Research is a core mission area for the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Our award-winning faculty have research projects focused on a wide range of basic and applied approaches, including molecular nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, nutritional immunology, public nutrition, community nutrition, and nanotechnology for biodelivery of nutrient and non-nutrient bioactives. 

Research Topics

Faculty are exploring a wide-range of research topics to address the nutrition and health challenges our populations are facing.

Research Topics website

Faculty Research

Learn more about the breakthrough research our faculty is conducting.

Faculty Research Website

Facilities and Equipment

The Department of Nutritional Sciences has excellent facilities for the training of graduate students. Our laboratories contain a full range of equipment for molecular and metabolic research, as well as facilities for tissue culture and human metabolic studies. The University Center for Open Research Resources & Equipment (COR2E) offers a wide range of state-of-the-art support services for innovative research.

Facilities and Equipment website


We offer a Metabolic Phenotyping Facility. The equipment available and associated fees are available on our website.


Services website

Seminar Series

Join us for our weekly seminar series held during the academic year for updates and insights on the latest research and outreach.


Seminar Series website