experience in the field.


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If you have any queries, please contact our Training and Education Manager, Hajnal Zdravics

Training
Date: Tuesday, 7 June, 2016 - 10:00 Wednesday, 8 June, 2016 - 16:00
Location: Nutrition Society training room, London, W6 7NJ

This one day workshop is designed to make use of freely available open-source specific bioinformatics databases containing data on ontology of chemical entities.  The first part of the day introduces delegates to the database held by the European Bioinformatics Institute.  The second part provides an overview on the use of publicly available resources and enzyme portals. Tutorials will be followed by exercises to explore functionality, extract data and search for experiments on tissue, cell or nutrient of interest.


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If you have any queries, please contact our Training and Education Manager.

Training
Date: Monday, 11 July, 2016 - 10:00 Thursday, 14 July, 2016 - 16:00
Location: University College Dublin, Ireland

 

Background:
New and emerging technologies have the potential to advance nutrition science; examples of such technologies include nutrigenomic approaches to enhance molecular phenotyping, the use of metabolomics in dietary biomarker discovery and the use of epigenetics to understand gene-environment interactions.  Furthermore, emerging technologies are set to make significant impact in Public Health Nutrition with tracking of dietary intake and physical activity.


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The local organisers; Dr Lorrane Brennan and Dr Breige McNulty from University College Dublin, alongside the Nutrition Society Science Committee are in the process of developing a programme for this years Annual Summer Conference, which will be hosted in Dublin, Ireland on 11 - 14 July. 


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY:

REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Early bird expires on 13 June (midnight)
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Further details about the conference including programme and details of how to submit your abstract for an Original Communication can be found here


If you would like to be notified when further details will be available or if you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jade Mitchell.

Conferences
Date: Tuesday, 6 December, 2016 - 10:00 Wednesday, 7 December, 2016 - 16:00
Location: London

The local organiser for the 2016 Winter Nutrition Society conference; Dr Bernard Corfe from University of Sheffield and Nutrition Society's Cellular and Molecular Nutrition theme, will host the conference in London from 6 - 7 December. 


DATE FOR YOUR DIARY:

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Deadline for submissions - September 2016 (exact date tbc)
Would you like to present your research topic and have your abstract published in the Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (PNS) journal?  If so, submit your research topic as an abstract and have the chance to present an oral or poster presentation during the two day conference. 


Further details about the conference including programme, how to register and details of how to submit your abstract will be available on our website soon. 

If you have any queries in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Coordinator, Jade Mitchell.

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