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 30

Ya Pei

January 30, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 06

Dr. Sean Davies

February 6, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 13

Targeting Brown Adipose Tissue to Improve Metabolic Health

February 13, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 20

Dr. Vidu Garg

February 20, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mon 27

Kristen Hicks

February 27, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station

Recent Papers

  1. Navarro, SL, Neuhouser, ML, Cheng, TD, Tinker, LF, Shikany, JM, Snetselaar, L et al.. The Interaction between Dietary Fiber and Fat and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in the Women's Health Initiative. Nutrients. 2016;8 (12):. doi: 10.3390/nu8120779. PubMed PMID:27916893 .
  2. Banerjee, N, Kim, H, Talcott, ST, Turner, ND, Byrne, DH, Mertens-Talcott, SU et al.. Plum polyphenols inhibit colorectal aberrant crypt foci formation in rats: potential role of the miR-143/protein kinase B/mammalian target of rapamycin axis. Nutr Res. 2016;36 (10):1105-1113. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2016.06.008. PubMed PMID:27865352 .
  3. Cheng, Y, Jin, UH, Davidson, LA, Chapkin, RS, Jayaraman, A, Tamamis, P et al.. Microbial-Derived 1,4-Dihydroxy-2-naphthoic Acid and Related Compounds as Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Agonists/Antagonists: Structure-Activity Relationships and Receptor Modeling. Toxicol. Sci. 2016; :. doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfw230. PubMed PMID:27837168 .
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Announcements

Nutrition Seminar Series
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Contact

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