Conferences and symposiums Symposium: Epigenetics and Nutrition

14-10-2019 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Add to iCal
Campus Flemingsberg Gene (5108), Neo, Blickagången 16

The Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Campus Flemingsberg, Karolinska Institutet, invite you to a discussion about the overlap of the fields of epigenetics and nutrition.

Welcome note:
Professor Karl Ekwall
, Head of the department, Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet

First session
Chair: Olle Bygren
13.00 - 13.45
The role of epigenetics in the relation nutrition and health
Anna Krook
, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Integrative physiology Group, Karolinska Institutet

13.45 – 14.15   The fat cell and the histone modification at obesity/overweight/diabetes
Mikael Rydén, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital.

14.15 – 14.30 Obesity and histone modifications
Karl Ekwall
Head of the department, Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet

14.30 – 15.00   Epigenetic regulation of diabetogenic adipose morphology
Ingrid Dahlman, Department of Medicine, Huddinge Lipid Laboratory, Karolinska Institutet

15.00 – 15.30      Coffee break in the Neo lunch room

Second session
Chair: Karl Ekwall
15.30 – 16.00  
Excess sugar, male-line intergenerational obesity, and sperm tRNA
Anita Öst, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Neuro and Inflammation Sciences, Linköping University

16.00 – 16.30   Nutrition meets heredity
Minoo Rassoulzadegan, Université Côte d’Azur, France

16.30 – 16.45   Transgenerational epigenetic responses to food availability
Birgitta Mc Ewen
, Department of Health Sciences, Karlstad University

16.45 –               Post-seminar in the Neo lunch room



Free entrance! No registration!

Open to anyone interested, i.e. students, potdocs, junior- and senior scientists and clinicians.


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