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Nutritional Sciences News & Highlights

 

Category for the blog for Nutritional Sciences in the School of Human Ecology.

Subcategories from this category:

NTR Research News, NTR News & Events

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Ryan Gray and His Research In Idiopathic Scoliosis

OverviewDr. Ryan Gray is the Faculty Spotlight for this month. Dr. Gray is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Pediatrics in the Dell Medical School. He received his PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology from UT-Austin and completed a postdoctoral fellowship...

SoHE at UT Presidential Inauguration

Dr. Chris Jolly, Nutritional Sciences Associate Professor, took part in the 2021 Presidential Inauguration! As the Graduate Assembly Representative, Dr. Jolly presented President Jay Hartzell with his regalia.To view more about the 2021 Presidential Inauguration and State of the University Address, click here. ...

Mother's Body Weight, Home Environment, & In Utero Risks for Boys

​In the latest Texas Scientist, "Boys and Risk in Utero" features the research of Nutritional Sciences Assistant Professor Elizabeth Widen.  Boys are typically more vulnerable in the womb, and Dr. Widen's research findings suggest that mother's weight and a nurturing home environment could also impa...
Circadian Clock Genes And The Importance of Timing in Aging and Longevity

Circadian Clock Genes And The Importance of Timing in Aging and Longevity

Distinguished Lecturer 2021: Dr. Takahashi's Biography "When we started this, no one had ever used this process before in a mouse to find a gene controlling behavior. They thought it was too risky and complex... like winning the lottery.  by Dr. Joseph Takahashi ​A renowned expert in genetics and neuroscience, Dr. Joseph Taka...

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Jaimie Davis and The Work That She is Doing to Improve Childhood Obesity

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jaimie Davis PhD, RD Dr. Jaimie Davis is the Faculty  Spotlight for this month. Jaimie N. Davis, PhD, RD is an Associate Professor at The University of Texas at Austin. She is a Registered Dietitian and received her PhD in Nutritional Sciences. She currently serves as the Graduate School Committee Chair ...