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    1249 Meyer Hall
    Davis, CA 95616
    Tel: (530) 754-7684
    Fax: (530) 752-8966
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  • 250 Mrak Hall
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: (530) 752-0650
    Fax: (530) 752-6222
Nutritional Biology

Application Deadlines


Click here for the admission and fellowship deadlines for this program.

Degrees Offered

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

Designated Emphases

Admission Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • Supplemental application

Degree Requirements

Students follow the degree requirements reflecting the year s/he was admitted or the most recent version below.

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.

This program is an interdisciplinary Graduate Group.

For more information, visit the Nutritional Biology website.

Contacts

Program Chair
Sheri A Zidenberg-Cherr Nutrition (530) 752-3817
Academic Advisers
Andrew J Clifford
(Adviser: General)
Nutrition 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-3376
Andrea J Fascetti
(Adviser: General)
Vm Molecular Bio Sciences 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 754-6974
Lucia L Kaiser
(Adviser: General)
Nutrition 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 754-9063
Kirk C Klasing
(Adviser: General)
Animal Science 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-1901
Carolyn Slupsky
(Adviser: General)
Food Science 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 752-6804
Francene M Steinberg
(Adviser: General)
Nutrition 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-0160
Christine Stewart
(Adviser: General)
Nutritional Biology 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-1992
Marta D Van Loan
(Adviser: General)
Nutrition 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-4160
Sheri A Zidenberg-Cherr
(Adviser: Admissions and General)
Nutrition 9/1/12 - 8/31/14 (530) 752-3817
Graduate Program Staff Coordinator
Caroline Eikenbary Nutritional Biology (530) 754-7684
Student Affairs Officer (SAO) in the Office of Graduate Studies
Laura Young Office of Graduate Studies (530) 752-2772