Carolyn Slupsky PhD

Department of Nutrition and Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis

Carolyn Slupsky, Ph.D.

Professor Slupsky holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Nutrition and Food Science & Technology at the University of California, Davis. Her research is focused on the nexus between food, the gut microbiome, and health, with a focus on understanding how diet and the environment impact the relationship between the gut microbiome and host metabolism. She is particularly interested in how food / nutrition and environmental exposures impact the microbiome to shape prenatal and postnatal infant and child development. Professor Slupsky is a world-renowned leader in metabolomics and data integration, with more than 150 publications to date. She was named a UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow in 2015, and the Kinsella Endowed Chair in Food, Nutrition, and Health in 2016.