Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Welcome to the Department of Nutrition and Food Science

Welcome to the Department of Nutrition and Food Science – established January 2005 upon a rich heritage of Aggie leadership in nutrition and food science.  In creating the Department, the state of Texas and Texas A&M University recognized the importance of the disciplines of nutrition and food science in maintaining health and preventing diseases.

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Academic Programs

Our Department offers several undergraduate and graduate programs.

Research Areas

Our faculty conduct research on the role of bioactives in the prevention of chronic diseases such as cancer and obesity.

Our Faculty

Get to know our faculty.

Upcoming Events

Mon 07

Dr. Chih-Hao Lee

November 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
College Station
Mon 07

Changing Your Major to Nutrition or Food Science

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
College Station
Mon 14

Obesity-induced retinal dysfunction

November 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 14


November 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
College Station

Recent Papers

  1. Xiang, J, Wang, H, Ma, C, Zhou, M, Wu, Y, Wang, L et al.. Ex Vivo Smooth Muscle Pharmacological Effects of a Novel Bradykinin-Related Peptide, and Its Analogue, from Chinese Large Odorous Frog, Odorrana livida Skin Secretions. Toxins (Basel). 2016;8 (10):. doi: 10.3390/toxins8100283. PubMed PMID:27690099 .
  2. Girard, AL, Castell-Perez, ME, Bean, SR, Adrianos, SL, Awika, JM. Effect of Condensed Tannin Profile on Wheat Flour Dough Rheology. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2016;64 (39):7348-7356. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b02601. PubMed PMID:27616442 .
  3. Fan, YY, Davidson, LA, Chapkin, RS. Murine Colonic Organoid Culture System and Downstream Assay Applications. Methods Mol. Biol. 2016; :. doi: 10.1007/7651_2016_8. PubMed PMID:27539462 .
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Training Program in Primary Cancer Prevention

Nutrition Seminar Series


Phone: 979-845-2142
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm