Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition in Clinical Practice Short Course

Short course designed for graduate students, health professionals and nutrition scientists from academia, agencies, and industry

This short-course delivers fundamental NGx concepts and addresses barriers that impede translation of research results from laboratories to people by bringing together researchers and practitioners in NGx concepts ranging from cell biology to dietetics. This short course is brought to you by the UNC Nutrition Research Institute and the UNC Nutrition and Obesity Research Center.

The NGx short-course will take place on the North Carolina Research Campus at Kannapolis City Hall. Provided accommodations are at two local hotels: Holiday Inn Express and Suites at Concord and Hampton by Hilton (Kannapolis/Concord)


Registration is closed.


Educate current and future NGx researchers

Provide cutting-edge research directions and methodologies in NGx

Bring together students, postdocs, faculty (basic scientists and translational researchers), industry researchers and clinicians in an inclusive environment to foster interactions and networking


Unique – Participants can send their saliva samples in advance for an oral microbiome analysis.

Keynote address, lectures, and hands-on workshops

Registered Dietitians can earn 20 CPEUs for this course, if all sessions are attended


 The NRI has produced this short course since 2016 with attendees and presenters from around the world. Past attendees included graduate students, postdocs, faculty, industry researchers, physicians, and registered dietitians. Annual attendance is capped at 80.

All-inclusive Registration

Registration includes: accommodations, ground transportation during short course, meals, personal oral microbiome analysis*, and a group activity.


General $900
Postdoctoral Fellow $600
Graduate Student $500
UNC/NRI Faculty $450

Early Registration Deadline: March 8, 2024
A personal oral microbiome analysis is available only for early registrants who are US residents. Registrations after March 8, 2024 will receive an anonymous standard dataset for analysis.

Final Registration Deadline: May 1, 2024