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Training Course - Thursday, November 17th
Biblioteca Universitaria “Raúl Rangel Frías” Auditorium
(in person only)

  • The course will be held in person and in Spanish.
  • Addressed to students of BSc and graduated students from health sciences and related areas.
Session 1
Chairs: Dra. Elizabeth Solís / Dr. Manuel López Cabanillas
8:40 - 9:20
Machine learning in nutrition research
  • Dra. María del Pilar Pozos Parra
    Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México
9:20 – 9:40
GWAS, genotyping and sequencing
  • Dr. Hugo Leonid Gallardo Blanco
    Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, México
9:40 – 10:00
miRNAs and transcriptomics
  • Dr. Fermín I. Milagro
    Universidad de Navarra, España
10:00 – 10:20
Session 1. Nutrigenetic and metagenomic tests
  • Prof. Alfredo Martínez
    IMDEA Alimentación, España

Hw holds a PhD in Nutrition, as well as a PhD y Pharmacy and Medicine. He is currently the director of the Precision Nutrition Program in IMDEA Food and has been involved in reference European projects such as DIOGENES, SEAFOODplus NUGENOB, FOOD4ME, STOP PREVIEW and SWEET. Prof J. Alfredo Martínez has also been involved in national consortia including PREDIMED and CIBERobn, and the derived results and conceptual contributions have been published in the most relevant scientific and medical journals, receiving more than 26.000 cites. In addition, Prof J. Alfredo Martínez has supervised more than 75 PhD students and published more than 850 peer reviewed articles in the field of Nutrition and Obesity (H Index > 75), including Precision Nutrition omics. Currently, Prof J. Alfredo Martínez is the president of the International Union of Nutrition Sciences (IUNS) and has been awarded with numerous prizes including the Hipócrates or the Dupont awards. During his career, Pro J. Alfredo Martínez has enjoyed training or invited stays at the MIT, as well as in the universities of Nottingham, Berkeley, Harvard, Oxford, and King´s College in London.

10:20 - 10:50
Questions
10:50 - 11:20
Break
Session 2
Chairs: Dra. Ana Laura de la Garza / Dr. Zacarías Jiménez Salas
11:20 – 12:00
Ethical aspects in nutritional genomics
  • Dra. Garbiñe Saruwatari
    Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, Mexico
12:00 – 12:20
Omics sciences in precision nutrition
  • Dra. Elizabeth Tejero
    Instituto Nacional de Medicina Genómica, México
12:20 – 12:40
Nutrigenetic approaches for obesity care
  • Dr. Oscar Omar Ramos López
    Dr. Oscar Omar Ramos López
    Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, México. Dr. Ramos López obtained a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition (University of Guadalajara) in 2010. In 2016, he obtained the degree of PhD in Molecular Biology in Medicine (University of Guadalajara). He also carried out a 2-year international postdoctoral stay (2016-2018) at the Nutrition Research Center of the University of Navarra, Spain. Currently, he is full-time research-professor (level C) at the School of Medicine and Psychology, Autonomous University of Baja California, Tijuana, México. Dr. Ramos is a member of the national system of researchers at level 1 since 2017. His scientific production includes 55 publications, more than 700 citations, and H-index 16.
12:40 – 13:00
Applied epigenetics
  • To be confirmed
13:00 – 13:30
Questions

Day 1 - Thursday, November 17th

17:30 – 19:30
Session 1. Opening lecture
  • Dr. Louis Pérusse
17:30 – 17:50
Nutrigenetics and epigenetics in precision diet interventions
  • Lu Qi
    Lu Qi
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University. Dr. Lu Qi obtained a medical degree in China and PhD at Tufts University in the United States. He is now HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor of Epidemiology in Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Director of Tulane Personalized Health Institute, and Director of Tulane University Obesity Research Center. He is also Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health. His research focuses on nutritional epidemiology, nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Qi’s current h-index is 103 (by June. 2022). Dr. Qi is a fellow of American Heart Association (FAHA), American College of Nutrition (FACN), and The Obesity Society (FOS).
17:50 – 18:10
To be confirmed
  • Dr. Louis Pérusse
18:10 – 18:30
Epigenetics and Mediterranean diet
  • Prof. J. Alfredo Martínez
    Prof. J. Alfredo Martínez
    IMDEA Food, Research Institute on Food & Health Sciences. Prof. J. Alfredo Martínez holds a PhD in Nutrition, as well as a PhD in Pharmacy and Medicine. He is currently the director of the Precision Nutrition Program in IMDEA Food and has been involved in reference European projects such as DIOGENES, SEAFOODplus NUGENOB, FOOD4ME, STOP PREVIEW and SWEET. Prof J. Alfredo Martínez has supervised more than 75 PhD students and published more than 850 peer reviewed articles in the field of Nutrition and Obesity (H Index > 75), including Precision Nutrition omics. Currently, Prof J. Alfredo Martínez is the president of the International Union of Nutrition Sciences (IUNS) and has been awarded with numerous prizes including the Hipócrates or the Dupont awards.
18:30 – 18:50
Virtual – to be confirmed
  • Dr. Katherine Livingstone
    Dr. Katherine Livingstone
    Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University, Australia. Dr. Katherine Livingstone is an NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow and senior research fellow in the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University in Australia. She is a domain coordinator for IPAN’s Food, Nutrition and Health research domain. Katherine leads a research program in dietary patterns and cardiometabolic health, with a particular focus on designing personalized nutrition approaches. She has multi-disciplinary expertise in nutritional epidemiology, behavioral nutrition, biochemistry and human interventions. Prior to moving to Australia in 2015, Katherine worked in the UK as a research associate on the Food4Me project, a pan-European proof-of-principle trial of personalized nutrition.
19:00 – 19:30
Questions

Day 2 - Friday, November 18th

9:00 – 11:00
Session 2. Nutrigenomics in health and disease
11:30 – 13:30
Session 3. Metabolomics in health and disease

Day 3 -Saturday, November 19th

9:00 – 11:00
Session 4. Metagenomics in health and disease
11:30 – 13:30
Session 5. Foodomics and personalized nutrition
14:00 – 15:00
Final lecture

Online registration deadline

November 16th, 2022

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