Graduate Certificate in Nutrition

Graduate Certificate in NutritionCertificate

Nutrition, Non-Coding RNAs and Extracellular Vesicles, 18 credit hours

The Graduate Certificate in Nutrition program is intended for students with an interest in extracellular vesicles (“exosomes”) and their importance in nutrition and metabolism, cell-to-cell communication, and the use of extracellular vesicles in the delivery of therapeutics to pathological tissues. By completing the coursework, students will acquire competencies in cell and molecular biology, nutrition and metabolic disease, computational biology, ethical conduct of research, grant writing and team management, and RNA biology.

Completion of this program positions graduates for a career in the medical profession, academia, industry, and government.

Janos Zempleni Willa Cather Professor of Molecular Nutrition and Director of the Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases

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