Human Genetic Variation: New Tools for Understanding Its Role in Health and Disease

  • Francis Collins, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health

10:15

Break

10:45

Implementation of the Human HapMap Initiative and Large-Scale Polymorphism Studies

  • David Cox, Perlegen Sciences, Inc.

 

Contemporary Nutrigenetics Studies

  • Jose Ordovas, Tufts University

 

Discussion

11:45

Economic Impact

Estimating the Economic Impact of Nutrigenomics in Managing Health Costs

  • Patricia Danzon, University of Pennsylvania

12:15 p.m.

Lunch

1:15

Scientific Session II: Epigenetics

Moderator: Rowena Matthews, Life Sciences Institute

 

Critical Events; Genomic Programming and Reprogramming

  • Rudolph Jaenisch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Nutrition Modulation of Epigenetic Programming and Reprogramming

  • Patrick Stover, Cornell University

 

Role of Maternal and Infant Nutrition in Genetic Programming and Epigenetics

  • Cutberto Garza, Boston College

 

Discussion

3:15

Break



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