Dr. Chapkin talks with cancerNetwork, home of the journal ONCOLOGY. “We have become very familiar with reports in the media comparing the health effects of Western diets, typically heavy in animal fats and proteins, with Asian and Mediterranean diets, which include more fish and place greater emphasis on consumption of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. […]
Research in the Chapkin lab focuses on dietary/microbial modulators related to the prevention of cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases. The lab has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the past 29 years.
On April 16, 2018 Huajun Han took home 2nd place at the Graduate Student Research Symposium in the Oral competition for his research titled, “Protective role of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor in regulating colonic stem and progenitor cell homeostasis.” This event is a one-day research symposium for students to share their work with fellow students, […]
At the 21st Annual Student Research Week Competition Michael Salinas received awards in multiple categories. Michael received 1st place ranking in: Oral Presentation in the Graduate Agriculture and Life Sciences Category and was awarded a cash prize. Next, Salinas took home top honors for the Writing Center Outstanding Oral Award. This title is given to […]
COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Robert S. Chapkin has been appointed to the William W. Allen Chair in Nutrition at Texas A&M University in College Station. Chapkin is also a Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and University Faculty Fellow in the Program in Integrative Nutrition and Complex Diseases, as well as a Texas A&M AgriLife Senior Faculty […]