Nutrigenomics: Science, Regulation, and Policy

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

St. Paul Student Center Theater

Individuals vary dramatically in their response to any type of dietary intervention and genetic factors may help identify vulnerable populations and individuals that could benefit from personalized and mechanistic-based dietary recommendations. This lecture presented the scientific basis of the field of nutrigenomics and the regulatory and policy issues facing this interdisciplinary field, pulling from agriculture, medicine, genetics, nutrition, and public health.