Texas A&M researchers discover the effects of shift work on immune cell clocks may lead to metabolic disorders About 15 million Americans don’t have a typical nine-to-five workday, and many of these—nurses, firefighters and flight attendants, among many other professions—may see their schedule change drastically one week to the next. As a result, these shift workers’ biological […]
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.
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 […]
Dr. Alfredo Erazo-Oliveras, a postdoctoral research associate in Dr. Robert Chapkin’s laboratory (Program in Integrative Nutrition and Complex Diseases) at Texas A&M University, has been selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition. Dr. Erazo-Oliveras selection for this prestigious award reflects the review panelists’ enthusiasm regarding his scholarly competence as well as the […]
Robert Fuentes becomes finalist in the 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Robert presented his thesis work in 3 minutes and was selected as a finalist for the competition on November 16. The winner will represent Texas A&M at the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools regional competition in Fayetteville, AK in February. Good luck to Robert!