nutrition

Two NFES PhD Candidates Elected as American Society for Nutrition Representatives

Nutrition and Food Science PhD candidates David Barney and Alan Dawson, were elected as Student Representatives for the American Society for Nutrition (ASN). David will serve as Student Representative for the Vitamins & Minerals Research Interest Section and Alan as Student Representative for the Energy & Macronutrient Metabolism Research Interest Section. According to ASN, research […]

Dr. Rao Received Two USDA Grants to Develop Food Safety Tests

 NFES Associate Professor Dr. Qinchun Rao recently received two USDA grants to fund the development of food safety tests. Both grants are funded by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative. One $474,000 grant will be used to help develop a test to detect shellfish cross-contamination to protect those […]

NFES Assistant Professor Prashant Singh Awarded Grant for E. coli Research

Dr. Prashant Singh made headlines in FSU News this week when he was awarded funding for his E. coli research. The FSU Office of Commercialization awarded approximately $73,000 to faculty for the Fall 2020 GAP Commercialization Investment Program. The program is designed to help FSU researchers realize the commercial potential for their work. Dr. Singh […]

Dr. Stephen Hennigar & PhD Candidate David Barney Received ACC-CRIA Award

David Barney and Dr. Stephen Hennigar received an award from the ACC-CRIA (Center for Research in Intercollegiate Athletics) to help publish their research on the Relationship between dietary intake, diet quality, and biomarkers of health and performance in ACC cross country runners. Of the 22 proposals submitted only 7 were awarded including David and Dr. Hennigar’s […]

NFES Master’s Student James Ippolito Named FSU Student Star

James Ippolito an M.S. thesis student in Nutrition & Food Science was recently chosen as one of FSU’s Student Stars. Student Stars are selected for achieving distinction in their academic area or following significant service to the university. All students are either nominated by their academic dean or through the Office of the Vice President […]

NFES Doctoral Student Receives AOAC “Testing for Life” Student Award

Xingyi Jiang, a third-year Nutrition and Food Science Program doctoral candidate in Dr. Rao’s lab, was selected as a recipient of the AOAC/Eurofins Foundation “Testing for Life” Student Award. This AOAC Award, supported by the Eurofins Foundation, is designed to encourage student researchers who are advancing basic or applied science in analytical or molecular testing […]

NFES Doctoral Student Presenting at ASN Vitamins & Minerals Forum

Cassandra “Sandi” Olson, a first-year doctoral student in Dr. Hennigar’s lab, was selected to present her abstract as a flash talk during the Vitamins and Minerals Research Interest Section (RIS) Forum at NUTRITION 2020 LIVE ONLINE. Sandi’s abstract is titled “The effects of short-term zinc feeding on zinc absorption and zinc transporter expression in the […]

Earn a B.S. in Dietetics

Interested in becoming a registered dietician? Dietetics is one of four undergraduate majors in the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences. The program offers students a unique introduction to sports and clinical nutrition. Students majoring in dietetics may earn a DPD (Didactic Program in Dietetics) Verification Statement (which is required to apply for an internship and registered dietitian […]

Human Sciences Alumni Making an Impact

Special Thanks to Health Care Professionals We’re so very proud of our Alumni and CHS Dean’s Advisory Council members and the work they are doing on the front lines of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Three members of the CHS Dean’s Advisory Council; Dr. Kevin Hayes ’92,’94, Dr. Matthew Lee ’02, ’04 and Dr. Justin Lewis ’02, ’04 […]