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DNA testing in practice: Studio session 1 - Dec 12th

Event Location

Date: Wed 12 Dec 18 - Wed 12 Dec 18
Location: 700 Harris st ULTIMO NSW Australia 2007

Event Details

Join us as on Day 1 of live studio recording for the 10 month DNA testing in practice online modules at Sydneys ABC studios, Ultimo.

The program will be recorded over 3 days, the first session of recording is Dec 12th, with the 2nd session to be recorded Feb 13th, the 3rd session to be recorded on April10th and the final module to be recorded end June date to be confirmed).  

Registration on this page is for Dec 12th ONLY where we will be recording the first 3 modules of the course.

Module 1- Foundations of Genetics

Module 2 - Interpreting genetic tests and delivering results to patients

Module 3 - Nutrigenomics-related genes.

Recording studio attendance is limited, so please register today.

As this is a live studio recording, we ask all attendees to arrive on time. There is no access to the studio while filming. 


8:00am             Arrival Tea & Coffee

8:20am             Enter studio 

8:30am             Live recording, Module 1 Foundations of genetics – No entry to studio at this stage

10:00am            Morning tea 

10:20am            Enter studio

10:25am            Live recording, Module 2, Interpreting genetic tests and delivering results to the patient – No entry to studio at this stage

11:55am            Lunch

12:40pm            Enter studio

12:45pm            Live recording, Module 3, Nutrigenomics-related genes – No entry to studio at this stage

14:15pm            Afternoon tea

14:40pm            Enter studio

14:45pm            Interview with Dr Mark Donohoe – No entry to studio at this stage

15:45pm            Event concludes  

ABC Studios

Venue Information

Our Speakers

Dr Denise Furness

Dr Denise Furness is a molecular geneticist, registered nutritionist and registered exercise professional. She conducted her PhD at CSIRO Human Nutrition, before completing a postdoctoral fellowship with the University of Adelaide’s Research Centre for Reproductive Health. Specifically, her research investigated folate nutrigenomics, methylation and DNA damage in relation to pregnancy outcomes. She has published her work in peer reviewed medical journals and regularly presents at national and international conferences. In 2012 Denise shifted from an academic research position to a consulting role at “Your Genes and Nutrition”, helping patients and practitioners understand the role of nutrigenomics and genetic testing in relation to various health outcomes. In particular, Denise is passionate about helping couples achieve optimum health and wellness to improve their chances for natural conception and healthy pregnancy outcomes. In addition, she holds regular educational seminars and workshops discussing the links between our genes and our environment and how these impact on our health throughout all the stages of the life cycle.

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