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. Trudeau, MP, Verma, H, Sampedro, F, Urriola, PE, Shurson, GC, McKelvey, J et al.. Comparison of Thermal and Non-Thermal Processing of Swine Feed and the Use of Selected Feed Additives on Inactivation of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV). PLoS ONE. 2016;11 (6):e0158128. Epub 2016/6/24. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158128. PubMed PMID:27341670 .
  2. Kim, SM, Neuendorff, N, Chapkin, RS, Earnest, DJ. Role of Inflammatory Signaling in the Differential Effects of Saturated and Poly-unsaturated Fatty Acids on Peripheral Circadian Clocks. EBioMedicine. 2016;7 :100-11. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2016.03.037. PubMed PMID:27322464 PubMed Central PMC4913702.
  3. Yu, J, Marsh, S, Hu, J, Feng, W, Wu, C. Gut Microbiota and Metagenomic Advancement in Digestive Disease. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2016;2016 :4703406. Epub 2016/5/10. doi: 10.1155/2016/4703406. PubMed PMID:27247566 PubMed Central PMC4877475.
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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