The International Conference on Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology 2017

The International Conference on Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology (GEN 2017) will be held from 6 – 7 November, 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka under the theme “The Interplay between Nutrition and the Genome”. GEN 2017 is a global platform for scientists and professionals in the fields of Nutritional and Food Sciences, Genetics, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Metabolism, Neonatology, Public health, Molecular cell biology and Immunology. It is an outstanding opportunity for international scientists, leaders and beginners, to foster novel interdisciplinary and international collaborations.

Call for Papers

There will be ample opportunity for discussion of presentations and research ideas, hearing the perspective from both academia and industry, and fostering new interdisciplinary and international collaborations amongst colleagues. We look forward to seeing you in Colombo for an exciting and intellectually stimulating meeting focused on understanding how health and disease are impacted by the biological interactions between genes and nutrients.


Important links

Dr. Vimal Karani

(Conference Chair)
Assistant Professor
Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition,
University of Reading
United Kingdom

Keynote speakers

Prof. Julie A Lovegrove

Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition and Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research (ICMR)
University of Reading

Dr. Radha Venkatesan

Executive Scientific Officer & Head,
Dept. of Molecular Genetics,
Madras Diabetes Research Foundation,

Hosting Partner

Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka

Plenary speakers

Dr. Chamindri Witharana

Faculty of Medicine
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka

Topic: Modulation of adipose tissue gene expression by omega-3 fatty acids.

Prof. Nishan Sudheera Kalupahana

Department of Physiology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka

  • Abstract submission deadline
    28th September 2017
  • Early Bird Registration deadline
    12th September 2017
  • Extended Final registration Deadline
    16th October 2017
  • Full paper submission deadline
    30th November 2017
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All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

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Current Medical Research and Opinion

International Conference on Nutritional and Genetic EpidemiologyPublisher: Taylor and Francis
Senior Editor: Tanya Stezhka
Print ISSN: 0300-7995 Online ISSN: 1473-4877

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Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics

International Conference on Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology

Editor in Chief : Rabah M. Shawky : Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, Formal Head of Pediatrics and Genetics Department, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Publisher : Elsvier

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Dr. Vimal Karani

Prof. Kavitha Menon

Prof. Raj Bhopal

Prof. Rusli Bin Nordin