Fergus M. Clydesdale Center for Foods for Health and Wellness

The Fergus M. Clydesdale Center for Foods for Health and Wellness brings together scientists, educators, government, policy makers and industry executives to develop and implement innovative solutions to food-related health issues. The Center is a world-class academic research center that consists of state-of-the-art laboratories and instrumentation to conduct research on food components that can improve the health and wellness of our food supply. Through research, education and policy, the Center serves to promote nutrition, combat disease, develop products, improve methodologies, advance food safety and stimulate sound policy. This Center enhances the graduate and undergraduate program for students and prepares them for work in the food industry.

Program Type: 

Impact Area: 

Program Participation: 

Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

April 8, 2011

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Director: 

Eric A. Decker

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Eric A. Decker

Contact Email: 

UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Natural Sciences/Food Science

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Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

Assessment Mechanism: 

No