Dr. Yael Joffe

Chief Scientific Officer

With a degree in Dietetics and a PhD from the University of Cape Town on the genetics and nutrition of obesity, Yael has spent much of her career becoming an internationally-recognized expert in the rapidly-emerging field of Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics.  Yael is a highly sought-after speaker for conferences and workshops, tailoring her presentations to the translational needs of clinicians. She has co-authored It’s Not Just Your Genes, The SNP Journal, and Genes to Plate, the first gene-based recipe book in Southern Africa. She has also published in peer-reviewed journals and has been involved in the development and supervision of nutrigenomics courses around the world. Dr Joffe is currently an Adjunct Professor, teaching Nutrigenomics at Rutgers University, and teaches an online Translational Nutrigenomics training course for health practitioners.