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Faculty research in the Department of Nutritional Sciences focuses on 1) understanding how nutrients and genetics interact to affect diseases like cancer, obesity, and birth defects; 2) elucidating the role of nutrition in child and maternal health; 3) examining the role of community gardens in influencing both child and family health and physical activity; and 4) dissecting the medicinal properties of specific nutrients and their affect on cell growth. 

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