11SNTR342Syllabus - Page 1 of 4 Nutrition 342: Advanced...

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Page 1 of 4 Nutrition 342: Advanced Nutrition I Unique Number 54500 University of Texas at Austin Spring 2011 TIME: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 pm–2:00 pm LOCATION: BUR 134 COURSE DIRECTOR: Laura M. Lashinger, PhD Phone: 471-2915 Office: PAI 5.36 Office hours: M 9-10 am; T 11:15-12:15 pm, or by appointment Email: lalash@austin.utexas.edu TEACHING ASSISTANT: Dan Machin daniel.r.machin@gmail.com, Graduate Student, Department of Kinesiology Office Hours: M 1-2 pm; Th 1:45-2:45 Office: BEL 820 (M); Painter Hall, 6 th Floor TA Room (Th) The University of Texas Honor Code: The core values of The University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each member of the University is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect towards peers and community. All students are expected to conduct themselves in an ethical manner and to have read and understood the sections of the General Information Catalogue on scholastic dishonesty. Penalties for instances of scholastic dishonesty in this course will be as outlined in the General Information Catalogue . The least severe penalty in this course shall be failure. Course Description: Biochemical and molecular biological aspects of carbohydrate, fat, and amino acid metabolism. Prerequisites : BIO 416L or BIO 365S, CH 369 or CH 339K and CH 339L, and NTR 326, with a grade of at least C in each. All prerequisites must be met to be eligible for this course. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, students should understand how macronutrients influence both good health and chronic disease and be able to evaluate critically the relevant scientific literature. Mastery of the course material is crucial for future success in a career related to nutrition. Time Commitment: The University recommends that students spend at least 3 hours per credit hour per week in preparation and study. This course requires extensive preparation and relies heavily on your previous knowledge of physiology and biochemistry. Course material will focus on integrating nutrient function into physiological and biochemical processes, particularly as they relate to mechanisms underlying chronic disease. This multidisciplinary integration, while challenging, is what makes nutritional science such a relevant and exciting field, and such an important part of strategies to prevent chronic diseases. Textbook:
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2011 for the course NTR 342 taught by Professor Tillman during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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