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

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Upcoming Events

Mon 15

Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D, M.P.H.

February 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 22

Dr. José Eduardo P. Santos

February 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 29

Shih Lung Woo

February 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 07

Dr. David Bernlohr

March 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 21

Zubaida Qamar

March 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station

Recent Papers

  1. Schreurs, AS, Shirazi-Fard, Y, Shahnazari, M, Alwood, JS, Truong, TA, Tahimic, CG et al.. Dried plum diet protects from bone loss caused by ionizing radiation. Sci Rep. 2016;6 :21343. doi: 10.1038/srep21343. PubMed PMID:26867002 .
  2. Shah, MS, Kim, E, Davidson, LA, Knight, JM, Zoh, RS, Goldsby, JS et al.. Data describing the effects of dietary bioactive agents on colonic stem cell microRNA and mRNA expression. Data Brief. 2016;6 :398-404. Epub 2015/12/19. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2015.12.026. PubMed PMID:26862588 PubMed Central PMC4707287.
  3. Rocha, JN, Cohen, ND, Bordin, AI, Brake, CN, Giguère, S, Coleman, MC et al.. Oral Administration of Electron-Beam Inactivated Rhodococcus equi Failed to Protect Foals against Intrabronchial Infection with Live, Virulent R. equi. PLoS ONE. 2016;11 (2):e0148111. Epub 2016/2/1. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148111. PubMed PMID:26828865 PubMed Central PMC4735123.
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Announcements

Nutrition Seminar Series
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Food Science Seminar Series
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Contact

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