Nutritional Biology

About the Program

Learn More About the Program

The Nutritional Biology graduate program is interdisciplinary and is designed to provide the skills, and prepare students for modern, cutting-edge nutrition research. Our faculty encompasses several colleges including the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, School of Medicine, and the School of Veterinary Medicine, as well as adjunct appointments through the Western Human Nutrition Research Center (WHNRC).

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Major Code

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
Priority: Dec 15, 2023
General: Jan 15, 2024
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Dec 15, 2023
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2024

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Alisha Bartolomucci
530-754-7684 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Jon Ramsey
(530) 754-8122 |

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: General
Debbie Fetter
Nutritional Biology

Advisor: General
Peng Ji
Nutritional Biology

Advisor: General
Jennifer Larsen
Nutritional Biology
(530) 752-1393 |

Advisor: Admissions Only
Gerardo Mackenzie
Nutritional Biology
(530) 752-2140 |

Advisor: Primary Contact
Patricia Oteiza De Fraga
Nutritional Biology
(530) 754-6074 |

Advisor: General
Christine Stewart
Nutritional Biology
(530) 752-6697 |