This course is designed to lay the foundation for nutrition research through a mix of student-led topic discussions and student presentations of research data, and faculty-led workshops on research methodologies. Students will become acquainted with a variety of approaches to research design, helping them to develop their own research projects and to evaluate the products of their research.This course is required for all doctoral students in the Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition (BMN) program and Masters students admitted to the BMN doctoral program. BMN students will be required to take this course for two years. Students from other Friedman School programs and Masters-level students may be considered only with the instructor’s consent. Meets third Tuesday of the month (September through December in the fall semester and January through May in the spring semester).