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.

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Recent Papers

  1. Hu, X, Zhang, Q, Zheng, J, Kong, W, Zhang, HH, Zeng, TS et al.. Alteration of FXR phosphorylation and sumoylation in liver in the development of adult catch-up growth. Exp. Biol. Med. (Maywood). 2016; :. doi: 10.1177/1535370216641788. PubMed PMID:27190252 .
  2. Fan, YY, Vaz, FM, Chapkin, RS. Dietary fat and fiber interactively modulate apoptosis and mitochondrial bioenergetic profiles in mouse colon in a site-specific manner. Eur. J. Cancer Prev. 2016; :. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000263. PubMed PMID:27167153 .
  3. DeClercq, VC, Goldsby, JS, McMurray, DN, Chapkin, RS. Distinct Adipose Depots from Mice Differentially Respond to a High-Fat, High-Salt Diet. J. Nutr. 2016; :. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.227496. PubMed PMID:27146921 .
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Undergraduate Research (NUTR/FSTC 485/491)
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Nutrition Seminar Series
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Food Science Seminar Series


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