Health-Sciences - Course - Nutrition Genomics

  • Course Code: NUTR626
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: 3Lec, 0Lab, 0Cln
  • Course Type: Major Elective Courses (MEC)

Course Description

The course covers two areas namely nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics. Topics will discuss the effect of nutrients on health through altering gene expression and the resulting changes in physiology. Also the effect of genetic variations on the interaction between diet and health with implications to susceptible subgroups will be overviewed.