8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome and introduction
Session 1 Genetic aspects of bioavailability and bio-efficacy of Vitamins
9:15 – 10:15

Genetic variability in vitamin A metabolism and consequences for public health, Professor Amanda Palmer, John Hopkins, USA


Nutrigenetics of Folate and Vitamin B12, Professor Michael Fenech, CSIRO, Australia

10:15 -10:45  2 x selected oral communications 
10:45 - 11. 15 Coffee/tea break
11:15 -12:15 Genetic Variations Involved in Vitamin E Status, Dr Patrick Borel, INRA, France

Nutrigenomics of vitamin D: The personalized vitamin D response index, Professor Carsten Carlberg, University of Eastern Finland

12:15 – 12:30  1 x selected oral communication 
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch Break and poster view
Session 2 Genetic aspects of bioavailability and bio-efficacy of other essential micronutrients
2.00 - 3.00 Genetic variability, n-3 fatty acid and flavonoid status and bioefficacy, Professor Anne Minihane, University of East Anglia, UK
  Nutrigenetics of Selenium, Giovanna Bermano, Robert Gordon University
3.00 - 3.30 2 x selected oral communications 
3:30 - 4.00 Coffee/tea break
4:00 - 4.30 Elucidating the intricate interplay between micronutrients in a knowledge based gene network, Professor Chris Evelo, Maastricht University, NL
4.30 - 5.00 Discussion, update on MGP project and concluding remarks
6.00 (optional) Opening lecture to ICMAN-IUPHAR conference “Route to product development – from concept to a commercially viable product”  Dr Charlie Bavington, Glycomar

Proffered papers: Those interested in presenting their research in the field of nutrigenetics at the workshop should send an abstract to Giovanna and Michael by the 20th of August 2017 so it can be considered for inclusion in the programme.



The workshop is proudly sponsored by the Asia Pacific

Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics Organisation (


 The workshop is proudly sponsored by the Nutrition Society (