13th NuGOweek
Early Career Network (ECN)

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NuGO NEWSLETTER Nr 5, 2/2016

Header: Phenotypes and prevention – the interplay of genes, life-style factors and gut environment”.

NuGOweek 2016

Preparations for the 13th NuGOweek are on track.

The theme of NuGOweek 2016 will be: “Phenotypes and prevention – the interplay of genes, life-style factors and gut environment”.

The venue of the 13th NuGOweek will be the historical “Festsalen” of the University of Copenhagen in the inner city of Copenhagen.

An impression of the Festsalen = conference room

Photo: Bubandt Martin (Politiken, Dk)

Scientific committee
The members of the scientific committee are:
Chair - Lars O. Dragstad (DK), Matej Oresic (DK), Stine Ulven (NO), François Pierre Martin (CH), Tine Rask Licht (DK) and Jussi Pihlamäki (FIN).

Key-note lecturer
Prof Christopher B. Newgard, Duke University Medical Center, USA, will present a key-note lecture on Monday September 5th.

There will be session on: Phenotypes before diabetes, Omics in disease risk prediction, Nutrigenomics of alcohol: understanding the J-shaped response , Microbiota-host interplay as target in prevention, Gut molecular sensing and status communication, Personalised responses and geno/phenotypes
Parallel session will be organised on Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon.

PhD pre-NuGOweek course
For the third time a PhD pre-NuGOweek course will be organised. The title will be “Use of large scale data in dietary intervention studies”. The course will start on Saturday September 3rd at the end of the afternoon and will end on Monday afternoon before  the start of the NuGOweek.

On Monday September 5th an Enpadasi Workshop will be organised. On Thursday and/or Friday a FOODBALL workshop will be organised

We will keep you up to date by our newsletter and via the conference website:

Early Career Network (ECN)

NuGo wishes to establish an Early Career Network (ECN) which aims to provide a forum for nutrigenomics researchers at the start of their career. 

The mission of this network will be to establish a sense of community and engagement amongst early-career researchers.  The network is open to any early-career scientists who are either currently conducting higher degrees (MSc, PhD etc) or are within 7 years of completing such degrees, and are actively engaged in the field of nutrigenomics.

2 Positions to join the commitee
To establish this network we are establishing an Early Career Network Committee and are currently asking for members to join this committee. We currently have 4 members and are seeking 2 more.

Application and deadline
If you wish to become a committee member please email a 2 pg CV and cover letter to  before 15th February 2016.
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