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Nutritional Biology

Students gain advanced knowledge of nutritional biochemistry; animal nutrition; nutrition and development; nutrient bioavailability; human/clinical nutrition; nutrition and behavior; nutritional energetics; community nutrition; maternal and child nutrition; nutrition and endocrinology; international nutrition; obesity/body composition; physiology of digestion; nutrition and chronic disease; culture and nutrition; nutrition and gene expression; nutrition and aging; food preferences; nutrition and immunity; diet and exercise; dietary assessment; protein and lipid metabolism; food intake regulation; and nutrition education. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in nutritional biology.

Information

Program Address

Nutrition
1249 Meyer Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 754-7684
Fax: 
(530) 752-8966

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Major Code: 
GNUB

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

General: 
Jan 15, 2018
Space Available: 
Jun 1, 2018
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2018
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2018

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II by exception only
Ph.D. Plan B

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Nutrition
  • 07/07/2015 to 06/30/2018

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Nutrition
  • 07/01/2013 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: General
  • Vm: Molecular Bio Sciences
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: General
  • Nutrition
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: General
  • Vm: Molecular Bio Sciences
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: General
  • Nutrition
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Nutrition
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: General
  • Food Science & Technology
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: General
  • Nutrition
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2018
  • Advisor: Admissions Only
  • Nutrition
  • 09/01/2016 to 08/31/2018

Student Affairs Officer in Graduate Studies