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Thursday, April 2
8:00 AM Registration, Breakfast, Poster Set-Up
8:45 AM Welcome – Sandra Mooney
9:00 AM Keynote: Background on Nutrition & Brain Development – Michael Georgieff
9:55 AM Neuroinflammation, Lipid Metabolites, and Brain Development – Rodney W. Johnson
10:30 AM BREAK
10:45 AM Moderation of the Effects of Environmental Toxicants on Brain Development by Prenatal Nutrition and Genes
Edwin Van Wijngaarden (Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study)
11:25 AM Nutrition & Brain Development – Susan Smith
12:00 PM Networking Lunch (each table comprising faculty, NIH, and trainees)
1:30 PM Keynote: MTHFR and Prenatal Brain DevelopmentRima Rozen
2:25 PM Nutrition, Genes, and Behavior – Lisa Tarantino
3:15 PM Methyl Donors, High Fat Prenatal Diet, and Brain Development – Teresa Reyes
3:55 PM Genes, Nutrition, and Brain Development – Carol Cheatham
4:30 PM POSTER Session (with light snacks)
6:00 PM DINNER at Core Lab on NC Research Campus
Friday, April 3
8:00 AM Breakfast and Poster Viewing
9:00 AM Morning Welcome & Housekeeping
9:10 AM Keynote: Maternal Nutrition and Infant Gut Microbiome Function – Kjersti M Aagaard
10:05 AM Intrauterine Microbiome & Brain Development – Tamar Gur
10:45 AM Gut-Brain Axis – Sandra Mooney
11:20 AM BREAK
11:30 AM NIH Panel Discussion – Susan Smith, moderator
1:00 PM CLOSING REMARKS – Carol Cheatham
1:30 PM Box Lunch (stay or grab-and-go)