Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise. – The Duchess 

Tuesday, May 1
8 AM Registration and Breakfast/Coffee
9 Welcome
An Overview of Precision Nutrition at UNC NRI
Susan Sumner, PhD, UNC NRI
10 Understanding gene-environment-diet and lifestyle interactions in human health: A molecular phenomic approach
Jeremy Nicholson, PhD, Imperial College, UK
11 Gut Bacteria and Individuality
Wilson Tang, MD, Cleveland Clinic
12 PM Networking Lunch and Poster Session
1:30 Molecular Mechanisms of Gut Bacteria and Metabolism of Glycans
Eric Martens, PhD, University of Michigan
2:30 Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics and Personalized Nutrition
Steve Zeisel, MD/PhD, UNC NRI
3:30 Questions and Closing Remarks, Day 1
Steve Zeisel, MD/PhD, UNC NRI
4:00-5:30 NRI Tour and Poster Session
6:00-7:30 Dinner
Wednesday, May 2
8 AM Welcome Back/Networking
Optional NRI Tour for those who could not attend on May 1
9 Metabotyping for Optimal Nutrition
Loraine Brennan, PhD, UCD, Dublin, Ireland
10 Genetic Testing for Personalized Nutrition
Ahmed El-Sohemi, PhD, University of Toronto
11 Genetic and Environmental Influences on Kidney Disease
Saroja Voruganti, PhD, UNC NRI
12 PM The Future of Precision Nutrition
Government and Industry Panel Discussion
1-2:30 Closing Remarks
Networking Lunch and Posters