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Institute of Nutrigenetics will serve as a global platform to provide cohesive training and education towards gaining a broad and deep understanding of the cutting edge science of nutrigenetics. It also aims to facilitate interdisciplinary research in nutrigenetics among graduate students and health professionals.

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ABOUT US

Institute of Nutrigenetics aims to provide world- class research and education in the key areas of nutrigenetics. Health care professionals and students will learn from appropriately qualified experts from the industry and academia, without having to enrol in a university program.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


Students

Post graduate students in life sciences (nutrition, biochemistry, genetics, any life science discipline) currently enrolled in an educational institution will be eligible to take this course.

Health care practitioners

Health care practitioners such as dietitians, nutritionists & allied health care professionals currently practicing in clinical & health care set- up

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Do you have a bunch of nutritionists in your team? Do you want a training session for them, we have a special package for you. Connect with us to know more.

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COURSE CURRICULUM

FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRIGENETICS


LESSON 1 :

ABC’S of genetics


This lesson goes through some of the basic definitions that are important for understanding genetics. It aims to answer some of the basic questions like what is DNA, how does it function, what does DNA do, in short decrypting the code of life.


LESSON 2 :

The science behind personalised nutrition


In this lesson, we will define and illustrate (with practical examples) the difference between nutrigenetics, nutrigenomics and epigenetics that will help understand the science of nutritional genomics.


LESSON 3 :

Nutritional genomics in dietetic and nutrition practice


This lesson aims to answer how genetics is changing how we personalise nutrition recommendations, what is the evidence base for genetics and nutrition needs such as macronutrients, micronutrients and food sensitivities such as lactose, gluten and caffeine and What can we learn from genetics and use in practice and what is considered evidenced based practice.


LESSON 4 :

Clinical application of nutrigenetics


This lesson focusses on the clinical application of the science of nutrigenetics and provide information to usefully interpret a nutrigenetics report. This will enable practicing clinicians to become familiar with using this comprehensive tool in their practice.

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What's happening on Campus

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Interactive session

12 Jan 2017

Interactive session on “ Translating Nutrigenetic Research into Dietary Practice” at Avinashilingam University for Women in Coimbatore.

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International Workshop

18 Aug 2017

International Workshop on Nutrigenetics: The coming age of personalised nutrition conducted at Erode Vellalar college for Women.

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Guest lecture

29 Aug 2017

Guest lecture on Nutrigenetics in Obesity Management at RVS College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.

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Nutrition week celebrations

7 sep 2017

Nutrition week celebrations – A talk session on the coming age of personalised nutrition, Islamiah Women’s College, Vaniyambadi.

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National Seminar

8 sep 2017

One day National Seminar on Nutrigenetics – A promising tool for combating chronic diseases organised at Queen Mary’s College, Chennai.

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International conference

10 & 11 jan 2018

Won the session’s best presentation award in the session of personalised nutrition at the International conference on nutritional and genetic epidemiology held at Colombo, Srilanka.

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Workshop on nutrigenetics

29 & 30 nov 2017

Workshop on Nutrition and genetics: The coming age of personalised nutrition at Central Campus of Technology, Dharan, Nepal.

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Introductory session

4 dec 2017

Introduced the cutting edge science of nutrigenetics to the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Agricultural Development and Department of Food Technology and Quality Control, Kathmandu, Nepal.

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ICMR sponsored International Conference

10 & 11 jan 2018

Two days International Conference on Omics Technologies in Nutritional Research sponsored by Indian Council of Medical Research at D.K.M College for Women in Vellore.

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Workshop on translational nutrigenetics

16 mar 2017

One day workshop on Nutrigenetics at Fatima College, Madurai.

Testimonials

Testi

An excellent course worthwhile learning that adds a credit for both my personal and professional life. Great stuff!

Ahlaya Mahesh

( Post Graduate Student in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.)
Testi

I attended one day workshop on Nutrigenetics in 2017 and I learnt a lot about genes and their interactions with our diet.Thanks to Janani who introduced the whole new concept of genetic diets to us

Avanthi Aravind

( Nutrition Expert, Chennai. )
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Undergoing a course on Nutrigenetics gave me thorough knowledge on diet -gene interactions as it delivered a lot a information which were new and easy to grasp. This course gave me confidence to implement new techniques that can be used in my field

Uma

( Under Graduate Student, Food Processing and Technology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,Coimbatore.)
Testi

As a student of this course I feel it was a wonderful journey of knowledge and exploring the *science of Nutrigenetics* and it's role in *personalized Nutrition*...tutors have taken great efforts to make the information available to us in simplied form at the same time complicated enough for us to have doubts and challenging enough to make us quench for the knowledge on our own so that we know about our understanding the best.

Rashida Hatim Kadanawala

Clinical Dietitian at Ministry of health, Kuwait.
Testi

As a student who is doing the course, it's a fascinating and amazing experience to learn about what a vital role genes play and how the right nutrition can change the future of healthcare. Personalised nutrition gets its true meaning after understanding the principals of Nutrigenetics. It has been a truly wonderful journey so far with a lovely set of teachers who are always ready to guide and help.

Sonam Rayani,

Nutrition and Diet Consultant,
Founder - Jatropha Wellness