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

Mar 06
Mar 22
Mar 27

Regulation of ER and Mitochondrial Function by DsbA-L

March 27 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
College Station
Mar 29

Sridevi Devaraj

March 29 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Recent Papers

  1. Turner, ND, Lloyd, SK. Association between red meat consumption and colon cancer: A systematic review of experimental results. Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood). 2017; :1535370217693117. doi: 10.1177/1535370217693117. PubMed PMID:28205448 .
  2. Zhou, L, Liu, J, Xiang, M, Olson, P, Guzzetta, A, Zhang, K et al.. Gata4 potentiates second heart field proliferation and Hedgehog signaling for cardiac septation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2017;114 (8):E1422-E1431. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1605137114. PubMed PMID:28167794 .
  3. Agah, S, Kim, H, Talcott, S, Awika, JM. Complementary cereals and legumes for health: Synergistic interaction of sorghum flavones and cowpea flavonols against LPS-induced inflammation in colonic myofibroblasts. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2017; :. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201600625. PubMed PMID:28155259 .
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Dual Masters in Kinesiology and Nutrition
Read more about our new program!

Nutrition Seminar Series


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