The Department of Nutrition and Food Science was established in 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.

Faculty Achievements

Student Achievements

Spring 2018 NFSC Graduates

Recent Publications

  1. Wang, L, Cheng, W, Meng, J, Speakmon, M, Qiu, J, Pillai, S et al.. Hypoxic environment protects cowpea bruchid (Callosobruchus maculatus) from electron beam irradiation damage. Pest Manag. Sci. 2018; :. doi: 10.1002/ps.5172. PubMed PMID:30101505 .
  2. Wu, N, Meng, F, Zhou, T, Venter, J, Giang, TK, Kyritsi, K et al.. The Secretin/Secretin Receptor Axis Modulates Ductular Reaction and Liver Fibrosis through Changes in Transforming Growth Factor (TGF)-β1-Mediated Biliary Senescence. Am. J. Pathol. 2018; :. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2018.06.015. PubMed PMID:30036520 .
  3. Chen, J, Zhong, L, Wu, J, Ke, S, Morpurgo, B, Golovko, A et al.. A Murine Pancreatic Islet Cell-based Screening for Diabetogenic Environmental Chemicals. J Vis Exp. 2018; (136):. doi: 10.3791/57327. PubMed PMID:29985354 .
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Academic Programs

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Research Areas

Our faculty conduct research on the role of bioactives in the prevention of chronic diseases. Learn more about their research.


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Dual Masters in Kinesiology and Nutrition
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Scholarship information 2017-2018
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Phone: 979-845-2142
Office Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8am - 5pm

Upcoming Events

Wed 22

New Graduate Student Orientation

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm