Silverberry Newsletter, June 29, 2018

This week’s newsletter is all about Exercise Aversion and the new Fitness Club Partnership Program.

Silverberry is bringing DNA Assessment to gyms and fitness centres! Learn all about this new partnership program.

Don't forget: If you suffer from insomnia, you might consider joining us for a 24-hour hackathon in the Galvanize speakeasy.

Here's the latest on Silverberry, the world of wellness, and genetic advancements.

Gene Spotlight

Where does our motivation for exercise come from? 

Studies have found that up to 50% of our like or dislike for exercise can be due to our genes...

Learn more by listening to this short Gene of the Day featuring Exercise Aversion.

Silverberry Fitness Club Partnership Program

The Fitness Club Partnership Program is pleased to bring DNA assessment to gyms and fitness centres that would like to offer the latest advancements in science and technology to their members. Along with the Certification Course, wellness coaches and personal trainers can create personalized fitness plans with genetic assessment to optimize results.


Silverberry Genomix Hackathon

Don't miss this special event!

The Silverberry Hackathon will bring together wellness enthusiasts like you, data scientists, developers, and designers, over an intense 24-hour period of creative explosion. 
Bring your enthusiasm and ideas! Learn from the experts while helping build the next generation of innovative DNA-powered health solutions! 
July 20-21, 2018 @ Galvanize   |   44 Tehama St, San Francisco CA   |   Read More


Join us at the IDEA Fit Conference

Silverberry will be exhibiting at the IDEA Fit Conference in San Diego, from June 28th to June 30th. You can join the expo for free and meet the Silverberry team (Booth #747 in the Nutrition area), learning about new technology and training tools among fellow personal trainers, health coaches, and innovators.


Join the Discussion

Facebook Group

Join us along with other Silverberry members to share your ideas, provide us with feedback, or ask your questions! 

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Silverberry Club Forum

Join fellow fitness enthusiasts and healthcare providers at the discussion forum.

Ask your questions here!


Genes Making Waves

Gene editing produces pigs resistant to the world’s most costly animal disease.

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have been able to successfully produce pigs that do not become infected by the deadly Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS). They’ve done so by editing the genetic codes of these pigs, which showed no signs of any impact on their wellbeing. [Science Daily


‘Gene map’ of depression opens the door for more effective treatments

A team of over 200 researchers have discovered 30 new gene variants that increase the risk of depression. With this, they hope to understand why certain people suffer from the disease while other do not, even with similar life experiences. [The Guardian


Can our genes record our time of death?

Recent research has found that some of our genes continue to be active and perform transcription even after we die, displaying activity patterns that can roughly estimate when the time of death was. Similarly, our molecular processes continue to work after death until the necessary enzymes and chemicals run out. But at what point does that happen? [Science News

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