College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

MJ Mosher

Professor of Nutrition and Human Variation, Western Washington University
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Dr. Mosher combined a background in obstetrics with a PhD in anthropological genetics from KU. She now focuses on the area of nutrigenomics, examining the role of diet and epigenetics as they impact evolution, adaptation and disease. She is currently teaching nutrition and human variation at Western Washington University.


Research Areas: Anthropology, biological anthropology, epigenetics, infectious disease (biological anthropology), medical anthropology, micronutrients deficiency, normal human variation, and population genetics (biology);