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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

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...

Tom Atchity Recipient of President's 2021 Outstanding Staff Award

Tom Atchity, the Graduate Program Administrator for the HDFS and Nutritional Sciences graduate programs, is a recipient of the President's 2021 Outstanding Staff Award. The Outstanding Staff Awards Program recognizes non-teaching UT-Austin employees who have made outstanding contributions to the continuing success o...
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 ...
UT PATHS Study: A study designed to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential transition to at-home work affects physical and mental health.

UT PATHS Study: A study designed to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic and the potential transition to at-home work affects physical and mental health.

UT Professional Acute Transition Health Study Millions of people around the globe work in home-based occupations, from tech support to online sales to web-based networking applications. In 2018, approximately 22% of Americans spent all or part of their day working at home. It is often assumed that working at home brings many advantages, including ...