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Field-June-2018

Catherine Field

Professor

Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences

Agricultural Food and Nutritional Science

About Me

Degree

PhD, University of Alberta

Job/Research Area 

Nutritional Immunology


Research

Major Responsibilities/Research Interests 

My research program centers on the effect of nutrition on the immune system. Current areas of research are: the role of polyunsaturated fats on the development of the infant’s immune system, the use of specific fatty acids in the prevention and treatment of breast cancer and identifying the association between nutritional status and maternal mental health and the neuro-physical development of infants. 


Teaching