Graduate Courses

Taught Every Year

Fall

16:709:553. Nutrition: A Biochemical And Physiological Basis (4)
Prerequisites: 01:115:403; 16:115:511 or equivalent.
Required of all students.
Instructors: M. Watford, J. Storch
Digestion, function, and metabolism of proteins and amino acids, carbohydrates, and lipids. Regulatory mechanisms, developmental changes, and species differences that influence the requirements and metabolism of nutrients. Effect of nutrient supply on metabolism at the molecular, cellular, and systemic levels, including special metabolic needs during growth, reproduction, stress, and senescence in animals and man.

16:709:601. Nutritional Sciences Seminar (1)
Seminar presentations on current nutrition research topics with emphasis on selection, preparation, and presentation.

16:709:603. Advanced Studies In Nutrition (BA, BA)

Spring

16:709:515. Principles Of Nutrition Research (3)
Prerequisites: 16:709:552,553.
Instructor: P. Breslin
Advanced topics in metabolic regulation, including principles of experimental design as applied to nutrition research. Emphasis on the development of research proposals.

16:709:552. Nutrition: A Biochemical And Physiological Basis (4)
Prerequisites: 01:115:403; 16:115:511 or equivalent. Required of all students.
Instructors: T. Anthony, D. Brasaemle, M. Watford
Digestion, function, and metabolism of minerals and vitamins. Regulatory mechanisms, developmental changes, and species differences that influence the requirements and metabolism of nutrients. Effect of nutrient supply on metabolism at the molecular, cellular, and systemic levels, including special metabolic needs during growth, reproduction, stress, and senescence in animals and man. Integration of information about energy metabolism and body composition. Nutritional aspects of obesity and starvation.

16:709:602. Nutritional Sciences Seminar (2)
Instructor: J. Storch
Seminar presentations on current nutrition research topics with emphasis on selection, preparation, and presentation.

16:709:604. Advanced Studies In Nutrition (BA, BA)

Taught Every Other Year

16:709:503. Introduction To Applied Nutrition Research (3)
Pre- or corequisites: 16:709:552;553, and statistics.
Instructor: D. Palmer
Investigation, discussion, and evaluation of current research in nutrition education.

16:709:506. Nutritional Aspects Of Disease (3)
Prerequisites: 16:709:552,553.
Instructors: S. A. Shapses
Advanced study of pathophysiological aspects of disease states and the relation to nutrition.

16:709:521. Community Nutrition (3)
Prerequisites: 11:709:400,401 or equivalent.
Instructor: D. Palmer
Study of nutritional aspects of public health service and community agencies and of programs designed to improve nutritional status of various population groups.

16:709:530 Nutrition Epidemiology (3)
Instructor: D. Hoffman

16:709:531 Theories, Models, and Concepts in Food and Nutrition (2)
Instructor: C. Byrd-Bredbenner
Critical examination of theories, models, and concepts from social & behavioral sciences to increase the understanding of individual and environmental factors affecting food and nutrition issues.

16:709:620. Advanced Topics In Nutritional Sciences (1)
Prerequisites: 16:709:552,553.
Informal, critical discussion and directed study in current areas of nutrition research.

16:709:621. Advanced Topics: Metabolic Regulation (1)
Prerequisites: 16:709:552,553.
Informal, critical discussion and directed study of current literature and concepts in carbohydrate and lipid nutrition.

16:709:622. Advanced Topics In Mineral Nutrition (1)
Prerequisites: 16:709:552,553.
Informal, critical discussion and directed study of current literature and concepts in mineral nutrition.

16:709:623. ADVANCED TOPICS: MOLECULAR NUTRITION (1)
Prerequisites: 16:709:552,553.
Informal, critical discussion and directed study of current literature and concepts in the nutritional control of gene expression.

16:709:625. Recent Advances In Nutritional Sciences (1)
Prerequisites: 16:709:552 553 or permission of instructor.
Informal, critical discussion and directed study in nutritional sciences, ranging from specialized research approaches and techniques to aspects of national and international nutrition policy.

16:709:687,688. Independent Studies In Nutritional Sciences (3,3)

16:709:701,702. Research In Nutrition (BA, BA)