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Nutrients Webinar | Advances in Grain Nutrition, Omics and Cardiometabolic Health

4 Aug 2023, 10:00 (CEST)

Grain Nutrition, Multi-omics, Cardiometabolic Health
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9th Nutrients Webinar

Advances in Grain Nutrition, Omics and Cardiometabolic Health

Grains are widely consumed all over the world as they provide calories, macronutrients, micronutrients, dietary fibers, minerals, and plenty of phytochemicals that may have prolonged effects on human metabolism. High-throughput omics techniques enable a comprehensive understanding of the biological perturbations associated with dietary intake and other environmental exposures. A combination of traditional populations studies, such as cohorts, and RCTs, with multi-omics measurement, provide great opportunities to advance our knowledge of how the consumption of different grains affects human health. With particular interest in the effects of whole grains, refined grains, or staple foods, we are very excited to have invited outstanding pioneer scientists in the fields of nutritional epidemiology, precision nutrition, and multi-omics studies to this webinar to share their research output with the nutrition academic communities.

Date: 4 August 2023

Time: 10:00 am CEST | 4:00 pm CST Asia

Webinar ID: 840 8887 6896

Webinar Secretariat: journal.webinar@mdpi.com

Event Chairs

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Global Health Institute, School of Public Health, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

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Dr. Liu is an associated professor, the direct of the Laboratory of Human Nutrition and Metabolism, Global Health Institute, Xi’an Jiaotong Univesity. He got his PhD degree from the Institute of Nutritional Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and has been working as an academic visitor in NDPH, University of Oxford. He is currently an associate editor of Nutrition & Metabolism (SpringerNature), a member of the Basic Nutrition Branch, the Nutrition and Omics Technology Branch of the Chinese Nutrition Society. His research interests include cohort studies and randomized controlled trials of nutrition and cardiometabolic diseases, combined with multi-omics techniques to explore population precision nutrition and metabolic health. He has published over 40 papers in well-known journals, such as Lancet Public Health, Gut Microbes, Clinical Nutrition, JCEM, Nutrients, etc.

Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Fudan University, China

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Dr. Sun serves as the Secretary General of the Basic Nutrition Research Branch for Chinese Nutrition Society, and used to be the Managing Editor of Nutrition & Metabolism for 6 years. Her research has focused on the roles of nutritional and lifestyle risk factors and omic-based biomarkers in predicting the onset of cardiometabolic diseases, nutritional interventions for subjects with high cardiometabolic risk, as well as applied research in the area of precision nutrition. She has published over 60 papers in international reputable journals, such as Diabetes Care, PLoS Medicine, Hypertension, Diabetologia, Am J Clin Nutr. She was awarded the "Top 10 Most Influential Diabetes Research Award 2016 in China".

Keynote Speakers

Food and Nutrition Science, Life Sciences, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

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Talk
Health Effects of Whole Grains- Not the Same for All Grains or Individuals
Bio
Rikard Landberg is professor of Food and Health. His group is studying the impact of food and food components may have on health and disease risk in observational and intervention studies as well as in various model systems. The role of plant-based fiber-rich food in appetite, hormonal regulation and cardiometabolic risk factors have a major focus. The group also develops and evaluates biomarkers of dietary exposure used in epidemiological research. Nutritional metabolomics ( MS- and NMR- techniques) has become increasingly important in research to find new biomarkers for both exposures disease risk. The group collaborates extensively with international expertise in statistics, epidemiology and medicine.

School of Food Engineering and Nutritional Science, Shaanxi Normal University, China

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Wheat Bran Reshapes the Balance of Tryptophan Metabolism Mediated by Mut Microbiota to Improve Human Health
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Dr. Lin Shi is an associate professor at College of Food Engineering and Nutritional Science, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China. She received the doctoral degree in Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in 2017, and worked as postdoc scholar at Chalmers University of Technology. Dr. Shi is specialized in application of Nutritional "OMICS" Technologies in human cohorts, randomized controlled trails and animal studies, aiming to improve understanding of functional foods and nutritional factors on health promotion. Current research primarily focuses on the diet- gut microbiome interaction and its related health issues. She has published over 40 papers in reputable journals, such as Nature communications, Diabetologia, Redox Biology, and Food Research International.

School of Life Sciences, Westlake University, China.

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Talk
Association of Gut Microbiota with Type 2 Diabetes and Modulation by Habitual Diet: A Population-Based Longitudinal Cohort Study in Chinese Adults
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Dr. Wanglong Gou is a postdoctoral researcher at Westlake University, specializing in nutritional epidemiology and multi-omics research. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Zhejiang University (jointly trained by Zhejiang University and Westlake University). His research focuses on the integration of machine learning methods with multi-omics datasets (including microbiome, proteomics, metabolomics and genetics) in human cohorts to identify novel biomarkers for cardiometabolic diseases. He also interested in the Nutri-microbiome epidemiology and precision nutrition. He has authored a total of 31 academic papers, including Diabetes Care, Protein & Cell, Diabetologia, BMC Medicine, and AJCN. Notably, his work published in Diabetes Care was selected as one of the "Top 15 Original Research Studies in Nutrition" by the Chinese Nutrition Society's Nutrition and Health Research Institute in 2021.

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Program

Speaker/Presentation

Time in CST Asia

Time in CEST

Dr. Xin Liu and Dr. Liang Sun
Chair Introduction

4:00–4:10 p.m.

10:00–10:10 a.m.

Dr. Lin Shi
Wheat Bran Reshapes the Balance of Tryptophan Metabolism Mediated by Mut Microbiota to Improve Human Health

4:10–4:30 p.m.

10:10–10:30 a.m.

Dr. Wanglong Gou
Association of Gut Microbiota with Type 2 Diabetes and Modulation by Habitual Diet: A Population-Based Longitudinal Cohort Study in Chinese Adults

4:30–4:50 p.m.

10:30–10:50 a.m.

Prof. Rikard Landberg
Health Effects of Whole Grains- Not the Same for All Grains or Individuals

4:50–5:10 p.m.

10:50–11:10 a.m.

Q&A Session

5:10–5:25 p.m.

11:10–11:25 a.m.

Dr. Xin Liu and Dr. Liang Sun
Closing of Webinar

5:25–5:30 p.m.

11:25–11:30 a.m.

Relevant Special Issue

Effects of Grain Consumption on Human Metabolome and Cardiometabolic Health
Guest Editors: Dr. Xin Liu, Dr. Liang Sun and Dr. Lin Shi
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2023

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The opinions expressed in this presentation and on the slides are solely those of the presenters and not necessarily those of the journal. MDPI does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of the information provided herein.

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