Students in the Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition Area of Study will acquire core competencies in human nutrition; biochemistry, molecular biology, and metabolism; bioinformatics; cell biology; genetics; human health; and skills to prepare them as principal investigators and team leaders (e.g., grant writing, personnel management, media interactions).
Content will be delivered through graduate level research in the laboratories of faculty members and classes taught by faculty in the Departments of Nutrition and Health Sciences, Agronomy, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Computer Science and Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Statistics, and the Schools of Biological Sciences and Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Research.
The Interdepartmental Nutrition Program bridges the departments of Nutrition & Health Sciences, Animal Science, and Food Science & Technology. Integrating the expertise of three departments allows students greater flexibility in tailoring their research and coursework to their personal and professional interests. The program offers an extensive curriculum and a wide range of research opportunities.
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