Kirk C. Klasing

Courses Taught

Nutrition 123: Comparative Animal Nutrition

This class examines the anatomical, physiological, and biochemical properties of animals that allows their capabilities to eat diverse types of foods.

Avian Sciences 150: Comparative Avian Nutrition

The focus of this class are the diverse digestive and metabolic strategies that permit birds to consume foods as diverse as nectar and other birds.

Nutrition 251: Nutrition and Immunity

The impact of diet on immunocompetence and the consequences for infectious and non-infectious diseases controlled by, or caused by, the immune system is examined. A separate focus is the impact of immune responses on the dietary needs of animals and humans.

Nutrition 257: Current Topics in Nitrogen Metabolism

This advanced graduate level class examines current literature in protein, amino acid, and nucleic acid metabolism.