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

Sat 01

Dietetic Internship Preparation Workshop

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
College Station
Mon 03

Weight loss treatment of diabetes: What does it take?

October 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
College Station
Mon 10

Building Better Babies: From Mothers Microbiome to the Stem Cell

October 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
College Station
Tue 11


October 11 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm
College Station
Thu 13

Change Your Major to Nutrition or Food Science

October 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
College Station

Recent Papers

  1. Girard, AL, Castell-Perez, ME, Bean, SR, Adrianos, SL, Awika, JM. Effect of Condensed Tannin Profile on Wheat Flour Dough Rheology. J. Agric. Food Chem. 2016; :. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b02601. PubMed PMID:27616442 .
  2. Fan, YY, Davidson, LA, Chapkin, RS. Murine Colonic Organoid Culture System and Downstream Assay Applications. Methods Mol. Biol. 2016; :. doi: 10.1007/7651_2016_8. PubMed PMID:27539462 .
  3. Nemec, MJ, Kim, H, Marciante, AB, Barnes, RC, Talcott, ST, Mertens-Talcott, SU et al.. Pyrogallol, an absorbable microbial gallotannins-metabolite and mango polyphenols (Mangifera Indica L.) suppress breast cancer ductal carcinoma in situ proliferation in vitro. Food Funct. 2016;7 (9):3825-33. Epub 2016/9/14. doi: 10.1039/c6fo00636a. PubMed PMID:27491891 .
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Training Program in Primary Cancer Prevention

2016 Dietetic Internship Preparation Workshop

Nutrition Seminar Series


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