Genomic and precision nutrition is a booming discipline that requires highly trained practitioners in the field" 

This Postgraduate Diploma details everything a healthcare practitioner needs to know about Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition, taking into account aspects related to the laboratory, biostatistics and the current market. Thus, the material is organized in such a way as to advance knowledge without leaving doubts or gaps in information. It is the best specialization on the market, because it offers the opportunity to learn online all the innovation in the field of genomic nutrition, including specific modules on laboratory techniques and statistics.

The program introduces the main and basic points of the human genome, genetic variation and the studies that have been carried out in the field, introducing their designs and their main importance so that the student can follow the following modules. In this regard, the main studies worldwide where genomic nutrition analyses have been performed and results published in the field are included.  

Laboratory techniques used in the field of Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition are also shown, so the basics will be presented so that the student will be able to recognize and appreciate them once in a laboratory.

And the methodology used in human clinical studies is analyzed, delving into the designs used mainly in nutritional epidemiology. For this purpose, we show how to perform statistical analysis of studies in large nutrition populations.

Finally, the key aspects for the application of genomic nutrition in society, such as legal and ethical aspects, are presented and analyzed. Analyzing DTCs, the role of the healthcare practitioner in the new genomic and big data era, reflecting and analyzing cases from the past, present and anticipating future market developments in the field of genomic nutrition are fundamental aspects of this specialization.

This Postgraduate Diploma has the innovation of including practical sections on the current state of the market that offer a realistic, practical and up to date view for the practitioner who needs a 360º vision of the subject. The practical topics help to obtain the necessary critical capacity and deep knowledge of the subject matter for the student to use and apply it in their clinical practice.  

This Postgraduate Diploma provides students with specific tools and skills to successfully develop their professional activity related to Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition.  

Get trained in the broad field of Nutritional Genomics and offer specialized treatments to your patients" 

This Postgraduate Diploma in Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition. Laboratory, Biostatistics and Current Market for Nursing contains the most complete and up to date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the specialization are: 

  • The development of case studies presented by experts in Genomic and Precision Nutrition.
  • The graphic, schematic, and eminently practical contents with which they are created contain information that is indispensable for professional practice.
  • Practical exercises where the self-assessment process can be carried out to improve learning.
  • Special emphasis on innovative methodologies in genomic and precision nutrition, focusing on aspects such as laboratory, biostatistics and the current market.
  • Theoretical lessons, questions to for the experts, debate forums on controversial topics, and individual reflection assignments.
  • Content that is accessible from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection. 

This Postgraduate Diploma is the best investment you can make in selecting a refresher program to get up to date with your knowledge in Nutrigenomics and Precision Nutrition. Laboratory, Biostatistics and Current Market for Nursing” 

Its Teaching Staff includes Professionals belonging to the field of Nutrition, who contribute their work experience to this Specialization, as well as renowned Specialists from Reference Societies and Prestigious Universities.

Its Multimedia Content, elaborated with the latest Educational Technology, will allow the Professional a situated and contextual learning, that is to say, a Simulated Environment that will provide an immersive specialization programmed to train in real situations.

This program is designed around Problem Based Learning, whereby the professional must try to solve the different professional practice situations that arise during the academic year. To this end, the professional will be assisted by a novel interactive video system conducted by renowned and highly experienced experts in genomic and precision nutrition: laboratory, biostatistics and current market.  

The Postgraduate Diploma allows training in simulated environments, which provide immersive learning programmed to train in real situations"

This 100% online Postgraduate Diploma will allow you to combine your studies with your professional work while increasing your knowledge in this field"


The structure of the contents has been designed by a team of professionals who are familiar with the implications of specialization in daily practice, and who are aware of the relevance of training in Nutritional Genomics and Precision Nutrition. They are committed to quality teaching through new educational technologies. 

We have the most complete and updated scientific program on the market. We strive for the excellence that we want you to achieve too"  

Module 1. Introduction to Genomic and Precision Nutrition

1.1. Human Genome

1.1.1. DNA discovery
1.1.2. Year 2001
1.1.3. Human Genome Project

1.2. Variations of Interest in Nutrition

1.2.1. Genomic Variations and the Search for Disease Genes.
1.2.2. Environmental vs. Genetic Factors and Heritability.
1.2.3. Differences between SNPs, Mutations and CNVs.

1.3. The Genome of Rare and Complex Diseases

1.3.1. Examples of Rare Diseases.
1.3.2. Examples of Complex Diseases.
1.3.3. Genotype and Phenotype.

1.4. Precision Medicine

1.4.1. Influence of Genetics and Environmental Factors in Complex Diseases.
1.4.2. Need for Precision The problem of Missing Heritability Definition of Interaction.

1.5. Precision Nutrition vs. Community Nutrition

1.5.1. The Principles of Nutritional Epidemiology.
1.5.2. Current Bases of Nutritional Research.
1.5.3. Experimental Designs in Precision Nutrition.

