• Albert Aguilera
  • Reina Engle-Stone
  • Debbie Fetter
  • Ameer Taha
  • Liz Applegate
  • GGNB New Student Orientation
  • Lori Nguyen
  • Alice Martinic
  • Shannon McClorry
  • Andrew Matchado
  • Allison Stevens Award
  • Jennifer Taylor
  • Eric Nonnecke
  • Heather Young
  • Zach Pierce
  • GGNb Seminars
  • Tara Rodgers
  • Barkat Ullah
  • GGNB Symposium


Carolyn Slupsky

Dr. Carolyn Slupsky, Chair

The Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology is a cooperative interdepartmental organization of more than 73 faculty from 17 departments in three colleges.  Students may pursue the M.S. or Ph.D. degree in nutritional biology while studying under the direction of any member of the graduate group.[more]

Designated Emphasis

GGNB Graduate Students

Bineti Vitta and Anne Williams

If they wish, doctoral students in nutritional biology can choose to be admitted into the Designated Emphasis in International and Community Nutrition or the Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology. [more]

Alumni Spotlight

David Dallas, Ph.D.

David Dallas, Ph.D., Class of 2012

Congratulations to Dr. David Dallas (GGNB class of 2012) who will begin a new position as an Assistant Professor at Oregon State University in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences starting in January 2016.   [more]

News & Events

  • GGNB faculty member Ameer Taha explores whether eating too much linoleic acid can cause chronic inflammation, headaches, and other health problems [more]
  • Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology welcomes new faculty member Reina Engle-Stone [more]
  • Watch Angela Zivkovic's recent seminar on the influence of milk composition and gut microbiota on growth and morbidity [more]
  • Brown receives Robert Suskind and Leslie Lewinter-Suskind Pediatric Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award [more]
  • Zivkovic and colleagues find that HDL composition may help predict health risks and design therapeutics [more]
  • Watch Dr. Bart Weimer’s seminar on "Metagenomics, genomes, and host-microbe interactions" for the 2017 Kosuna Distinguished Lecture in Nutrition [more]
  • Zidenberg-Cherr receives 2017 Academic Federation Award for Excellence in Research [more]
  • Ty Stallard awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Student Research Program Fellowship
  • Albert Aguilera, GGNB Class of 2015, receives Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community [more]
  • Updated GGNB Monday Seminar Schedule for 2016-2017 is now available [schedule]
  • Zivkovic and colleagues publish on the interrelation between breast milk components, gut microbiota, and infant health [more]
  • Carolyn Slupsky named John E. Kinsella Chair in Food, Nutrition and Health [more]
  • Listen to the audio of Dr. Calvert's recent GGNB seminar on mentoring [audio]
  • GGNB Survival Guide for Students (2016-2017) has been released  [more]
  • Carolyn Slupsky selected to serve on NIH scientific review panel [more]
  • Liz Applegate presents on “Lessons Learned from 60,000 Nutrition 10 students -- 31+ Years of Experiences and Musings” [more]
  • Carolyn Slupsky selected as a 2015-2016 Chancellor’s Fellow [more]
  • Angela Zivkovic presents at GGNB seminar on "The Changing Face of Lipoproteins: the New Era of Glycobiology" [more]
  • GGNB Survival Guide for Students (2015-2016) has been released [more]
  • The 2015 GGNB New Student Orientation Event was held on September 22nd and was a great success!  [more]
  • Dr. Bo Lonnerdal elected as Fellow of the American Society for Nutrition
  • [more]