Epidemiological, clinical and basic perspective of how diet and nutrition practices predict for cancer risk. Prereq: 7761 (761), FoodSci 7761 (761), or HumnNtr 7761 (761). Not open to students with credit for 830.12, HumnNtr 8833 (830.12), or FdScTe 8833 (830.12). Cross-listed in FdScTe and HumnNtr.
Comparative study of the regulation of micronutrient status and its influence on physiological and molecular events, including nuclear receptor activity and transcription. Prereq: 7762 (762), FdScTe 7762 (762), or HumnNtr 7762 (762). Not open to students with credit for 830.02, FdScTe 8802 (830.02), or HumnNtr 8802 (830.02). Cross-listed in FdScTe and HumnNtr.
Discussion of lipids as storage molecules used for energy and metabolism modulation as well as how they influence energy balance conditions such as obesity, cachexia, weight loss and weight gain. Prereq: 7761 (761), FdScTe 7761 (761), or HumnNtr 7761 (761). Not open to students with credit for 830.01, FdScTe 8801 (830.01), or HumnNtr 8801 (830.01). Cross-listed in FdScTe and HumnNtr.
Demonstrates the applications of molecular biology by involving the students in a real time research project. Students will perform experiments using molecular biology techniques in the context of a muscle protein functionality study.
Exploratory research and advanced assignments. Prereq: Grad standing, and permission of instructor. This course is graded S/U.
Provides students with an advanced understanding of domestic animal physiology. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor.
Historical and future perspectives of research in the animal sciences, role of theory and evidence in developing scientific knowledge, presentations and reports. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 860.
Critical analysis of the scientific literature and demonstration of effective oral presentation skills tailored to the target audience, with use of information technologies as needed. Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for FdScTe 7899 or HumnNtr 7899 (895). Cross-listed in FdScTe and HumnNtr.
Aspects of research design including both ethical considerations as well as how to select appropriate experimental models. Prereq: Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for HumnNtr 7789. Cross-listed in HumnNtr.
Biochemical functions, absorptions, transport, utilization, interrelationships and nutritional requirements of selective vitamins and minerals in higher vertebrates and humans. Prereq: Coursework in Biochemistry or Vertebrate Physiology. Not open to students with credit for FdScTe 7762 or HumnNtr 7762. Cross-listed in FdScTe or HumnNtr.