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National Program 107: Human Nutrition
Diet & Omics Workshop
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Joint Federal Agency Diet & -Omics Workshop

Sponsored by FDA, NIH, and USDA/ARS

Held at: USDA George Washington Carver Center, Room 4-2223

5601 Sunnyside Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

 

March 31, 2009

 

8:45-9:00

David Klurfeld and James Kaput – Introductions, goals of workshop

9:00-9:30

Bruce Kristal, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

Proteomics Technologies to Assess Nutrient Intakes

9:30-10:00

John Newman, USDA/ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center

Metabolomics and Food Intake Over Short & Long Term

10:00-10:15

Break

10:15-10:40

Katherine Tucker, Tufts University

Use of FFQ’s & Other Diet Surveys Compatible with Omics Studies

10:40-11:05

Alanna Moshfegh, USDA/ARS Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center

Appropriate Uses of the AMPM Diet Survey Method

11:05-11:30

Jean Pennington, NIH Division of Nutrition Research Coordination

Limitations of Food Composition Databases

11:30-11:55

Richard Troiano, National Cancer Institute

The Case for Objective Measures of Physical Activity

12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:00-1:40

Amy Subar, National Cancer Institute          

1) The NIH Genes, Environment and Health Initiative

2) Web-based, Automated, Self-administered 24 hr Dietary Recall

1:40-2:05

Rick Weiss, Viocare, Inc.

Researchers’ Tool Workbench

2:05-2:25

Erin Ramos, National Human Genome Research Institute

PhenX Overview

2:25-2:40

Break

2:40-3:00

Anne-Kathrin Ilner, German Institute of Human Nutrition

European Activities

3:00-3:45

General Discussion of Topics Covered Earlier

3:45-4:45

James Kaput, FDA/NCTR

Directed Discussion

What is needed to do better research bridging nutrition and the various omics?

Will omics improve nutrition/physical activity screening or replace them?

What do you think is needed to allow scientists from multiple disciplines to improve their studies and more toward personalized nutrition?

 

April 1, 2009

 

8:45-noon

Directed Discussion Continued

Possible post-workshop products:

Website to guide investigators on choosing appropriate tools for particular applications

Website (NLM or NAL) as a repository for study data

Publish proceedings of workshop?

 

 


Last Modified: 9/9/2009
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