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 food choices in living a healthy life. The future health and well-being of the world is incumbent on the disciplines of nutrition and food science, and their role in maintaining health and preventing and treating diseases.

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Academic Programs

Our Department offers several undergraduate and graduate programs.

Research Areas

Our faculty conduct research in the areas of cancer prevention, phytochemicals, other things.

Our Faculty

Get to know our faculty.

Upcoming Events

  1. Biosensors for food safety

    September 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    College Station
  2. Dorothy Herrman and Shima Agah

    October 3 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    College Station
  3. Dr. Ninfa Peña-Purcell

    October 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    College Station
  4. Membrane technology applications for the food industry

    October 10 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    College Station
  5. “Obesity-related insulin resistance: the role of adipose inflammation”

    October 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    College Station

Recent Papers

  1. Krenek, KA, Barnes, RC, Talcott, ST (2014) Phytochemical Composition and Effects of Commercial Enzymes on the Hydrolysis of Gallic Acid Glycosides in Mango (Mangifera indica L. cv. 'Keitt') Pulp. J. Agric. Food Chem. :
  2. Brannan, RG, Peters, T, Talcott, ST (2015) Phytochemical analysis of ten varieties of pawpaw (Asimina triloba [L.] Dunal) fruit pulp. Food Chem 168: 656-61
  3. Bordin, AI, Pillai, SD, Brake, C, Bagley, KB, Bourquin, JR, Coleman, M, Oliveira, FN, Mwangi, W, McMurray, DN, Love, CC, Felippe, MJ, Cohen, ND (2014) Immunogenicity of an Electron Beam Inactivated Rhodococcus equi Vaccine in Neonatal Foals. PLoS ONE 9: e105367
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Announcements

Current Students:
Book your advising appointment online at
sundial.tamu.edu/nfsc

Nutrition Seminar Series Schedule

Contact

Phone: 979-845-2142
Email: nfsc@tamu.edu
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm