By bridging disciplines across campus, Tim Carr and Janos Zempleni work on an emerging field called nutrigenomics.  In the future, nutrigenomics could potentially be able to match foods with an individual's unique genetic makeup to prevent disease.

 

 

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NGN . . . Powerful Impact

Heather Rasmussen, PhD - 2008
Heather Rasmussen

...While it is important to follow one’s interests, it equally is important to keep an open mind when making educational decisions that impact future employment. Read more...

Toshinobu Kuroishi, Postdoc 2008 to 2011
Toshinobu Kuroishi

...I think that NGN is an excellent and interesting program to study human health from various viewpoints with nutrition as a common tool. Read more...

Valerie Pestinger, MS - 2009
Valerie Pestinger

...First of all, due to the practical training you obtain, lots of doors [open] for a later career. Read more...

Casey Wegner, MS - 2011
Casey Wegner

...My educational experience at UNL offered me the opportunity to forge invaluable interdisciplinary relationships that have truly set the tone for my future. Read more...

Gabriela Camporeale, Nutrition, PhD - 2006
Gabriela Camporeale

. . . My training landed me a position in one of Argentina’s premier research institutes. Read more...

Erin Smith, Nutrition, MS - 2007
Erin Smith

. . . I never considered working in the analytical testing field until I took the job, but it is much more than I could have ever expected. Read more...

Sarah (Ehlers) Kiester, Nutrition, MS - 2008
Sarah (Ehlers) Kiester

. . . My degrees gave me a solid educational foundation in the chemistry of food components. Read more...

Keyna Kobza, Nutrition, MS - 2007
Keyna Kobza

. . . Advisors and fellow lab mates displayed amazing dedication and taught me invaluable lessons, both academically and personally. Read more...

Rama Kothapalli, Nutrition, PhD - 2006
Rama Kothapalli

. . . During my doctoral studies, I traveled to meetings and conferences annually. Read more...

Tammy Gries, Food Science and Technology, MS - 2008
Tammy Gries

. . . Shortly after receiving my degree, I applied for and was hired to a position with the United States Department of Agriculture. Read more...

Jing Xue, Molecular Nutrition, PhD 2013
Jing Xue

. . . Equipped with thorough knowledge in nutrition and scientific attitudes Read more...