1.6. Levels of Scientific Evidence

1.6.1. Epidemiological Pyramid
1.6.2. Regulation:
1.6.3. Official Guides

1.7. Consortia and Major Studies in Human Nutrition and Genomic Nutrition

1.7.1 Precision4Health Project
1.7.2. Framingham
1.7.3. PREDIMED.

1.8. Current European Studies

1.8.1. PREDIMED Plus
1.8.2. NU-AGE
1.8.3. FOOD4me.
1.8.4. EPIC

Module 2. Laboratory Techniques for Nutritional Genomics

2.1. Molecular Biology Laboratory

2.1.1. Basic Instructions
2.1.2. Basic Material
2.1.3. Accreditations Required in the US.

2.2. DNA Extraction

2.2.1. From Saliva
2.2.2. From Blood
2.2.3. From Other Fabrics.

2.3. Real-Time PCR

2.3.1. Introduction - History of the Method.
2.3.2. Basic Protocols Used.
2.3.3. Most Used Equipment.

2.4. Sequencing

2.4.1. Introduction - History of the Method.
2.4.2. Basic Protocols Used.
2.4.3. Most Used Equipment.

2.5. High-throughput

2.5.1. Introduction - History of the Method.
2.5.2. Examples of Human Studies.

2.6. Gene Expression - Genomics - Transcriptomics

2.6.1. Introduction - History of the Method
2.6.2. Microarrays
2.6.3. Microfluidic Cards
2.6.4. Examples of Human Studies

2.7. Omics Technologies and their Biomarkers

2.7.1. Epigenomics
2.7.2. Proteomics
2.7.3. Metabolomics
2.7.4. Metagenomics

2.8. Bioinformatics Analysis

2.8.1. Pre- and post-Computing Bioinformatics Programs and Tools
2.8.2. GO Terms, Clustering of DNA Microarray Data
2.8.3. Functional Enrichment, GEPAS, Babelomics

Module 3.  Biostatistics for Genomic Nutrition

3.1. Biostatistics

3.1.1. Human Studies Methodology
3.1.2. Introduction to Experimental Design.
3.1.3. Estudios clínicos

3.2. Statistical Aspects of a Protocol

3.2.1. Introduction, Objectives, Description of Variables
3.2.2. Quantitative Variables
3.2.3. Qualitative Variables

3.3. Design of Clinical Studies in Humans, Methodological Guidelines

3.3.1. Designs with 2 treatments 2x2
3.3.2. Designs with 3 treatments 3x3
3.3.3. Parallel, Cross-Over and Adaptive Design.
3.3.4. Sample Size Determination and Power Analysis

3.4. Evaluation of Treatment Effect

3.4.1. For Parallel Design, for Repeated Measurements, for Cross-Over Design
3.4.2. Randomization of the Order of Treatment Allocation.
3.4.3. Carry-Over Effect (Wash Out)

3.5. Descriptive Statistics, Hypothesis Testing, Risk Calculation.

3.5.1. Consort, Populations
3.5.2. Study Populations
3.5.3. Grupo control
3.5.4. Subgroup Analysis Types of Studies

3.6. Statistical Errors

3.6.1. Measurement Errors
3.6.2. Random Error
3.6.3. Systematic Error

3.7. Statistical Bias

3.7.1. Selection Bias
3.7.2. Observation Bias
3.7.3. Sesgo de asignación

3.8. Statistical Modeling

3.8.1. Continuous Variable Models
3.8.2. Categorical Variables Models
3.8.3. Linear Mixed Models
3.8.4. Missing data, Flow of Participants, Presentation of Results.
3.8.5   Adjustment for Baseline Values, Transformation of Response Variable: Differences, Ratios, Logarithms, Carry-Over Evaluation

3.9. Statistical Modeling with Co-Variables

3.9.1. ANCOVA
3.9.2. Logistic Regression for Binary and Count Variables
3.9.3. Multi-Variant Analysis

3.10. Statistical Programs

3.10.1. The R
3.10.2. SPSS

Module 4. Current Market State

4.1. Legal Aspects
4.2. Ethical Aspects
4.3. DTC (Direct-to-consumer) Tests

4.3.1. Pros and Cons
4.3.2. Myths of Early DTCs

4.4. Quality Criteria for a Nutrigenetic Test

4.4.1. SNP Selection
4.4.2. Interpretation of Results
4.4.2. Laboratory Accreditations

4.5. Health Professionals

4.5.1. Specialization Requirements
4.5.2. Criteria of Professionals Applying Genomic Nutrition

4.6. Nutrigenomics in the Media
4.7. Integration of Evidence for Personalized Nutritional Counseling
4.8. Critical Analysis of the Current Situation
4.9. Discussion Work
4.10. Conclusions, use of Genomic and Precision Nutrition as Prevention 

A unique, key, and decisive master’s degree experience to boost your professional development”