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 food choices in living a healthy life. The future health and well-being of the world is incumbent on the disciplines of nutrition and food science, and their role in maintaining health and preventing and treating diseases.

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Academic Programs

Our Department offers several undergraduate and graduate programs.

Research Areas

Our faculty conduct research in the areas of cancer prevention, phytochemicals, other things.

Our Faculty

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Recent Papers

  1. Bordin, AI, Pillai, SD, Brake, C, Bagley, KB, Bourquin, JR, Coleman, M, Oliveira, FN, Mwangi, W, McMurray, DN, Love, CC, Felippe, MJ, Cohen, ND (2014) Immunogenicity of an Electron Beam Inactivated Rhodococcus equi Vaccine in Neonatal Foals. PLoS ONE 9: e105367
  2. Monk, JM, Turk, HF, Fan, YY, Callaway, E, Weeks, B, Yang, P, McMurray, DN, Chapkin, RS (2014) Antagonizing arachidonic Acid-derived eicosanoids reduces inflammatory th17 and Th1 cell-mediated inflammation and colitis severity. Mediators Inflamm. 2014: 917149
  3. Shi, L, Ko, ML, Huang, CC, Park, SY, Hong, MP, Wu, C, Ko, GY (2014) Chicken embryos as a potential new model for early onset type I diabetes. J Diabetes Res 2014: 354094
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